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Bhimgoda In Haridwar – Importance Of The Holy Kund – Story

Bhimgoda is a sacred tank at Haridwar. Thousands of devotees take a holy dip in this kund. Bhimgoda is named after Bhima, the second of the Pandava brothers. It is located around 300 m from Har Ki Pauri. A temple located in front of Bhimgoda has murtis of 24 incarnations of Hindu God Vishnu.

Origin of Bhimgoda

Legend has it that Pandavas were on their way to Himalayas and when they reached the spot they felt thirsty. It is said that Bhima thrust his knee and a kund or pond was formed. Water from River Ganga flows into the tank.

Bhimgoda is located below a mountain and there a few murtis located here.

The spot is chiefly popular with devotees for taking holy dip.