Kedar­nath shrine to open for pil­grims on April 29

Hindustan Times (Lucknow) - - Nation -

DEHRADUN: The Kedar­nath shrine in Ut­tarak­hand will open for devo­tees on April 29, of­fi­cials said on Wed­nes­day. As per the tra­di­tion, the date for open­ing the eighth-cen­tury Shiva temple was de­clared af­ter con­sul­ta­tion among as­trologers and priests at a meet­ing held at Shri Onkaresh­war temple in Ukhi­math in Ru­draprayag dis­trict on Wed­nes­day. The tim­ing for open­ing of the temple gates has been fixed at 6.15am. Kedar­nath is one of the four shrines of the fa­mous an­nual pil­grim­age — Chaar Dhaam Ya­tra — which at­tracts mil­lions of pil­grims from all over the world.

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