Visit Hemkund Sahib with Hemkund Sahib Tour Packages. Hemkund Sahib is a lake at a high altitude and it is surrounded by seven mountains which are called Hemkund Parvat. The name Hemkund means Snow Lake. Near this lake is a pilgrimage centre of the Sikhs and Hindus. According to stories, Guru Govind Singh who was the tenth guru of the Sikhs had done meditation on this lake. According to the Hindu mythology, Lakshman is said to have performed his penance here too. There is a gurudwara and a temple at this site which attracts many pilgrims from all over. Visit this holy site with Hemkund Sahib Tour Packages.
The lake is a source of Hem Ganga or Lakshman Ganga which merges with Pushpawati stream. Hemkund Sahib is a mesmerizing place and is situated 4000 meters above sea level. The flower called the Lotus of the Gods blooms here after the snow melts. The place was originally known as Lokpal which means Keeper of the World. Book the Hemkund Sahib Tour Packages and experience this historic place.
The Guru Govind Singh's autobiography the Bachitra Natak mentions Hemkund Sahib or Lokpal. It is said that Lokpal was where Lakshman meditated and was his favorite place. Guru Govind Singh has been associated with place earlier in his earlier incarnations. Book the Hemkund Sahib Tour Packages to visit this place of religious importance. It is a small town which is home to a Gurudwara shaped like a star. It is dedicated to Guru Govind Singh who was the last of the gurus of the Sikhs.
This place was traced by a scholar called Tara Singh Narotam. The known scholar Bhai Vir Singh is largely responsible for developing the place after being discovered. Hemkund Sahib Tour Packages takes you to this place which is closely associated with Guru Govind Singh. Guru Govind Singh has written about his earlier incarnations in Bachitra Natak. Near the Gurudwara is a lake called Sarovar and is considered holy. Devotees come here and take a dip in the freezing waters to pay homage to the guru.
With Hemkund Sahib Tour Packages, one can trek to Hemkund Sahib from Gobind Ghat which is a distance of about 19 kilometers. The trek takes one through forests where alpine flowers and roses can be found in plenty. One lap of the trek takes you to Ghangharia which is at 13 kilometers and the next lap reaches you to Hemkund. Ghangharia is the base camp for the journey. One can reach Gobind Ghat from Haridwar, Dehradun or Rishikesh by car or bus.
Book the Hemkund Sahib Tour Packages to go on this spiritual journey. See the Hemkund Sahib gurudwara, the main attraction of this pilgrimage. The star shaped structure is made of concrete and stones on the shores of the lake. The Lok Pal temple is dedicated Lakshman and is near the gurudwara. See this holy place with Hemkund Sahib Tour Packages to visit the holy place which attracts Hindus and Sikhs. It is one of the sacred pilgrimage shrines and also a popular trekking destination.
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