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- In 2020, a total of 3.10 lakh people visited the four dhams of Uttarakhand.
The doors of Badrinath Dham closed for the winter on Thursday. For this, Kartik Shukla Panchami was chosen as 3.35 pm Abhijeet Shubh Muhurta. Around five thousand devotees had come to see Badri Vishal on the occasion of closure of the doors. Due to Corona, only 1.45 lakh people were able to visit Badrinath Dham this year. However, last year more than 12.40 lakh devotees reached here.
The temple opened at 4.30 am on Thursday. God was offered daily enjoyment. The evening aarti began at 12.30. Then Maa Lakshmi was worshiped and slept aarti was done at one o’clock in the afternoon. After this Rawal Ishwari Prasad Namboodari started the process of closing the doors. A blanket of ghee, woven from Mahila Mandal from the village of Mana, was hoisted to Lord Badri Vishal.
Around 5 thousand devotees were present at the time of the closure of the Badrinath Dham located in Uttarakhand.
Winter worship will be done in Narsingh temple of Joshimath
Uddhavji and Kuberji’s palanquin will reach Pandukeshwar from Badrinath at 9.30 am on Friday. The throne of Adi Guru Shankaracharya will reach Shri Narsingh Temple Joshimath via Pandukeshwar. Rawal Ishwari Prasad Namboodari Dharmadhikari will leave with Vedathis. Winter worship will begin at Narsingh Temple from 22 November.
The doors of the second Kedar Madhyameshwar also closed.
The doors of the second Kedar Madhammaheshwar were also closed for the winter on Thursday. In the temple, priest T. Gangadhar Ling performed the Samadhi Puja. For the winter, the palanquin of God will reach its throne Shri Omkareshwar Temple Ukhimath on 22 November. The Madhyameshwar fair will be held on this day.
Badrinath Dham is located between Nar and Mount Narayan.
Now Narada Muni will worship Badrinath
It is believed that Narada ji worships after Badrinath closes his doors. There is a temple of Narada in the place named Liladhungi. In winter, the charge of worshiping Badrinath is handed over to Naradmuni.
Rawal will stay in his village after the closure
After Badrinath closes, Rawal Ishwar Prasad Namboodri reaches his village Raghavapuram in Kerala. There the Rawals regularly perform three periods of worship and pilgrimage. Rawal reaches every event related to Badrinath.
Rawal Ishwarpradhas Namboodari is Rawal of Badrinath since 2014.
Due to Corona, devotees reached this time less
Dr. Harish Gaur, media in-charge of Uttarakhand Chardham Devasthanam Board, said that about 3.25 lakh devotees reached this year to visit Chardham in the state .. Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri. The temperature here reaches below zero in winter. It is also difficult to reach here due to snowfall.
Dr. Gaur told that the winter worship will be held at Omkareshwar temple in Ukhimath. Among the Panch Kedars, the eleventh Jyotirlinga Kedarnath Dham kapat has been closed on 16 November, the third Kedar Tungnath ji has been closed on 4 November, the fourth Kedar Rudranath kapat has been closed on 17 October. The courts of Gangotri Dham have closed on November 5 and Yamunotri Dham has closed on November 16.