Ganga Aarti, Haridwar: How To Reach, Best Time & Tips

About Ganga Aarti

According to Hindu traditions and culture, the river Ganga is not a mere river; instead, it is the Divine Mother who gifts life in the form of water. Ganga Aarti is the worship of river Ganga. Thousands of visitors gather to watch the aarti both in the morning as well as in the evening when priests hold three-tier diyas and fire bowls in their hands and chant the Ganga mantras.

The bells of the temples at the ghat start ringing at the same time making the atmosphere enchanting. People float diyas on the river to show their respect. Although early morning aartis are also beautiful in the wake of the dawn, it is the evening aartis with vibrant lights from the candles and diyas, which draws more attraction.

Location - harkipodi, near Krishna Dham, Kharkhari, Haridwar

Timing - Aarti timings: 5:30 AM - 6:30 and 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM. 

Best Time to Visit - Aarti is done every day. Those preferring to be a part of a large crowd that is bustling with activity should visit the river in May or June. Those who prefer a quiet atmosphere should visit the river in July and August. 

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