History of Rishikesh

Legend of Lord Rama and Lord Vishnu:

The name “Rishikesh” is derived from two Sanskrit words: “Rishi” and “Kesh.” According to Hindu mythology and tradition, the name “Rishikesh” is associated with a legend that involves Lord Vishnu and Lord Rama. The story goes as follows: Legend of Lord Rama and Lord Vishnu: According to Hindu mythology, Lord Vishnu incarnated as Lord Rama, the seventh avatar of Vishnu, during the Treta Yuga (one of the four ages in Hindu cosmology). Lord Rama, along with his wife Sita and his loyal companion Lakshmana, spent a significant part of their…