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Gangotri Yatra

It is the place from where create the Ganges, one of the size holy rivers of the Hindus. Tuck away in the Garhwal hill, Gangotri holy put draws in lakhs of tourist from all part of the earth each year. One of the chardham destinations, Gangotri deceit at a haughtiness of 3,048 m on top of sea level. The delightful pilgrimage in the hinterlands of the Himalayas is the majority holy mark where Ganga, the river of life, touches earth for the first time. According to custom, deity Ganga, the offspring of heaven, manifested her in the form a river to pardon the sins of king Bhagirath's forerunner, next his harsh penance of 5506 years.

The temple was construct in the near the start 18th century by a Gorkha leader Amar Sigh Thapa. The available temple is said to be the one reconstruct by the Jaipur family members. Every year thousands of pilgrims from side to side the holy shrine between May to October. The Pujaris and Brahmins are as of the town of Mukhwa. The water from Gangotri is conventional to offer to Lord Shiva. It is hypothetical that this hose has amrit (nectar) in it and purpose calms the overeat of Shiva who gulp the poison.

EXCURSION:
Gangotri Temple: As the story goes, King Bhagirath hand-me-down to love Lord Shiva at the blessed stone, near which this 18th century place of adoration is located. The bump on which King Bhagirath is thought to have meditated is called Bhagirathi Shila. The protect Ganga is worshipped as divinity and the holy river in the temple. Before play the Puja rituals, a holy dip in the Ganga flowing near the temple is a have to. The Pujari's (priest) fit in to Brahmin group of people from Mukhwa rural community. Ten of them are chosen by turning surrounding every year to take out all the function cover the place of worship and they also execute the duties of pandas.
1. Kedar Ganga Sangam:
2. Dayara Bugyal:
3. Submerged Shivling:
4. Kedar Tal:
5. Gaumukh:
6. Sat-Tal:

How to Reach
Rail: Nearest railway station is Rsihikesh 248 kms, Haridwar 268 kms.
Air: Next-door airfield is Jolly Grant, 17 kms form Rishikesh, and 24 kms from Dehradun.
Road: Rishikesh 248 kms. Tehri 174 kms. Dharasu 130 kms. Yamunotri 225 kms. Mussoorie 249 kms.

Opening Date: 28 April 2017

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