Uttarakhand: ‘Gaddi’ of Adi Shankaracharya reaches in Joshimath from Badrinath

The “Gaddi” of Adi Shankaracharya was shifted to Pandukeshwar in Joshimath from Badrinath after the closure of portals of Badrinath temple for winter break on Sunday. Earlier today, the portals of Uttarakhand’s Badrinath temple closed for the winter break. Meanwhile, the gates of the Tungnath Temple will close on October 30. The circuit of four ancient pilgrimage sites in Uttarakhand– Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath […]

Badrinath priests slam Uttarakhand minister’s visit to shrine, call it breach of curfew norms

Badrinath Temple priests have objected to the visit of Uttarakhand’s COVID in-charge Dhan Singh Rawat and other Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders to the shrine, calling it a breach of the COVID curfew norms. The priests questioned the leaders’ visit saying how they could come to Badrinath Dham when the state government […]