Joshimath: The Gateway to Heaven

Narsingh Temple, Joshimath, Uttarakhand
December 26, 2018

Joshimath, a spiritual town of Uttarakhand located in the Chamoli district is known by one other name i.e. Jyotirmath. Similar to Ukhimath, this holy place also acts as a winter home of Lord Badri means during winter the idol of Lord Badri gets shifted to Joshimath and the idol gets worshipped when Badrinath is closed during winter. The idol gets shifted back to Badrinath Temple to Vasudeva Temple. The origin…

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Gangotri Yatra by Helicopter

Gangotri Yatra by Helicopter
December 21, 2018

The gleaming white Dham of Gangotri is known for being the seat of Goddess Ganga. Situated at an elevation of 3,100 metres above sea level and surrounded by the snow clad mountain peaks of the greater Himalayan regions this Dham is one of the most celebrated of all the Char Dham sites of Uttarakhand. Sitting by the banks of the holy river of Bhagirathi the natural beauty, grace and elegance…

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Mukhba Village: Winter Home of Mata Gangotri

Mukhba Temple Harsil
December 18, 2018

Located at a distance of 3 kms from the scenic hill town of Harsil, is a quaint village hamlet of Mukhba. Known for its pristine beauty this part of the Himalayas offers some of the most spectacular views of the surrounding, snow-clad mountain peaks. Situated at an elevation of 2,620 metres above sea level, the clear sky above the village of Mukhba displays brilliant hues of blue that cannot be…

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Yamunotri Yatra by Helicopter – Fast and Convenient

Yamunotri Temple
December 16, 2018

Hinduism is not just religion; it is also a way of life. Consider the system of “ashramas”. An individual’s life can be divided into four sections. Brahmacharya represents student life, grihastha ashram represents married life, vanaprastha ashram represents retirement and sanyasa represents the last stage of renunciation. It is usual for people to marry, bring up children and then retire, a period in which they usually set off on pilgrimages…

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