Story: Origin of Guptakashi, History

What is the story behind the origin of Guptakashi? What are the legends mentioned in Puranas about Guptakashi near Kedarnath in Uttarakhand? As per the Hindu Scriptures, Guptakashi is one of the Sapta Kashis, Seven prominent Temples or holy places dedicated to Lord Shiva. The legend holds that subsequent to the Kurukshetra war of the […]

Chardham Yatra 2017 | Char Dham Yatra Opening dates in 2017

Chardham Yatra or Char Dham temple tour is the most holy pilgrimage tour to four prominent abodes in Hinduism. In 2017, in fact every year, Chardham Yatra opening dates occur during Akshaya Tritiya. In 2017, Yamunotri temple opening date is April 28. Gangotri will also open on April 28. Usually, Kedarnath temple opening date is decided […]

Agastya Muni Ashram near Kedarnath

Agastya Muni Ashram is one of the holy places covered under Chardham Temples pilgrimage. 18 kms form Rudraprayag, at an altitude of 1000 mts and on the bank of river Mandakini, this is the place where Rishi Agastya meditated for years. A temple by the name of Agasteshwar Mahadev is dedicated to sage Agastya and […]

TTD Pilgrim Amenities Centers at Chardham Temples

With floods devastating the Char Dham — Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath – in Uttarakand, the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) has decided to speed up its proposal to construct Pilgrim Amenities Complexes (PACs) at the four pilgrim centres. It was only last month that the TTD had discussions with the Uttarakhand government to construct the […]

TTD Balaji Temple at Gangotri?

Is TTD planning to construct Balaji Temple at Gangotri? The official sources of TTD say ‘YES’. As the government of Uttaranchal requested the TTD officials to construct Balaji Temple at Gangotri, the TTD management is planning to build a Balaji Temple at one of the Chardham Temples. The engineering department has been directed to prepare […]

TTD Balaji Temple at Yamunotri?

Is TTD planning to construct Balaji Temple at Yamunotri? The official sources of TTD say ‘YES’. As the government of Uttaranchal requested the TTD officials to construct Balaji Temple at Yamunotri, the TTD management is planning to build a Balaji Temple at one of the Chardham Temples. The engineering department has been directed to prepare […]

TTD Balaji Temple at Kedarnath?

Is TTD planning to construct Balaji Temple at Kedarnath? The official sources of TTD say ‘YES’. As the government of Uttaranchal requested the TTD officials to construct Balaji Temple at Kedarnath, the TTD management is planning to build a Balaji Temple at one of the Chardham Temples. The engineering department has been directed to prepare […]

TTD Balaji Temple at Badrinath?

Is TTD planning to construct Balaji Temple at Badrinath? The official sources of TTD say ‘YES’. As the government of Uttaranchal requested the TTD officials to construct Balaji Temple at Badrinath, the TTD management is planning to build a Balaji Temple at one of the Chardham Temples. The engineering department has been directed to prepare […]

How to reach Kedarnath Temples

Kedarnath Temple

The sacred land of twelve Jyotilingas incarnation of Lord Shiva at height of 3581 metres in the state of Uttranchal falling in Rudraprayag of northern India is flogged by devotees during the peak permitted season falling between the month of May and October every year. Kedarnath has good connectivity with all parts of India. The […]