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Kushavarta Ghat, Haridwar


Kushavarta Ghat was built by a Maratha Queen, Ahilyabai Holkar. Here, people perform 'Shraadh’ ritual for the peace of the souls of their dear ones.It is believed that Dattatreya, a great saint from the ancient time, used to meditate here. According to legends, Dattatreya performed his penance here by standing on just one foot for around thousand years.

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