Travellers need to plan their holidays in
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
, 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.
The legend attached to this tank quickly catches everyone's interest.
According to the Hindu mythology, the Bhimgoda tank came to exist when
Bhima (the second of the Pandava brothers) thrust his knee against the
ground. Bhimgoda is, therefore, a combination of the words Bhim (the
legendary hero in Mahabharata) and goda (a Hindi word for knee).
The Bhimgoda tank has the water of the Ganges flowing into it. As
mentioned above, a dam located close to the tank is also worth watching.
The construction of the dam is a wonderful example of the modern-day
The tank also remains skirted with wonderfully laid-out gardens. The
surroundings of the tank are fragrant with the flowers. In addition,
there are fountains adding a lot of beauty to the entire area. Whether
you are a pilgrim or a backpacker, you can spend some of the most
wonderful moments of your life at the Bhimgoda Tank.