The pilgrimage town of Haridwar
is truly a treasure trove of Ashrams. If you are in this town to visit
all the ashrams one after another, you can never miss a visit to the
Sapt Rishi Ashram or Sapt Sarovar. The popular ashram is situated just
at 5 km from Har ki Pauri
you are seeking spiritualism, you should head straight to this sacred
ashram in holy Haridwar.
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
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.