How is Kedarnath Temple? and status 2022

Anfostar Team Sun Oct 16, 2022
How is Kedarnath Temple?  and status  2022
How is Kedarnath Temple? and status

The world famous Kedarnath Temple (3,562 m) is situated at a height of 3,562 m, built in the Katyuri style, at the foot of the Kedarnath mountain peak, near the Mandakini river that originates from the Chauribari glacier. It is believed to be built more than 1000 years ago.

It is a popular belief that it was built by the Pandavas or their descendant Janmejaya. It is also popular that the temple was renovated by Jagadguru Adi Shankaracharya.

There is a samadhi of Shankaracharya ji in the back side of the temple. The construction period of this temple by Rahul Sankrityayan is said to be between 10th and 12th century.

This temple is a wonderful and attractive specimen of architecture. The sharp rock in the sanctum sanctorum of the temple is worshiped in the form of Lord Shiva in the form of Sadashiv.

The doors of Kedarnath temple are opened fifteen days before the 'Mesh Sankranti' and near 'Aghan' Sankranti, the night of Balraj is worshiped at four o'clock and on the day of Bhaiya Dooj, at four o'clock in the morning, along with the samadhi of Ghrit Kamal and Vastra etc. to Shri Kedar, the doors are closed. go Near Kedarnath are Gandhi Sarovar and Vasukital. To reach Kedarnath, via Guptkashi from Rudraprayag one has to travel 20 km further to Gaurikund, by motorway and 14 km on foot, passing through moderate and steep slopes.

The temple is built on the ghat of Mandakini, there is darkness inside and only with the help of lamp, Shankar ji has darshan. Shivling is self-existent.

On the front side, the pilgrims offer water and flowers and on the other hand offering ghee to the Lord, they meet with full arms, the idol is four cubits long and one and a half hands thick.

The Jagmohan of the temple has huge idols of five Pandavas including Draupadi. There are many ponds behind the temple, in which Achaman and Tarpan can be done.

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