Saptrishi Ashram

In Haridwaron the bank of Ganga in Motichur Haridwar
4 kms / 15 mins
From Har Ki Pauri, Haridwar
1 hr

Saptrishi Ashram is an old beautiful ashram located at 5 km from Haridwar on the banks of Ganga (Sapt Sarovar). Established by Goswami Guru Dutt in 1943, Saptrishi Ashram is a well maintained complex with several rooms to stay. A residential hostel and sanskrit school is located within the complex for poor children.

Saptrishi Ashram Myth & History

As per mythology, there were Sapt Rishis , seven great sages namely Kashyapa, Vashisht, Atri, Vishwamitra, Jamadagi, Bharadwaja and Gautam. Once Sapt Rishis decided to meditated on the banks of river Ganga. Soon their meditation get disturbed by heavy gushing sound of river flow and they trapped the flow of river Ganga. Later on Ganga split her flow in seven seperate streams to make lesser noise. Those seven streams of river Ganga known as Sapt Sarovar and place where Sapt Rishi meditated called as Saptrishi Ashram.

How To Reach Saptrishi Ashram Haridwar

Saptrishi Ashram is located in Motichur, at a distance of 5 km from Haridwar. One can reach Saptrishi Ashram by taxi or bus from Haridwar bus stand. Nearest railway station to reach Saptrishi Ashram is Haridwar railway station (7 km) and airport at Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun (30 kms).

Location of Saptrishi Ashram

Saptrishi Ashram is located in In Haridwar ( on the bank of Ganga in Motichur Haridwar). You can view its location on Google Map below.

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