Char Dham Yatra 2021

Gangotri Temple will open on 15 May 2021



2000 pilgrims visits Gangotri on first day

2000 pilgrims visits Gangotri on first day

On the auspicious occasion of Navratri, the Gangotri Temple Committee and the Tirtha Purohit decided the auspicious date for the opening of the Gangotri Dham. According to the Vedic calendar, the doors of the Gangotri Dham will be opened for devotees on May 15 at 7.31 am on the auspicious festival of Akshaya Tritiya.



Gangotri Dham will be opened for Devotees on 15 May at 07:31 AM

On the holy festival of the first Navratri, a meeting of the officials and Tirtha Purohit of Gangotri Temple Committee was held at the district headquarters. Pandit Suresh Semwal, president of the temple committee, said that on 15th May, at 07:31 am on Akshaya Tritiya, the doors of the Gangotri temple will be opened for the devotees with rituals.

On this occasion, devotees will be able to see the Nirvan Darshan of mother Ganga. He informed that earlier on May 14 at 11.45 am, Bhogamurthi of Maa Ganga will be flagged off from Mukhba with a doli yatra. Upon reaching Bhaironghati in the evening, the Doli Yatra will rest the night at the ancient Anand Bhairav ‚Äč‚Äčtemple located here. The next day, there will be a opening of Gangotri temple in the auspicious Lagna.

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Yamunotri Dham opening date will be confirmed on April 18

This time the doors of Yamunotri and Gangotri temple are being opened on different dates. According to the Panchang, this time, the Akshaya Tritiya starts from the latter part of May 14 to the first half of May 15. In view of the importance of the auspicious time, the priests of Gangotri have decided to open the doors of the Gangotri temple on May 15, while according to Pt. Suresh Uniyal, secretary of the Yamunotri temple committee, till now the date of the opening of the Yamunotri temple is May 14. But on Yamuna Jayanti, as per Panchang and the meeting at Kharsali on 18 April, date and Muhurat of the opening of pilgrimage will be unanimously decided. The official announcement of the date and time of the inauguration of Yamunotri Dham will be made on the occasion of Yamuna Jayanti on 18 April 2021.



Published Date: April 14, 2021

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