taxi in haridwar it has been mentioned as Kapilsthan, Gangadwar and Mayapuri. It is also an entrance point to the Char Dham (Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri, and Yamunotri), Therefore both Shaivaites (followers of Lord Shiva) and Vaishnavites (followers of Lord Vishnu) visit this place. The famous King, Bhagirath, the great-grandson of the King Sagar is said to have brought the river Ganges from heaven, by years of penance in Satya Yuga, taxi in haridwar for the (salvation) of 60,000 of his ancestors from the curse of the saint Kapila, a tradition sustained by thousands of Hindus, who brings the ashes of their dead family members, in hope of their Moksha.Haridwar came beneath the ruling of the Maurya kingdom (322–185 BCE), and later under the Kushan kingdom (c. 1st–3rd centuries). The town also fell under the rule of Timur Lang (1336–1405).First Sikh Guru, Guru Nanak (1469–1539) bathed at 'Kushwan Ghat', his visit took place on the Baisakhi day in 1504 AD. Pundits of the Haridwar have been famous for keeping family tree records of the Hindu people. Famous as vahis, these records are updated on their visit to the city.