The munificence of nature is bestowed on Uttarakhand in abundance in the form of pristine glacial lakes. These lakes are formed by the glaciers which drain into the mountain gorges, forming the perennial and non-perennial source of water. One cannot resist the bountiful beauty of the emerald green lakes of Uttarakhand, which is a home to varied aquatic life. These placid lakes not only attract the attention of the visitors by its spellbinding beauty but also for its religious significance. Many of the lakes adorned in Uttarakhand are associated with local legends and mythological tales which are believed by the local people.