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Kedarnath Temple: Legends associated with the divine!

Kedarnath Temple: Legends associated with the divine!

One of the most visited and popular temples is the Kedarnath temple in Uttarakhand which was revived by Adi Sankaracharya in 2000 BC.

Kashmir violence: Amarnath Yatra to remain suspended today

Kashmir violence: Amarnath Yatra to remain suspended today

The annual Amarnath Yatra started on July 2 this year and so far around 1,45,000 pilgrims have had `Darshan` inside the Cave Shrine situated 3,888 metres above the sea level.

No need to show divinity in public, says Amitabh Bachchan

No need to show divinity in public, says Amitabh Bachchan

There is no need to make our faith public or bring it to the masses, feels Amitabh Bachchan.

Will resign if no more bodies found under debris near Kedarnath: Nishank

Claiming there are bodies still lying beneath tonnes of debris near Kedarnath temple, BJP MP from Haridwar Ramesh Pokhariyal Nishank has said he would resign from the Lok Sabha if human skeletal remains are not found under the huge quantity of rubble in the area.

Remains of human limb found in Kedarnath two yrs after tragedy

Skeletal remains of a human foot were found lying under a heap of rubble in a structure close to Kedarnath temple nearly two years after a catastrophic deluge hit the shrine and other parts of Uttarakhand in June 2013 leaving a trail of death and devastation.

Rahul Gandhi to undertake Kedarnath yatra on Thursday

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will undertake a yatra to Kedarnath on Thursday, trekking 18 kms up into the Uttarkhand mountains to pay obeisance at the temple which faced the brunt of flash-floods two years ago and has since been spruced up.

Baba Ramdev visits Kedarnath on invitation of Congress-led Uttarakhand govt

Yoga guru Ramdev today visited Kedarnath on the invitation of the Congress-led government in Uttarakhand, saying he had accepted the invite in the "interest of the state and the country".

Reconstruction work around Kedarnath to start soon

 A three-layered security wall will be built behind the calamity-ravaged Kedarnath Temple to fortify it against future disasters as reconstruction and resettlement work around the shrine as per recommendations of the Geological Survey of India begins this season.

A year on, agencies yet to learn from Uttarakhand disaster

Recovery of 17 more skeletal remains in the Kedar Valley, a year after thousands got swept away by floods in Uttarakhand on the night of June 16, 2013, has put the role of National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) and National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) under sharp scrutiny.

Uttarakhand eyes tourism recovery; gears up for Chardham Yatra

Uttarakhand, recovering from an unprecedented natural disaster last year, is all geared up to revive its tourism sector and pinning hopes on a good response to the annual Chardham Yatra beginning next month.

Devastated Kedarnath temple theme of puja pandals in Tripura

With pujas woven around themes finding precedence in Tripura, at least three Durga puja pandals here have chosen to depict the Kedarnath temple which was devastated by floods recently.

Cleaning of debris in Kedarnath area to begin after Dussehra

The cleaning up of debris and razing of damaged buildings in flood-affected Kedarnath area, which could not be started due to frequent rains in the monsoon season, will begin after the Dussehra festival.

Three months later, Kedarnath still in shambles

Three months after tragedy struck the pilgrim town of Kedarnath, it still remains cut off with no approach roads, bodies still trapped under mounds of debris and scared villagers migrating to the cities - with some even planning to never return to the hill region exalted as the `Land of Gods`.

Uttarakhand: Prayers resume at Kedarnath; decision on pilgrims by month end

As the clock stuck seven on Wednesday morning, the chief priest of Kedarnath stepped into the sanctum-sanctorum of the 6th century shrine to resume prayers; 86 days after ravaging floods destroyed the temple town and left hundreds dead.

Kedarnath Temple restoration work from next week

The Archaeological Survey of India will begin restoration work of Kedarnath Temple, damaged by devastating floods in June, from next week and the estimated cost of the exercise will be around Rs 2.40 crore.

21 bodies cremated at Kedarnath

Twenty-one bodies were extricated on Wednesday from tonnes of debris lying in Kedarnath and consigned to flames after necessary rituals.

Minor damage to outer wall of Kedarnath temple: ASI

A team of experts of Archaeological Survey of India has found that the north eastern outer wall of the sanctum sanctorum of Kedarnath temple was slightly damaged at some places.

Shiva temple swept away, prayers at Kedarnath to begin on Sept 11

Swollen waters of the Bhagirathi following incessant overnight rains washed away a famous Shiva temple in Uttarkashi.

Veerappa Moily urged to arrange finance to restore Kedarnath temple

Union Culture Minister Chandresh Kumari Katoch on Sunday urged Petroleum Minister M Veerapa Moily to arrange finance for restoring the badly damaged Kedarnath temple in Uttarakhand.

No major harm to Kedarnath temple by floods: ASI

There has been no major harm to the Kedarnath temple in Uttarakhand in the recent flood fury except for dislodging of some stones which will be replaced, an Archaeological Survey of India official Friday said.