The 5 Holy Lakes of Hinduism
BINDU SAROVAR. SIDDHPUR, GUJARAT
It is believed that Lord Parshuram performed the pind-
ceremony for his mother here.
The pilgrimage attracts thousands of devotees from all over India.
Narayan Sarovar, Gujarat
Legend has it that the ancient river Saraswati used to flow into this lake.
Two yearly fairs are held here, one in Chaitra (April -May) and the other in Kartik (November- December)
Pampa Sarovar, Hampi, Karnataka
The lake is mentioned in Ramayana, as the location of Sugriva's monkey kingdom.
Temples dedicated to Goddess Lakshmi and Lord Shiva face the lake.
Pushkar Lake, Pushkar, Rajasthan
The lake is mentioned in Ramayana and Mahabharata, as well as several puranas.
Home to one of the rare temples where you can worship the creator god Brahma, it is an important pilgrimage spot.
The only one among the five lakes which isn't in India, this lake is sacred to Buddhists and Jains as well.
It is believed to be one of the abodes of Lord Shiva.
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