MUST VISIT PLACES NEAR KEDARNATH

  1. OMKARESHWAR TEMPLE

Located in Ukhimath this temple is the home of lord Kedarnath and Madhyamaheswar during winters.

2. BHAIRAVANATH TEMPLE

Bhairav Baba is known as ‘kshterapal’ the protector of Kedarnath Temple and kedar valley.

3. TRIYUGINARAYAN TEMPLE.

This is the place where Lord Shiva and GODDESS Parvati got married in presence of Lord Vishnu and Brahma.

4. VASUKI TAL

According to legends, Lord Vishnu had descended onto the earthly realm into this lake for a holy bath during the auspicious festival of Raksha Bnadhan.

5. RUDRA CAVE

Located one and half kilometers left from the Kedarnath Temple complex, Rudra Cave is an undergroung meditation cave.

6. SONPRAYAG

Soonprayag is a tiny hamlet on the confluence banks of river Mandakini and Basuki. Devotees take a dip in the holy waters with the faith to attain nirvana.

7. SHANKARACHARYA SAMADHI

It is believed that Sri Shankaracharya who propounded the adwaita Philosophy established this holy shrine and one of his four Mathas in the 8th century and attained Nirvana at age 32 here.

8. AGASTYAMUNI

Dedicated to Saint Agastya, the temple commemorates his one year tapas here. This ancient temple stands as an example of grand architecture and interiors with wall art adoring its wall.