Char Dham Yatra 2021

Gangotri Temple opened today at 07:30 am

Opening of Gangotri Dham

Opening of Gangotri Dham

On the auspicious occasion of Akshaya Tritiya the doors of the world famous Gangotri Dham opened today at 07.30 am for six months. According to the guidelines issued by the government in view of the Corona epidemic, the doors are opened without devotees. The first puja was performed at the inauguration ceremony with an amount of Rs 1101-1101 sent by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister of the state Tirath Singh Rawat.

On Friday, the Bhog idol of Mother Ganga was left for Gangotri Dham with a doli yatra from the winter abode at Mukhaba village. The Doli Yatra reached Gangotri in the early hours of Saturday after a night’s rest at the ancient Bhairav ‚Äč‚Äčtemple at Bhairaghati. After which the doors of the Gangotri temple opened at 07.30 in the morning.

Due to the Covid epidemic, this time there was no special enthusiasm shown in the village of Priests at Mukhaba. Special prayers were offered to the mother Ganga at the Ganga temple in Mukhba on Friday morning. At twelve o’clock in the morning, the idol of mother Saraswati and mother Annapurna were taken out of the temple’s sanctum sanctorum and the idol of mother Saraswati and mother Annapurna were seated in the doli.

About 25 priestly families present in the village bid farewell to the doli yatra of Mother Ganga in the presence of the doli of the Someshwara Devta. This time only 21 people joined the Doli Yatra due to the Covid guidelines. The army pipe band also could not join the Doli Yatra.

Published Date: May 15, 2021

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