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Kushavarta Ghat – Haridwar

Kushavarta Ghat, Haridwar is a sacred spot chosen by millions of Hindus to perform holy bath and Shradh rituals at Haridwar. This bathing spot is located 500 meters south of Hari Ki Pauri. The remains of the dead are immersed in this Ghat Legend has it that Dattatreya performed Tapas here for thousands of years. Some legends mention that Dattatreya stood on leg at Kushavarta Ghat for thousands of years. Apart from taking holy dip, anther important ritual performed here is Shradh. People from around the country perform Shradh rituals dedicated to the departed souls in their family. Kushavarta Ghat was built by Ahilya Bai Holkar.