The gates of the Kedarnath temple were closed for the winter season on November 6. Ahead of the closing of portals, priest Baghesh Ling performed the rituals at 8 AM, reported PTI. The five-face idol of Baba Kedar was now shifted to the Omakareshwar temple at Ukhimath for worship during the season. Reportedly, over 2.4 lakh pilgrims visited the shrine since the Chardham Yatra began in September.
Courtesy: Press Trust Of India
The unveiling of the statue of Adi Guru Shankaracharya has been done by PM Narendra Modi at the Kedarnath Temple. The statue was reconstructed after it was destroyed in 2013. Reportedly, PM Modi offered prayers before the inauguration of the statue at the temple. Notably, Kedarnath Temple is one of the four… read-more
PM Narendra Modi offered prayers at the Shiva Temple in Kedarnath on November 5. However, the 12-foot statue of Adi Guru Shankaracharya will be unveiled and inaugurated by Modi. Furthermore, the project work started in 2019 and is reported to be worth Rs 400 crore, weighing 35 tonnes. Reportedly, the unveiling will be… read-more
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