Great news for the spiritual lovers and the dedicated pilgrims, the famous Chardham Yatra in Uttarakhand, India is now opening all its gates for the worldwide tourists and the devoted pilgrims to catch the sacred glimpses of the major shrines of Uttarakhand. Char Dham Yatra that comprises of visit to four major temples namely: Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath; is the most popular pilgrimage tour in India that populates tremendous visitors and devotees on its different locations in the Himalayan valleys.
The doors of the Chardham shrines are remained closed all around the winters due to snow bound conditions and unfavorable environment but since the right season has come when the valleys are freed from the snow stuck conditions; and with winters saying goodbye to us, the best reason is here to attract tremendous devotees for visiting the holy sites in the districts of Uttarakhand.
For this year, the May month is bringing the auspicious days for visiting these sacred shrines. For all the four major Dhams, the dates for re-opening the gates are:
Gangotri-13thMay, Akshaya Tritiya (a holy day)
Yamunotri- 13thMay, Akshaya Tritiya (a holy day)
And successively the temple committees of different temples are expecting great citing to these shrines. At the same time, the doors will remain open for the next six months and will be closed during October & November.
The dates announced for the respective shrines typically depend upon the season and present environment of the area along with the atmospheric pressure in the Himalayas and Uttarakhand districts. It is to be noted that when the ice lingam formation starts under the cave of the Himalayas, the tour announces its dates. The whole chardham dates are dependent upon the ice lingam formation at the area and when the heavy snow fall is recorded, the tour announces its closure dates. For the time being, the idols of the respective temples are being carried away to other location, where they are being worshipped for the remaining season, specifically during winters.
For the rest of the days, the idol of Lord Badrinarayan is being taken to the temple of the Pandukeshwar village; the idol of Lord Shiva is being carried away to Okhimath temple and the idols of Goddesses Ganga and Yamuna is being taken to Mukhuva and Kharsali temples respectively.
So if you are in planning for a sacred expedition towards the Himalayas, the confirmed dates will help you to manage your touring program accordingly. Besides, there are numerous tour operators that will further assist you in this respect and will cast your program accordingly. The spiritual tour to Uttarakhand that generally starts from Haridwar will be stuffed with detailed information and the relevant arrangements for it.
And if you are interested for the Chardham Yatra by helicopter, the tour managers are there to make the necessary arrangements for it. This will help you to visualize the Himalayan valleys more closely and beautifully by saving your time and energy.
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