A Journey to Heaven - Char Dham Yatra
Char Dham is referred to the four Hindu religious sites in Uttarakhand state of India. Char Dham Yatra has a great significance. There is a belief among that a yatra to the Char Dham washes away all the sins of a person and takes him to 'Moksha'. Char Dham are the different abodes of God widely revered. Chardham Yatra is also defined by the Pandavas in Mahabharata as "Badrinath”, "Kedarnath”, "Gangotri" and "yamunotri" to get rid of their sins. These are the Char Dham which name is –
Badrinath - Badrinath is a holy town and a nagar panchayat in Chamoli district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. It is the most important of the four sites in India's Char Dham pilgrimage and gets its name from the temple of Badrinath.
Kedarnath - Kedarnath is a town located in the Indian state of Uttarakhand and has gained importance because of Kedarnath Temple. It is a nagar panchayat in Rudraprayag district. The most remote of the four Chota Char Dham sites, Kedarnath is located in the Himalayas.
Gangotri - Gangotri is a town located in Uttarkashi district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. It is a Hindu pilgrim town on the banks of the river Bhagirathi and origin of River Ganges. Gangotri, the origin of the River Ganges and seat of the goddess Ganga, is one of the four sites in the Chota Char Dham pilgrimage circuit.
Yamunotri - Yamunotri is the source of the Yamuna River and the seat of the Goddess Yamuna. It is situated at an altitude of 3,293 metres (10,804 ft) in the Garhwal Himalayas. The Yamunotri Temple is a full day's journey from Uttarakhand's main towns — Rishikesh, Haridwar or Dehradun. It is one of the four sites in India's Chhota Char Dham pilgrimage.