is really a veritable unearthly haven of rare bliss, a spiritual resort for
vanaprasthasram, and a sure and safe seat of beatitude. There hovers over every
inch of this sacred soil, divine tranquility and celestial harmony. It is here
in the caves of Himalayan range, or in the parnasalas on the banks of Ganges,
world famous saint-seers, sitting in motionless solitude meditated on the
all seasons, lasting for centuries, till gods blessed them with flashes of
intuition-source of the entire Bharata Vignana that has surpassed all the
lab-born modem science.
of their typical brood steeped in ancient insights are still seen in sequestered
places on the bank side asrams of this revered city, causing an irrepressible
wonder in the worldly men, indulged in counting of beads or chanting of God's
name in and out of the day, but finding no peace within or without. To this holy
spot, bus or train transports the yatris in about half-an hour journey from
Haridwar. After visiting the famous Satyanarayan temple on the way, the pilgrims
reach this quiet town surrounded on three sides by the Himalayan range.