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As the Hindu mythologies dictates, Kanwar yatra is related to the churning of ocean milk. Lord Shiva is believed of inhaling poison in a bit to save the world from burning due to its heat. However, afterwards, Shiva suffered from negative energy of poison. In Treta yug, Ravana, devotee of Shiva, brought holy water of Ganga by using kanwar and poured it on Shiva's temple in Puramahadev. Thus releasing Shiva from the negative energy of the poison.

Mythological story behind Kanwar Yatra

March of Kanwariya or the holy yatra by lakhs of saffron clad Hindu pilgrims start during the month of Shravan, the wet season each year in India. A long human chain visits Hindu pilgrimage places of Haridwar, Gaumukh and Gangotri in Uttarakhand, to fetch holy waters of Ganges River. Who are[Read More…]

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