Panch Sarovar

Panch Sarovar | 5 Holy Lakes Of India

Panch Sarovar or Holy Lakes Of India India is the land of the most serene and sacred lakes considered sacred by Buddhists, Jains, Sikhs and Hindus. There are five sacred lakes in India. Which are collectively known as Panch Sarovar. Which is mentioned in the Bhagavata Purana. According to the beliefs, taking a dip in these holy lakes means that all the sins are destroyed by taking a bath. And salvation is attained.

Panch Sarovar is related to the mythological period. Here religious people of Nepal, Tibet as well as India cannot stop themselves to bathe in these lakes and every devotee wishes to take a bath in the holy rivers of India. So, today in this article of ours, we tell detailed information about the 5 holy lakes of India. Who opens the gates of heaven to man.

Panch Sarovar


Pampa sarovar

Bindu Sarovar

Narayan Sarovar

Pushkar Sarovar

5 Holy Lakes Of India

Pushkar Lake

Pushkar Lake is situated amidst the Aravalli ranges in Pushkar in the state of Rajasthan. Let us tell you that this holy place is surrounded by 52 bathing ghats and more than 500 temples. Pushkar Lake The lake is considered as a sacred lake for the people of Hinduism. Because of that a large number of pilgrims keep coming here to take bath. According to Hindu scriptures, there are five sacred lakes here. Which are collectively called Panch-sarovar. Pushkar Lake is a major tourist destination of India. Which attracts a large number of Indian and foreign tourists.

Mansarovar Lake

Mansarovar Lake is a very beautiful place for tourists. It is situated 20 km away from Mount Kailash at an altitude of 20,015 feet. This lake is a symbol of purity. It is said that by bathing in this lake, a person gets freedom from all the sins committed in his life. Mount Kailash along with Mansarovar Lake has a historical significance of its own. Mansarovar is made up of two words. In it ‘Manas’ means mind and ‘Sarovar’ means lake.

According to Hindu mythology, Mansarovar Lake was first created in the mind of Lord Brahma. It was named Mansarovar because of him. According to Hinduism, Mount Kailash was that place. Where Lord Shiva used to reside. Hence this place is considered as heaven. It is said about the lake. that its color keeps changing. The color of the lake is blue near the shores which changes to green in the centre.

Pampa Sarovar Karnataka

Archeology in Karnataka Pampa Sarovar is located near Hampi. It is one of the five sacred lakes of India mentioned in the Shrimad Bhagwat Purana. Pampa Sarovar Lake is filled with lotus flowers. According to the Puranas, Pampa Sarovar is the same lake where Shabari used to wait for the arrival of Lord Rama. And this lake is the site of another mythological event where Pampala, a form of Parvati, did penance to Lord Shiva.

Bindu Sarovar

At a distance of 130 km from the city of Ahmedabad in the state of Gujarat, there is a small pond with the ruins of Bindu Sarovar, Rudra Mahal Temple and Arvadeshwar Shiva Temple in the city of Sidhpur. Bindu Sarovar is collectively part of the Panch Pavitra Sarovar of India. The mention of this holy lake is found in Ramayana and Mahabharata. According to mythological stories, Bindu Sarovar was created due to the falling of the tears of Lord Vishnu. Bindu Sarovar is the same holy place. Where Lord Parashurama immersed the ashes of his mother. For that reason it is known as Mother Moksha Sthal. And by taking a bath here all sins are washed away.

Narayan Sarovar

Narayan Sarovar is one of the most important Hindu religious places in the state of Gujarat. This lake is a part of 5 sacred lakes of Hinduism namely Panch Sarovar Man Sarovar, Pampa Sarovar, Bindu Sarovar, Narayan Sarovar and Pushkar Sarovar. This lake is associated with the occurrence of drought. To end this drought, Lord Vishnu appeared in the incarnation of Narayan in the lake.

The group of temples around Narayan Sarovar is called Narayan Sarovar Mandir. The main temples of this site are dedicated to Shri Trikamaraiji, Laxminarayan, Govardhannathji, Dwarkanath, Adi Narayan, Ranchhodraji and Lakshmiji. An annual fair held in the place during November and December is also a big tourist attraction.

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Interesting Facts of Panch Sarovar

There are five sacred lakes in India which are collectively called Panch Sarovar.

By taking a bath or dip in these holy lakes, all sins are destroyed.

There are hundreds of lakes in India but only 5 of them have religious significance.

These holy lakes are believed to be related to deities or sages.

Sarovar does not mean pond, pool or pool, you can also call the lake as a lake.

Situated in five different places of India, these lakes are the door to attain salvation.

These lakes are also called Tapobhoomi of ancient sages.


Q .Where is Pancha Maha Sarovar?

Manasarovar – Tibet, China

Bindu Sarovar – Siddhpur, Gujarat

Narayan Sarovar – Narayansar, Gujarat

Pampa Sarovar – Hampi, Karnataka

Pushkar Sarovar – Ajmer, Rajasthan

Q .How many Sarovara are in India?

There are hundreds of lakes in India but only 5 of them have religious significance.

Q .Where is Sabari ashram in Ramayana?

Pampa Sarovar, Hampi, Karnataka

Q .Where is the Pampa Sagar in India map?

On the India map, Pampa sagar is located in Karnataka to the south of Tungabhadra river. 

Q .Who is Pumpa Devi?

It is named after Goddess Pampa Devi.


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