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Har Ki Pauri (Devanagari: हर-की-पौडी) is a famous ghat on the banks of the Ganges in Haridwar in Uttarakhand state in India. This revered place is the major landmark of the holy city of Haridwar. Literally, "Har" means "Lord Shiva", "ki" means "of" and "paudi" means "steps". Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu are believed to have visited the Brahmakund in Har ki Paudi in the Vedic times. There is a large footprint said to belong to Lord Vishnu on a stone wall. Har ki Pauri

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  • Copyright: Nilotpal Patra (nilotpal_patra) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 206 W: 68 N: 305] (1684)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2007-10-08
  • Categories: Daily Life
  • Exposure: f/4.8, 1/431 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2010-06-10 2:05
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