Kedarnath is the biggest pilgrim convocation that is undertaken by an uncountable throng of Shiva date from every nook and corner of the world. Situated on the foothills of the snow-capped Himalayas these four spiritual shrines are the prime spiritual circuit that magnet ardent gallivanters who are on the pursuit of solace and peace. Not only the spiritual bliss this place also gives a plethora of heart-winning view of snow-covered mountains and sheer beauty. Our eternal desire to attain Moksha is something that ignites credence to almighty and inspires us to cling on the path of virtue and humanity. It is believed that Kedarnath is the ultimate doorway to attain “Moksha” and the urge to reach the summit of spirituality and consciousness devotees captivating devotees from all across the globe.
Kedarnath is the god seat of Lord Shiva, who resides in the Kedarnath temple as a glorious Jyotirlingas. The temple is coiled up with many mythological stories and ideologies that are infamous worldwide. The ancient Hindu sculptures such as Vedas and Puranas touch on the fact that Kedarnath is the ultimate doorway to attain moksha and nullify all your past live regressions. But, all these legend stories and mythological beliefs are too hard to digest for modern science. Scientists are aggressively working to find the trails of scientific facts that are disguised as a miracle, myths, and absurd superstitions in people’s life.
But, God is boundless and amorphous that doesn’t fit in the laws of modern science and reality that we humans barely touch, we have only seen the tip of the iceberg.
Kedarnath is the spine of Uttarakhand
Kedarnath is the epitome of tranquility and beauty that welcomes over 2 lacs of visitors every year and the number is increasing. This spiritual congregation is the blessing in disguise bringing employment and revenue for the state and flourishing the economy.
Story of Kedarnath
Kedarnath temple was the idea of a renowned saint Shri Adi Shankaracharya. The temple has an ancient mythological story, according to legends Nar and Naryana ( incarnation of Lord Vishnu) were chanting the “Om mantra” on the summit of Kedarnath. Their pure devotion moved Lord Shiva and he asked them for a boon. In return, the Nar and Narayan requested Lord Shiva to reside in the temple of Kedarnath as a Jyotirlinga.
Protection of Kedarnath
Some of the unheard facts that Lord Bhairav Nath Ji ( the incarnation of Lord Shiva) is safeguarding the temple and the people from the evil forces that could harm the locals and the Kedarnath temple. The Lord Bhairav Nath Ji temple situated on the outskirts of Kedarnath temple is visited ceremoniously, before passing the gates of Kedarnath temple. It is believed that your Char Dham yatra would be incomplete if you did not pay your visit to the temple of Lord Bhairav Nath Ji.
Best time to visit Kedarnath
The doors of the temple are opened in mid-May and closed in October end. This is the time when the temple authorities waved the green flag to welcome the unending horde of devotees of every age. The best time to visit Kedarnath is Between May and June with a temperature of 5 degrees celsius. Avoid your visit during Monsoon ( June to August) heavy rains and landslides might hurdle your journey.
Frequently asked questions
Here’s the list of some questions that will help you to avoid unwanted problems and hassle during your journey.
Do I need to carry ID all the time?
Yes, this is important! Keep your IDs such as Adhaar card and Pan card handy to clear the security checks that are positioned around the temple.
Can I carry snacks and beverages during the trek?
Yes, you can bring food and beverages, but do not litter the surrounding. Also, foods and beverages are not allowed inside the temple.
Do I need to carry an extra pair of woolen clothes?
Yes, carry extra Jacket, blanket, and sweater to tackle dubious climate at high altitude.
Do I need to carry medical prescriptions with me?
If you have respiratory or any other health-related problems. Please note that your med prescriptions should ensure your physical stability and fit to carry out the journey.
Photography and videography are allowed?
Yes, you can do photography and videography with a non-zoom camera and also avoid areas that prohibit filming.
Some other important points
Kedarnath is one of the largest pilgrimages with a height of 3,553meters above the sea level that demands undeniably good physical fitness. So, it’s advised to indulge in some cardiovascular activities to shoot up your stamina. The agenda is that you should have sufficient stamina to cover the incline roads of this pilgrimage.
Slippers and sandals are not welcomed during the trek you might end up with frostbite because of the extremely cold environment.
Always carry first aid kit such as pain sprays, antibiotics, and bandages to avoid excessive injuries.
Avoid saree and salwar during the trek, lowers and t-shirts or even tracksuits are well-suitable for the ultimate trek experience.
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