Laxman Jhula Sevantri - Origin of Gomti River from Lakshman Jhula Ramdarbar

Laxman Jhula Sevantri - Origin of Gomti River from Lakshman Jhula Ramdarbar, it tells about Lakshman Jhula of Sevantri that is origin of Gomti river.


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You must have heard the name of Lakshman Jhula, this swing is a foot bridge hanging over the river Ganga in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand.

It is believed that Lord Rama's younger brother Lakshmana had crossed this river by building a bridge with two jute ropes, due to which it got the name Lakshman Jhula.

The impact of this Laxman Jhula has been so great in India that whenever a suspension foot bridge is built on any river, it is called Laxman Jhula.

Today we are going to give you information about the origin of Gomti river along with the Lakshman Jhula built over the this River, so let's start.

Trip and specialty of Lakshman Jhula


A small dam i.e. Anicut is built at the origin of Gomti river. This anicut is called Ramdarbar anicut.

There is a hanging foot bridge over the Gomti River that fills this anicut, which is called Laxman Jhula. This bridge made of iron wires looks quite strong.

When we walk on this bridge and go to the middle of it, this bridge seems to be swinging. If you look from the middle of the bridge, you can see a beautiful view all around.

During the rainy season, the lush green mountains all around and the Gomati river flowing through them look very beautiful. It seems as if we have come to heaven.

When seen from both sides of the swing, the Ganesh temple is visible on one side in the middle of the swing and the ucenotaph of the late Mahant of Rokadiya Hanuman temple is visible on the other side.

Apart from Laxman Jhula, there is also a walking path over the anicut to reach the other side of the river. This road is called Rampul.

After crossing the river from Rampul, going to the other side, the statues of the saints along with their footprints are installed in front.

It is said that this Laxman Jhula was built on the request of Mahant Swami Narayandas ji of Rokadiya Hanuman Temple on behalf of Aagriya Thikana of Amet.

When Mahant Narayandas Maharaj of Rokadiya Hanuman Temple died at the age of 105, his last rites were performed near this Lakshman Jhula.

Actually this area has been used as a place of salvation. Many saints and saints have been cremated here, whose mementos are still present in the form of cenotaphs and charan padukas.

Ramdarbar temple is a little ahead in front of Rampul. In Ram Darbar, Lord Ram and Mother Sita are sitting on the throne, Lakshmanji is standing on one side of them and Bharatji is standing on the other side. Hanumanji and Shatrughan ji are sitting below.

Shri Gomti Rameshwar Mahadev Temple is built in front of Ramdarbar temple i.e. next to Anicut. An ancient four-faced Shivalinga is installed in the temple.

There is dense greenery around the temple. When the water of the anicut overflows it flows in front of the temple in the form of river Gomti.

History of Sevantri


It is said that after killing Ravana in Lanka, when Ram, Lakshman and Sita were going to Ayodhya by Pushpak plane, their plane landed at this place for some time.

At this place a flower named Sevantri had fallen from the hand of Sita Mata, due to which this place was named Sevantri.

Origin of Gomti River


Apart from Lakshman Jhula, this place is quite famous because it is the origin place of Gomti River. The Gomti River, which feeds the Rajsamand Lake, originates in the hills surrounding the Lakshman Jhula Ram Darbar Dam in Sevanti.


This river, after traveling a distance of about 50 kilometers from its origin, meets Rajsamand Lake. Rajsamand Lake was built by Maharana Raj Singh of Mewar in the 17th century.

Places to visit near Laxman Jhula


If we talk about the places to visit near Laxman Jhula, then you can see Charbhuja Nath Temple, Sewntri Roopnarayan Temple, Rokadiya Hanuman Temple etc.

How to reach Lakshman Jhula?


Now let us talk about how to reach this Lakshman Jhula? This Laxman Jhula is built a little before Sevantri town of Rajsamand district.

When we go from Charbhuja temple of Garhbor to Roopnarayan temple of Sewantri, this Lakshman Jhula is built on the side of the road a little before Sewantri.

The distance here is about 7 kilometers from Charbhuja Temple of Garhbor, about 47 kilometers from Rajsamand and about 110 kilometers from Udaipur.

To reach Laxman Jhula from Udaipur Railway Station, you will have to go via Nathdwara, Rajsamand, Gomti Chauraha, Garhbor.

If you are fond of visiting religious places amidst the mountains, then you must visit this important place of Mewar full of natural beauty.

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Ramesh Sharma {M Pharm, MSc (Computer Science), PGDCA, MA (History), CHMS}

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