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Yamunotri (River Yamuna)

Yamunotri (River Yamuna)

This is the source of river Yamuna. It is situated at 3235 meters above the sea level. A small temple dedicated to Goddess Yamuna is here. To reach the place 13 kilometers trekking is required…

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Gangotri (River Ganga) – Uttarakhand

Gangotri (River Ganga) – Uttarakhand

This is the source of river Ganga- the holiest river of Hinduism. The place is situated 3200 meters above the sea level. There is a small temple dedicated to river Ganga or Gangamata here. According…

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Kedarnath (Lord Shiva) Temple

Kedarnath (Lord Shiva) Temple

One of the Jyotirlinga temples of Lord Shiva. The temple is on the high Himalayas; about 12000 feet from the sea level. The shrine is open for about six months; it remains closed during the…

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Badrinath (Lord Vishnu)Temple

Badrinath (Lord Vishnu)Temple

A famous Hindu temple of India.The legend tells us that one day Goddess Mahalakshmi happened to see Lord Vishnu taking penance in the open air without even a shield to protect from the biting cold.…

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Chardham of Uttarakhand -Introduction

Chardham of Uttarakhand -Introduction There are two temple clusters by the name ‘Chardham’ in India. One is traditional, popularised by  Sankaracharya – the well-known reformer of Hinduism- and the other developed by local practice. The…

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