Proper Name: Sapt Rishi Ashram
Location: Sapt Rishi Ashram Branch, Haridwar, Uttarakhand India
How To Reach: Sapt Rishi Ashram 5.5kms for Bus stand or Railway station.
Walking distance for road
Travellers need to plan their holidays in Haridwar really well. There are so many mythological sites to see in this time that you can easily miss many. While visiting Haridwar, don't miss the Bhimgoda Tank. The sacred tank is named after Bhima, the second of the five Pandavas in the Hindu epic Mahabharata. From Har ki Pauri, the Bhimgoda Tanks is located at a few minute's walking distance. Lying close to the tank is also a dam which is worth seeing.
Sapt Rishi Ashram is so named, as it is the place where sapt (meaning
seven) rishis (meaning sages) had once performed meditation. The Hindu
mythology records the names of these seven sages as Kashyapa, Vashisht,
Gautam, Jamadagi, Vishwamitra, Bhardwaja and Atri.
Therefore, the site of the temple is where those seven rishis had chosen to meditate. Devotees hold this ashram in high esteem due to its religious significance. Even today, the ashram is a regular haunt of rishis, saints and sages from different parts of the world. By visiting the Sapt Rishi Ashram, you can learn a lot of good lessons for your life.
If you are interested in yoga and meditation, you can make a visit to this ashram and attend classes offered on a regular basis. Not only believers of Hinduism, but tourists also from all across the globe arrive at the ashram to attain spiritual peace and happiness. So, don't forget to visit the place.