Chram Dham Yatra: The Journey of Salvation
Char Dham means the four holy abodes or sacred seats of Hindus. And pilgrimage to this place is considered as the journey of self-realization where one accepts his deeds and seeks the blessings of the almighty before returning with peace of mind. According to Hindu mythologies Char Dham Yatra represents the journey of salvation where devotees come to pay their gratitude to almighty.
The name of four sacred place of Char Dham Yatra is Badrinath, Yamunotri, Kedarnath and Gangotri. All of these four places are associated with many legends and religious values.
All the four religious destinations of Chram Dham Yatra are located amidst the Holy Himalaya in Garwhal region of Uttaranchal state. With the religious fervor, during Char Dham Tour tourists get an opportunity to experience the scenic beauty of Himalayan region, which is abundant in flora, flora and scenic landscapes. The Charm Dham is also known across the globe for its awesome natural beauty and calm serenity which inspired not only saints and sages since time immemorial but also tourists and pilgrims from several parts of the globe.
Last year with my two friends I have done Char Dham Yatra whose memory still refreshes my mind and rejuvenates my souls. It is among the memorable trip of my life because of its interwoven charm of religious fervor on one side and serene and scenic nature on another. Based on the experience I would advice to take Char Dham Tour Package for Char Dham Yatra from reputed travel company. It is because the customized Char Dham Tour Package offers hassle free journey.
Based on the choice there are several Char Dham Tour Packages are available at various competitive rates. These tour packages are one to two weeks long based on the destinations covered. The Charm Dham Tour Package which we took is of 16 Days and 15 Nights. In this comprehensive tour, we covered several beautiful tourist destinations of Uttaranchal like Haridwar, Rishikesh, Mussoorie, Shyamchatti, Hanumanchatti, Yamunotri, Uttarkashi, Gangotri, Uttarkashi, Triuginarain, Gaurikund, Kedarnath, Gaurikund, Rudraprayag, Badrinath and Rudraprayag.
All these destinations have their own charm and glory, which enthrall us during our tour. Our journey begins from Delhi, and Haridwar is the first destination of our tour. At this place, we visited various places like Mansa Devi temple, Sapt Rishi, Daksha Mahadev temple, etc. After enjoying evening Maha Aarti on the Ganga Bank we advanced towards Rishikesh. This place abounds in natural splendor and famous for its temples and ghats.
On the sixth day after visiting several beautiful destinations, we reached Yamunotri. There we took Holi Dip in Garam Kund and visited the shrine of Goddess Yamunotri. On eight days of our tour, we reached the second scared destination of Char Dham that is Gangotri. This place is the origin of river Gnaga. At this place, the holy river Ganga is known as Bhagirathi. After taking holy dip, we visited the shrine of Goddess Ganga. Though we have seen several beautiful places but the scenic vista of this place impressed us most.
On the tenth day, we reached Kedarnath. This is a beautiful destination situated amidst a wide plateau surrounded by snow covered peaks. It is said that the present temple was built in 18th century A.D. by Adi Shankracharya next to the site of an earlier temple which was built by the Pandavas. The inner walls of the assembly hall are decorated with fixtures of various deities and scenes from mythology. Outside the temple door, a large statue of the Nandi bull stands as a guard.
And finally on 13th day of our tour we reached Badrinath. It is situated in the lap of Nar-Narayan Parvat at an elevation of 3,133 meters above sea level. This place is considered to be among the most pious religious destination of Hindu. In many holy scriptures, it has been quoted that ‘there were many sacred spots of pilgrimage in the heaven, earth and the other world but neither is there any equal to Badrinath nor shall there be one’.http://blog.capertravelindia.com/chram-dham-yatra-the-journey-of-salvation.htmlindia tourChar Dham Tour,Char Dham Yatra,Chardham Pilgrimage Yatra,Chardham Yatra,Chardham Yatra in India,Chardham Yatra India,Chardham Yatra Package,India Char Dham,Pilgrimage Tour of India,Tour Char Dham