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  • October 10, 2022 5:34 am
  • Uttarakhand
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The famed town of Rudraprayag is named after the Rudra avatar of Lord Shiva. This heavenly town is encircled by the emerald lakes, glaciers, foaming rivers and silver streams.

The Kedarnath Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva built by Pandavas and revived by Adi Sankaracharya and is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas, the holiest Hindu shrines of Shiva. Pandavas were supposed to have pleased Shiva by doing penance in Kedarnath.

It is on the Garhwal Himalayan range near the Mandakini river in Kedarnath, Uttarakhand in India. Due to extreme weather conditions, the temple is open only between the end of April (Akshaya Tritriya) to November (Kartik Purnima – the autumn full moon). During the winters, the vigrahas (deities) from Kedarnath temple are brought to Ukhimath and worshipped there for six months.


List of Districts in Uttarakhand
1.Haridwar
2.Dehradun
3.Udham Singh Nagar
4.Nainital
5.Pauri Garhwal
6.Almora
7.Tehri Garhwal
8.Pithoragarh
9.Chamoli
10.Uttarkashi
11.Bageshwar
12.Champawat
13.Rudraprayag

 

Location

Rudraprayag,246171,Uttarakhand

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