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Kedarnath temple opens for devotees today.

New Delhi: On Friday, the famed Kedarnath Dham opened its doors to pilgrims. On November 6, last year, the Lord Shiva temple’s entrances were closed for the winter for six months.

Amid the chanting of hymns, the doors of the temple were opened. Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami and his wife, Geeta Dhami, offered prayers.

Kedarnath Temple is one of the four ancient pilgrimage sites known as the “Char Dham,” which also includes Yamunotri, Gangotri, and Badrinath. It is located on the Mandakini river’s bank. Kedarnath Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva, was built in the eighth century AD by Jagad Guru Adi Shankaracharya.

On the auspicious festival of Akshaya Tritiya, the annual Chardham Yatra began on May 3 with the opening of the portals of Gangotri and Yamunotri temples in the Uttarkashi district. On May 8, the Badrinath Temple’s portals will open.

The state government reduced the number of pilgrims allowed to visit the Char Dhams earlier this month. Badrinath will be able to accommodate 15,000 pilgrims each day, Kedarnath 12,000, Gangotri 7,000, and Yamunotri 4,000. This agreement is for a period of 45 days.

A negative COVID-19 test report or immunisation certificate is not required for pilgrims this year.

Every year, thousands of tourists and devotees go from all over the country and overseas to visit the Char Dhams.

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