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Details about the Char Dham Yatra

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Written by Reiniel singh

Overview

 Our country is centered around spirituality. Indians have a firm belief in God and hence the country is marked by various temples in various places. All the temples or spiritual places have their significance and religious value. Many of the temples even represent some of the most powerful dynasties of India, thus they tend to carry a legacy and rich cultural heritage with them.

Amidst all the Char Dham yatra is considered as most significant. People believe that this spiritual journey must be taken at least once in a lifetime. Indians think that visiting these places will grant them moksha and clear all their sins of this life. 

Best time to do the spiritual voyage of char Dham yatra

The best time for the Char Dham Yatra is from April to the first half of June. This season covers pre-summer and middle- summers. The weather during this time is quite charming, enjoyable, and very livable for char Dham. 

To complete the whole char Dham yatra you need to have six days to better enjoy and worship. In 6 days you can gain blessings at all four sites. And even have some time to enjoy the spectacular beauty of the place you are visiting.

The Char Dham yatra

The Char Dham yatra includes visits to four temples associated with Shaivism and Vaishnavism traditions. These temples worship lord shiva and lord Vishnu in their various forms or incarnations. A visit to these places will give you much-needed peace and tranquility in life. These places have spiritual significance but they even exceed in their scenic and aesthetic beauty.

The yatra consists of four beautiful and spectacular spiritual places, that are:-

  • The Jagannath temple at Puri
  • The Rameshwaram temple at
  • And the last the Dwarkadhish temple at Meerut
  • The Badrinath temple at Uttarakhand 

The Jagannath temple

This spectacular temple located in the eastern state of Odisha is the first spiritual site in the renowned Char Dham yatra. The temple is so beautiful that you will find yourself lost in its spirituality and exquisite beauty. The food of the place and the prasad( offering) at the temple are even delicious and considered to have extra blessings from the almighty. 

 The Rameshwaram temple

Ramanathaswamy Temple is a temple dedicated to lord Shiva located on Rameswaram island in the southern state of Tamil Nadu, India. It is one among all of the twelve Jyotirlinga temples across the country.Ramanathaswamy, a form(incarnation) of shiva, was built and worshiped by Rama before he crossed a self-made bridge to the present-day island of Sri Lanka.

The Temple is adorned by the beautiful gopuram that enables one to discover the temple across an enormous distance. The historical form of architecture of the temple and the colors included will leave you captivated.

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The Dwarkadhish temple

The Dwarkadhish temple, popular as the Jagat Mandir and periodically spelled Dwarakadheesh, is a Hindu temple dedicated to lord Krishna an incarnation of lord Vishnu, who is worshiped here by the name Dwarkadhish, or ‘King of Dwarka. The temple is perched at Dwarka city of Gujarat, India, which is one of the four destinations of Char Dham, a Hindu spiritual circuit. 

This five-storeyed temple has antique traditional Gujarati architecture. The temple is one of the most gorgeous in the whole of India. 

The Badrinath temple

Badrinarayana Temple is a Hindu spiritual temple dedicated to lord Vishnu that is positioned in the town of Badrinath in Uttarakhand, India. It is one of the 108 temples devoted to Lord Vishnu’s holy shrines ascertained by saints of the Vaishnav tradition. The temple is placed in the Garhwal hill tracks in the Chamoli district along the banks of the Alaknanda River, the tributary of the Ganga. 

The traditional architectural style has been pursued in this temple. This increased the beauty of the temple. The impression of natural beauty from the temple comprising mountains, glaciers, meadows, and rivers will make you enthralled and speechless.

Conclusion

The journey starts at Puri followed by various destinations clockwise and comes to an end at Badrinath. All the places are the epitome of beauty and spirituality. The religious significance of the place increases day by day. 

The temples even promote tourism of these destinations granting employment to many people. 

The religious implication mixed with the beliefs of the population has made these the places most substantial of all. The Char Dham Yatra with give you mental peace and a soulful sensation.

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About the author

Reiniel singh

Reiniel is the founder of Lemon Rage.
He is a writer in management and branding essentials.
His aims to develop a global community of knowledge par excellence through this Blog Platform.
He believes truth and communication can make the world a better place, and is optimistic of a bright yet mysterious future!

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