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Gita Bhawan in Rishikesh

Gita Bhawan – a place where Gita, symbolizing the Hindu vedas and epics, is preserved. Also known as the place of Guru Shri Ram Sukh Daasji. Situated in the Swargashram, at the foot of the Himalayas, the Ashram has established itself as a body which preserves the Hindu literature.

Gita Bhawan in Rishikesh Timing

Gita Bhawan Ashram

A very large complex having halls where regular discourses are arranged, and over 1000 rooms for free accommodation for the devotees and the visitors alike. The devotees are served with simple vegetarian food and Indian sweets at a nominal price. The devotees gather at the ashram to experience the peace and tranquility in the atmosphere; they listen to the discourses, bathe in the Rver Ganga at the ghats built in the ashram itself.

The River Ganges is worshipped every evening; it takes about 30 minutes for the evening prayer.

The Ayurvedic Department
– The department is responsible manufacturing and dispensing the ayurvedic medicines according to the scriptures using herbs from the Himalayas and the water from the Ganges. The medicines are dispensed both free of cost and at a nominal price, to the masses.

Other Activities – The Ashram also house the Laxmi-Narayan temple, the book shop, the cloth shop, and also free boat service.

The Banyan Tree – The old banyan tree holds a special place in the Ashram. It is believed that the likes of Saint Ramtirth had performed penance under this tree. The tree and the surrounding provide a peaceful place to the devotees to perform meditation and sadhana.

How to Reach Gita Bhawan in Rishikesh


From Railway Station
: From the Station, head in the south direction and turn slight left towards the Haridwar road. Turn left onto the Haridwar road where you pass by the Petrol Pump on the left. Continue onto the Haridwar-Rishikesh-Badrinath road/ NH 58 and you cross the colonhydrotherapyindia on the left. Turn right onto the Neelkanth Bridge road, and you see the Glacier tour on the left. Turn right onto the Neelkanth Temple road, and turn slight right towards the Swargashram. Turn right onto the Swargashram. Take the first left and you find the Gita Bhawan on the left.

From Bus Stand
: From the Bus stand, head in the south-east on the Nirmal Ashram road. Turn left at the Girnari Lal Jugmandar Das Jain Shop onto the Haridwar road, where you pass by the Petrol Pump on the left. Continue onto the Haridwar-Rishikesh-Badrinath road/ NH 58 and you cross the colonhydrotherapyindia on the left. Turn right onto the Neelkanth Bridge road, and you see the Glacier tour on the left. Turn right onto the Neelkanth Temple road, and turn slight right towards the Swargashram. Turn right onto the Swargashram. Take the first left and you find the Gita Bhawan on the left.

Best Time to Visit: The best time to visit the Gita Bhawan is during the summer season when all the devotees read the Ramayan together.

Gita Bhawan Address: Swargashram, Swarg Ashram, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand - 249304

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