The gorgeous silhouette of Uttarakhand is accredited not only for its Himalayan Range but its architecturally rich Hindu Temples. The state is home to several Hindu pilgrimage sites of which some are situated atop lofty peaks; some are hidden in the remote Himalayas and can only be reached by trekking; and well some are easily accessible make the top places to visit. In Uttarakhand, foothills of the Himalayas are home to sacred Hindu destinations as well as sightseeing places of Haridwar and Rishikesh and the Greater Himalayas are home to Kedarnath, Badrinath and several other best places to visit for Hindu pilgrimage.
Amongst the most popular Hindu temples in Uttarakhand are the Shiva Temple of Kedarnath, Vishnu Temple of Badrinath, shrine of Goddess Ganga, Gangotri, and that of Goddess Yamuna, Yamunotri which together form the popular Hindu pilgrimage (yatra) and tourism places, Chhota Chardham. Uttarakhand also boasts the highest Shiva Temple, Tungnath that sits at a height of 3680 m. Not only this, the state is home to four more important Lord Shiva pilgrimage destinations – Kedarnath, Madhyamaheshwar, Rudranath, and Kalpeshwar which along with Tungnath create another holy yatra in Uttarakhand, Panch Kedar. Like Panch Kedar, there’s Panch Prayag where sacred temples are situated at the five confluences of holy rivers. The holy city of Haridwar is home to numerous temples. In the Kumaon Region of the state, the ancient Jageshwar Temple and the temples of Nanda Devi make for some important Hindu worship places.
One of the most important religious heritage sites - Kedarnath Dham is situated at an elevation of 3533m above the sea level and it is considered the most important journey for pilgrims who want to fulfil their transcendent quest. It is one of the 12 Jyotirlingas and Char Dhams visited by devotees fMore
Time to Get the Divine grace of Lord Vishnu in Badrinath Dham - Here the pious journey begins for divine bliss The portals of Badrinath Dham opened on 18th September 2021 and since then the Badrinath Dham of Uttarakhand is witnessing a great rush of devotees to get the divine blessings of LorMore
Kedarnath Yatra Update 2021: Removal of the Ban on Chardham Yatra 2021 has left the pilgrims spell bounded- Kedarnath witnessed the rush of Devotees. There is a major update for Kedarnath Chardham Yatra 2021. Usually, the holy Dham of Kedarnath opens every year in the month of April/ May but dueMore