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 […]

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 […]

Guptakashi near Kedarnath

Guptaksahi has a great importance quite like that of Kashi. The ancient Vishwanath temple, Ardnareswar temple and Manikarnik Kund, where the two streams of Ganga and Yamuna are believed for their redemption. Lord Shiva was not willing and so eluded the Pandavas repeatedly. He took refuge at Kedarnath in the form of a bull. Being […]

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 […]