Gangotri temple…The Gangotri is a place that is easily accessible on the Chardham Yatra. It is a popular pilgrimage site in the Uttarkashi District of Uttarakhand. It lies on the banks of the Bhagirathi River at the altitude of 3750 m above sea level in the Himalayas. Rishikesh has to reach the bus from Delhi. From there to Devprayag, Dharamsala, the Bhagirathi coast is about 125 km away and reach Uttarkashi. The river is the sacred river in the river. This river is evidence of purity. We have committed sins this river cleanses. This river originates from the feet of Lord Vishnu. Ganga, 18 km from Ganga, originated through the heavy skyscrapers, jumped over the ground in Gomukham.
Gangotri Temple History
The Ganges is near the Gangotri, which is about 50 or 60 feet wide. Originally Ganga first landed on the ground near Gangotri. But as the sin of humanity has increased in the Kaliyug, the Ganga is going back a little bit, and so far it goes back to the place called Gomukh, and the word of scholars that it is totally disappearing even when the Kaliyuga is complete.
From Gomukh, this Ganga flow to the Gangotri, which is just a baby on earth from the mother’s womb. The water in the stream is somewhat of human touch until it grows from Gangotri. Thus, Abhishekam, a Ramalingeswara Swami in Rameswaram, will be made with water from Gangotri. On the banks of the ghats, the main street on the banks of the river is the Ganga Mata’s holy temple.
Gangotri temple Uttarakhand was originally built by Amar Singh Thapa, a Nepali army officer. After that, it became a ruin, and the Rana dynasty of Jaipur re-built the present Gangotri temple. The Gangotri temple was built with white marble. The temple is located in the vast courtyard, on the west. Gangotri temple inside, on the front, a mandap, three temples inside, the main idol in the temple. There are statues adjacent to Yamuna, Saraswathi, Lakshmi, Parvati, and Annapurna. On the side of the temple, there is a small stadium in the locked room with a closed door. It is called Bhagiratha rock. The sculptor who sits on the rock is telling him that he was yoga about Ganga. In the temple premises, there are small shrines for Lord Shiva, Vinayaka, hanuman, and Devasamurthas.
Ganga Harathi is given at the temple every morning at 6 in the morning, at 12 afternoons and 7 o’clock in the evening. The temple is closed from 1.00 p.m. to 2 p.m. You can always see the rest of the time. This temple is also opened in Yamunotri by the Diwali after day closed and re-opened in the literary (Vaishakha Shudda Tadiya). The devotees believe that the Ganga Mata is a devotee of Lord Shiva.
Gangotri temple timings
|6.00 a.m to 7.00 a.m||Aarathi|
|7.00 a.m. to 12.00 p.m.||Darshan|
|12.00 p.m. to 1.00 p.m.||Aarathi|
|1.00 p.m. to 2.00 p.m.||closed|
|3.00 p.m. to 7.00 p.m.||Dharsan|
|7.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.||Aarathi|
|8.00 p.m. to 10.00 p.m.||Darshan|
|After 10.00 p.m.||closed|
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