Significance of Kedarnath Temple

Kedarnath Temple

Kedarnath Temple is one of the Panchkedar Temples located in Uttarakhand state of North India. Kedarnath temple is located near Chorabari Glacier, the head of river Mandakini in the district of Rudraprayag in the state of Uttarakhand in North India. It is situated at elevation of 3,553 m (11,657 ft). It is a Hindu holy town […]

Kedarnath Yatra 2019 | Kedarnath Temple dates

Kedarnath Yatra, or pilgrimage to popular Kedarnath temple, also known as the yatra to the seat of Lord Shiva, is one of the major pilgrimage tours as per Hinduism. Kedarnath Temple opening date in 2019 is 9 May.. The kapat of Shri Kedarnath Temple will open on 9 May 2019 at 5.35 AM. Kedarnath temple […]

No danger to Kedarnath Temple – IIT Experts Team, Chennai

No danger to Kedarnath Temple, says IIT experts team from Chennai. It is to note that Kedarnath shrine was partially damaged due to Uttarakhand flash floods in 2013. The Himalayan shrine of Kedarnath which was marred by devastating deluge in 2013 is stable and its foundation was not damaged, an IIT expert team from Chennai […]

Kedarnath Temple Closing date 2017

Kedarnath, the seat of Lord Shiva, is one of the “Dwadasha Jyotirlingas” (12 prominent temples of Lord Shiva). In 2017, Kedarnath temple remains closed from October 21. Generally, the closing day of Kedarnath temple is fixed which is on Yama Dwitiya or Bhai Dooj, a couple of days after Diwali. Because of harsh winter, the temple […]

Kedarnath Temple to reopen on 4 May 2014

Kedarnath Temple to reopen on 4 May 2014, two days after Akshaya Tritiya. The sacred portals of the Himalayan shrine of Kedarnath will be thrown open for devotees on May 4 after a six month closure during winter when the area remains snowbound. The gates of the famed temple dedicated to Lord Shiva will be […]

Adi Shankaracharya Samadhi, Kedarnath destroyed by Uttarakhand Floods

Adi Shankaracharya Samadhi at Kedarnath

Adi Shankaracharya Samadhi which was built in the eighth century has also faced the wrath of devastating floods. Adi Shankaracharya Samadhi which was in the premises or surroundings of Kedarnath Shiva Temple was blown away by the destructive cloud burst in Garhwal region of Uttarakhand. Two statues of Shankaracharya, a sphatik linga and a Hanuman […]

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 […]