RudranathUttarakhand / Rudraprayag / 06-Jun-2017
Rudranath is situated at a 2286 mts in Rudraprayag Area of Uttarakhand. Rudranath is the hardest Panch Kedar sanctuary to reach. It is the third sanctuary to be gone by in the Panch Kedar journey circuit, involving five Shiva sanctuaries in the Garhwal district. It is the hardest trek to reach when contrasted with other Panch Kedar dham of Master Shiva.
Rudranath Opening and Shutting Timings
Opening of Rudranath: The Doli Yatra begins from Gopeshwar and explorers cross Liti Bugyal and Panar lastly achieve Pitradhar. At that point, in the wake of intersection Dhalabni Maidan, the Doli or the typical picture of Shiva, achieves Rudranath. Here first the Vandevi is adored as neighborhood conviction is that Vandevi ensures the zone.
Rudranath is arranged in the midst of thick woods, here the "mukh" or the Master's face showed up and Shiva is adored as Neelkanth Mahadev. All around the sanctuary are fragrant blossom loaded glades. Out of sight, are the sparkling snow-shrouded pinnacles of Trishul, Nanda Devi, NandaGhunti. Close to the sanctuary is a flood of shining water known as Vaitarini – the 'Water of Salvation'. The sanctuary is encompassed by various pools – Surya Kund, Chandra Kund, Tara Kund andManasKund – while the immense pinnacles of Nanda Devi, Trishul and Nanda Ghunti raise overhead.
Climate of Rudranath
Amid winters, a typical picture of Shiva is conveyed to Gopeshwar for worship.Time allowing the best thing to do will be to begin the trek from Gopeshwar and in the wake of going to Rudranath, wind up at Urgam or Helang close Joshimath. On this trek Nandikund, at a tallness of 2439 mtr above ocean level, is a place where the nearby individuals venerate some old corroded swords pushed into the stones. They trust these had a place with the Pandavas.
How to reach Rudranath
Travelling to and about the region is largely by foot and mules. Air: The nearest airport is at Dehradun. One can easily get a cab or catch a bus for Sagar village from the airport. At Sagar Village you start trekking for about 21 km to reach Rudranath. Rail: The nearest rail head is at Rishikesh. One can easily get a cab or catch a bus for Sagar village from the railway station. At Sagar Village you start trekking for about 21 km to reach Rudranath. Road: Rudranath is connected by motorable roads up till Sagar Village from where one needs to undertake a 21 km long trek to reach Rudranath. Buses and taxis connect Sagar Village to nearby regions regularly
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