Kedarnath Temple
Kedarnath Temple

Kedarnath Temple

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One of the most respected and historic Hindu temples is Kedarnath Temple, which is situated in Uttarakhand's Rudraprayag district. It is devoted to Lord Shiva and is one of the four holy places in Hinduism that make up the Char Dham Yatra. 

The Garhwal Mountains' snow-capped peaks surround the temple, which is located at a height of 3,583 meters above sea level. The temple is said to have been constructed in the eighth century by Adi Shankaracharya and thereafter repaired by several kings from various dynasties. The only two ways to go to Kedarnath Temple are on foot or by horseback, and it is said that the journey there is just as significant as the actual worship, or darshan. The beginning of the trip to the temple is in Gaurikund, which is 16 kilometers away from the temple. It takes around 6-7 hours to make the steep, difficult hike to the temple. 

The temple is renowned for its distinctive design and fine craftsmanship. The primary deity of the temple is a lingam, a conical representation of Lord Shiva that is said to be one of the 12 Jyotirlingas (manifestations of Lord Shiva. The region around Kedarnath is renowned for its scenic beauty and trekking paths in addition to the temple. Treks may be taken by visitors to places close by such as Gandhi Sarovar, a glacial lake at 4,735 meters above sea level, Vasuki Tal, and Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary. 

The summer months of May to June and the fall months of September to November are ideal for visiting Kedarnath Temple because of the good weather and breathtaking scenery. Nonetheless, from December to February, guests can also visit the temple; however, the temple is closed during this period owing to excessive snowfall.

Finally, Kedarnath Temple is a respected location that offers the ideal fusion of spiritual importance, scenic beauty, and adventure. It is the perfect location for individuals looking for peace and quiet due to its picturesque surroundings and stunning vistas. Kedarnath Temple is a place you shouldn't miss, whether you're a pilgrim, an adventurer, or just trying to relax.

 

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      4:00 am to 9:00 pm
      Mid May to October
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