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About Chardhaam

At a Glance
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Location of Char Dham Shrines (temples):
  • Badarinath is located 298 kms from Rishikesh and 48 km from Joshimath.
  • Kedarnath is located 223 kms from Rishikesh.
  • Gangotri is located 105 kms from the town of Uttarkashi.
  • Yamunotri is located 223 kms from Rishikesh.
About
There are four holy shrine devoted to Hindu Gods and holy rivers of India. The four shrines are situated within the Garhwal Region. These are collectively referred as "Char Dhaam of Uttarakhand". Pilgrims from all over India or abroad visit the shrines as "Char Dhaam Yatra".

In Hindu religion, the CharDham Yatra has a great importance, it is belived that every Hindu should undertake Char Dhaam Yatra at least once in a life time and avail the blessings of gods and adoring the shrines.

(1) Shri Badarinath Dhaam is dedicated to Lord Vishnu.

(2) Shri Kedarnath Dhaam is dedicated to Lord Shiva.

(3) Gangotri Dhaam is dedicated to Goddess Ganga River.

(4) Yamunotri Dhaam is dedicated to Goddess Yamuna River.
Shrinesh Badarinath Ji

The main entrance gate of Badarinath temple is colourful and imposing popularly known as Singhdwar. The temple is approximately 50 feet tall with a small ...  Read More
Shrinesh Kedarnath Ji

Kedarnath Temple is the most revered shrine of Hindu deity Lord Shiva. The present temple, built in 8th century A.D. by Adi Shankaracharya, stands ...  Read More
Shrinesh Gangotri Ji

The Gangotri temple was built by the Gorkha General Amar Singh Thapa, in the 18th century, is situated on the left bank of Bhagirathi. The temple is ...  Read More
Shrinesh Yamunotri Ji

The deity or Goddess Yamuna is made of black marble. The temple is dedicated to the river Yamuna, who is represented in the form of a silver idol, ...  Read More