Chardham Yatra Pack:
A journey to tranquillity and peace is the most sublime journey ever. There is one place where everyone is treated equally regardless of age, colour, language or gender. That is the dwelling place of God. If you want to quiet your mind, turn your attention to the light and voice within you. A miracle is that every second brings you closer to God.
If we are travelers or people with 9 to 6 jobs, if we run a business or serve our country, we must never forget our roots, ideology and spirituality. Hmm. I always care
Start the chapter by delving deep into the history of char dams including Badrinath (North), Dwarka (West), Jagannath Puri (East) and Rameshwaram (South). To learn more about its history, the founding of this sacred pilgrimage circle is attributed to one of the great philosophers, Adi Shankara, better known as Shankaracharya.
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The Badrinath Temple is located in the town of Badrinath in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. This town of Badrinath is named after the state of Badrinath which borders on the source of the holy Ganges river. In the chilling breezes and shivering winds, we are blessed with Taputo his Kund, a hot spring on the coast of Alaknanda. In addition to blowing away the cool breeze, taking a bath is also considered sacred. Badrinath blessings are really powerful and spread over the years. It is believed that Shankar found a black stone statue of Lord Badrinarayan made from saligram stone in the Alaknanda River and kept it in the new Taputo Kund Cave, but as time went on, King Garhwal took the holy Murti to the present day. moved to the temple.
Thousands of believers come to the temple each year to receive blessings and find inner peace. You will witness the tranquility and blessings of the air around the sacred Badrinath Temple.
Dwarka Temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna. Lord Krishna’s 2.25 foot idol looks so adorable that it melts hearts and souls of devotees the moment they are there. The temple and site have his 2500 year history which can be revealed to the devotees. After leaving Mathura, Lord Krishna is believed to have established a kingdom at Dwarka on the banks of the Gomti River. Since then, his essence has dissolved in the atmosphere and to this day people can feel his presence and it is inevitable to worship Lord Krishna and bow before him.
It is said and believed that the city of Dwarka was submerged in the sea after Lord Krishna left the earth and the city was rebuilt more than six times by him. A miracle in itself, these sacred stories are so fascinating that no one can resist the idea of visiting such a sacred place.
The moment we hear about Jagannath Puri, our minds go to the famous Jagannath Yatra, the annual Rat Yatra (Chariot Festival). Here are his three main deities, heavily decorated and depicted on huge, beautifully decorated chariots.
The Sri Jagannath Temple is dedicated to Jagannath, the form of Lord Vishnu. One of his things that most devotees are notable for is that Jagannath’s idols are made of wood and are ritually replaced with exact replicas every 12 or 19 years. Therefore, it is the purest form of wood without the use of stones or metals.
The Rameshwaram Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Lord Shiva is worshiped here in the form of Jyotirlinga which means “pillar of light” as it is one of the 12 temples of Jyotirlinga. What makes this temple different is that it has the longest cloister of all Hindi temples in India. According to ancient Hindu scriptures (puranas), Lord Rama worshiped the lingam here with his wife Sita and brother Lakshman. The lingam is the iconic symbol of Shiva. This worship was offered on the advice of a sage to kill the Brahmin Ravana to atone for the sins that Brahmahatya had inflicted upon him. What is so remarkable and surprising is the Temple Chronicle!
Words, stories and expressions are not enough to discover the splendor of these ancient temples and beautiful abodes of the gods. You must visit these places. You’ll be blown away by the sublime aura of these places! It will be a true blessing and experience of a lifetime!!!