Friday, August 5, 2011

Badrinath temple

Badrinath where the world famous temple of Vishnu is located is an integral part of the famous Char Dham Yatra.This shrine is located an altitude of 3,415 meters in the Garhwal range of the Himalayas, on the banks of the Alaknanda River.
This is a photo frame of the Badrinath temple which I have made from a Public Domain image.

Yamunotri temple

Yamunotri from where the river Yamuna originates is part of the famous Char Dham Yatra.Yamunotri is located at an altitude of 3,293 meters in the Garhwal range of the Himalayas.
Here is a photo frame of the Yamunotri Temple which I have made from a Public Domain Image.

Sunday, July 10, 2011

The Gangotri temple

The Gangotri temple dedicated to the most sacred river in India the Ganga is located on the Gangotri glacier in the Uttarkashi District in the Himalayan state of Uttarakhand.This is the origin point of the Ganga.Gangotri means ‘Ganga Utri ‘ meaning that the Ganga has come down. The exact origin of the Ganga is a terminus point on the glacier called Gomukh.
The pilgrimage to Gangotri is part of the famous Char Dham Yatra.