Kedarnath shrine to open for pilgrims on April 29
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.