Garhmukteshwar is a beautiful and sacred city in the Hapur district of Uttar Pradesh, India. The town is around 5 kilometres away from the sacred Ganges River. It is the nearest spot from Delhi where you can see the stunning scenery of the Ganges River and is an easy-to-reach destination by road. Every Full Moon Day in Kartik month, you can come here to enjoy the swimming fair. A popular tourist attraction here is a sacred bath in the Ganges River.
Another notable event here is Dussehra, which is celebrated with much fanfare. You may plan your weekend getaways from Delhi to Garhmukteshwar with our well-curated travel packages.
Garh Mukteshwar is also known as Mukti-Dham has great importance to Pind Daan & ancestors’ rituals at Brij Ghat. Here, pind daan and other ancestors’ rituals are being performed by the teerth purohits over the ghat. It is believed that performing the rituals here would lead the departed soul to heaven.
After the Pandavas won against the Kauravas in the battle of Mahabharata. It is their rite to conduct Pind Daan as to provide moksha to the soul of Kauravas & is the reason Lord Krishna urged Pandavas to conduct the rituals.
Pandavas conducted Pind Daan of Kauravas at the bank Ganga in Mukteshwar and after that, this place has received religious importance of conducting the Pind Daan at Garh Ganga.
Asthi Visarjan over Ganga at Garh Mukteshwar has great beliefs in Hindu Mythology.
Asthi Visarjan Pujan over Garh Ganga is conducted at Brij ghat beside the bank of river Ganga.
For the poojan, tirth purohit or priest is necessary to conduct the last rite and rituals. After the completion of mantras and daan, the dead person’s ash is poured over Ganga which is believed to lead to Moksha.
Pind daan at Garh Mukteshwar
After the Pandavas won against the Kauravas in the battle of Mahabharata, under the instructions of Lord Krishna, they conducted Pind Daan for the souls of Kauravas & all the soldiers who died during the battle.
Pandavas conducted Pind Daan here for helping the souls to attain moksha.
Asthi Visarjan at Garh Ganga | Garh Mukteshwar | MuktiDham
Being closest to Delhi, Garh Mukteshwar is the preferred place for asthi visarjan and shradh kriya. Maa Ganga flows through this city and it’s name is Garh Ganga. Package includes teerth purohit dakshina, Poojan samagri, exclusive boat ride over ganga & Brahmin daan.
Shradh & Brahmin Bhoj at Garh Mukteshwar
Perform the yearly Shradh Poojan here with this special package. This includes Teerth Purohit charges, Poojan Samagri, 5 Brahmin Bhoj arrangements & Brahmin Daan.
Tarpan in Garh Mukteshwar is performed for bringing happiness and relieve the performer and his family from any problems or pains that may arrive.
The term ‘trup’ refers to a person’s ability to please others. The basic word ‘Trup’ was used to create the term ‘Tarpan.’ Tarpan is the act of offering water to God, the Sages, the souls of ancestors, and human people and gratifying them with it.
The goal of tarpan is for God, departed ancestors’ spirits, and other entities whose names are uttered throughout the ritual to give pleasure on us.
For the departed father, grandpa, and great-grandfather, as well as the mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, the rite is done. Its purpose is to nurture, protect, and sustain the dead’s spirits on their journey from the lower to higher realms, prior to their reincarnation and reappearance on Earth. Depending on caste customs, the rites are done between the 11th and 31st day following death, and at regular intervals thereafter. A shraddha ritual is held on the first year death anniversary to allow the departed (preta) to be inducted into the assembly of forebears.