Today I am going to give you information about the top 10 religious places of Uttarakhand, which have been included in the list of top 10 religious places of Uttarakhand. If you like visiting religious places, then after going to Uttarakhand, you must visit all these religious places. Let us now know about the top 10 religious places of Uttarakhand –
Located in the city of Gods, Haridwar – Har Ki Pauri Ghat –
Har Ki Pauri Ghat located in Haridwar, which is called the city of Gods, is the main centre of attraction of Haridwar, where the Ganga Mata Aarti held at sunset is very famous not only in India but also in the world. Every year crores of pilgrims come to Haridwar to participate in this Aarti and take a bath in the river Ganga because it is said that the pilgrim who takes a bath in the river Ganga at Har Ki Pauri Ghat directly attains salvation.
The first Kedar and main temple of Chardham of Uttarakhand – Kedarnath Temple –
Kedarnath Temple, located in Uttarakhand, is surrounded by three mountains (Kedarnath, Kharchkund, and Bharatkund) as well as the confluence of five rivers (Kshirganga, Mandakini, Saraswati, Swarnagauri, and Madhuganga). The idol of Lord Shiva is worshipped here. Among the Panchkedar and Char Dhams of Uttarakhand, Kedarnath temple is the most crowded. To reach Kedarkantha trek, it is about 16-18 km from Gaurikund. One has to go by trekking, which apart from walking, can also be completed by horse, mule or palanquin.
Madmaheshwar Temple – Uttarakhand
This temple, known as Madmaheshwar Temple in Uttarakhand, is famous as the second Kedar of Panchkedar. The navel of Lord Shiva is worshiped in Madmaheshwar temple. While visiting Panchkedar, pilgrims do not forget to visit Lord Shiva enshrined in this temple. The trek to Madmaheshwar Temple is approximately 16 km. Which has to be completed on foot, horse or mule.
Third Kedar of Uttarakhand – Tunganath Temple –
Tungnath Temple is known as the Third Kedar of Uttarakhand, where the heart and arms of Lord Shiva are worshipped. This temple is about 3.5 km from Chopta (Mini Switzerland). Is located at a distance. To reach Tungnath Temple from Chopta (Mini Switzerland), you can also avail the facility of horse or mule instead of foot trek.
Fourth Kedar of Uttarakhand – Rudranath Temple –
Famous as the fourth Kedar of Uttarakhand, Ekanan i.e. the face of Lord Shiva is worshiped in this temple. In the Rudranath temple, Lord Shiva is not worshiped as a Shivalinga, but in the form of an idol and that idol is considered to be Swayambhu i.e. the idol that has appeared from itself. The climb to Rudranath temple is about 22-24 km. Which you can complete on foot, horse or mule.
Fifth Kedar of Uttarakhand – Kalpeshwar Temple –
This temple is known as the last i.e. fifth Kedar of Uttarakhand, where the hair of Lord Shiva is worshipped. One does not have to trek even a little to reach Kalpeshwar Temple, because the vehicle goes only 300 meters before this temple, hence this temple is considered to be the most easily visited temple of Panchkedar.
Badrinath Temple –
BadriPanch Kedare is one of the most attractive pilgrimages in Uttarakhand. Battractiveis worshipped in the Badrinath temple, which is considered to be a form of Lord Vishnu. One does not have to trek to reach Badrinath temple, because any vehicle can reach very close to this temple without any problem.
Note:- Badrinath Dham is included in the Char Dham (Big Char Dham) of India as well as the Char Dham (Chhoti Char Dham) of Uttarakhand.
Gangotri Temple –
This temple is dedicated to Mother Ganga. The height of the temple is about 20 feet, inside which the idol of Ganga Mata has been installed. There is no need to trek to reach Gangotri Temple because bikes, cars, taxis, jeeps bus etc. all bike cars taxis jeeps temple. The trek to Gaumukh starts from the Gangotri temple itself. If you wish, after having the darshan of Mother Ganga, you can also start the trek to Gaumukh, which is about 18 km from Gangotri Temple. There is a trek of.
Yamunotri Temple –
Yamunotri Temple is a part of the Char Dham of Uttarakhand, where the idol of Yamuna Mata installed in the temple is worshipped. About 6 km to reach Yamunotri temple. One has to trek, which starts from Janaki Chatti, the nearest road to this temple, where vehicles can reach.
Mata Surkanda Devi Temple located in Dhanaulti –
Mata Surkanda Devi Temple located in Dhanaulti is considered one of the 51 Shaktipeeths. When Lord Vishnu divided the body of Mata Sati into 51 parts with his Sudarshan Chakra, the head of Mata Sati fell here and since then it has been known as Surkanda Devi. Situated on the Chamba-Mussoorie road, this temple is about 2.5 km from the nearest town Kaddukhal. It is situated at a distance of 2.5 km. The distance has to be completed by trekking.