Situated in the tip of Uttrakhand Himalayan region, Char Dham yatra is the holiest pilgrimage destination in India that is sputtered into four Dhams. It includes Badrinath, Dwarka, Jagannath Puri and Rameshwaram. During this tour, you can explore the most revered sites of our country that are rarely found in any part of the world. It is said that it is a place of many ‘yogis’ and ‘mocks’. This article will elaborate each destination in details. Have a look at all of four Dhams.

Badrinath

Badrinath is the one place out of four that are in Char Dham Yatra .Perched in the Garhwal hills on the outskirts of Alaknanda River, Badrinath is placed in the North Indian state of Uttrakhand. Sandwiched between the mountain Hill reaches of Nar and Narayan, it seems at the level of Nilkhantha peak (6,560m).

According to the beliefs, the Lord Shankara has witnessed the black stone carved picture of Lord Badrinarayan in the River Alaknanda. Then, he took this image and placed close to Kund hot springs. Later in the 16th century, the leader of Garhwal picked this image and established in the temple.

Dwarka

True to its name, Dwarka is originated from word dvar. Dvar means a door, according to the Sanskrit language. It lies in the state of Gujarat which is in western part of India. It presents you a close view of River Gomti while joining into the Gulf of Kutch. Dedicated to Lord Krishna, the legendary city is visited by millions of devotees in a year.

Jagannath Puri

Devoted to Shri Krishna, Jagannath Puri lies in the state of Orissa, India.

It is the oldest as well as biggest pilgrimage city that is found on the water coast of Bay of Bengal. It houses a major Hindu temple that dates back to about 1000 years. Founded by renowned Raja Tritiya Ananga Bhima Deva and Raja ChodaGanga Deva in the 12th century, the temple is considered as the most important scared place in the world. The Jagannatha Temple of Puri held a ‘Rath yatra’ every year in which icons of Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Goddess Subhadra are taken to the Gundicha temple in decorated chariots. Moreover, the Govardhana Matha is existed here to worship.

Rameshwaram

On the peak of the Indian peninsula, Rameshwaram is located in the state of Tamil Nadu, South India. According to the believers, it is that place where Lord Rama constructed a bridge to Lanka. Most of the areas of Rameshwaram is occupied The Ramanatha Swamy Temple. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, this temple is an important pilgrimage centres for the Hindu religion. Thousands of followers visit here in a year for having several blessings of Lord Rama.

Char Dham yatra is quite essential for people who believe in God, Goddess and religion.

View the original article here

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.