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Pilgrimages and Temples of Uttarakhand


1. Pilgrimages and Temples by Deities:

  1. Vishnu: Joshimath (1875 m) (Chamoli district): A Divya Desam [Thirupirudhi Divya Desam] (DD-67)
    - A gateway to Badrinath and has a Math of Sri Adi Shankaracharya.
  2. Vishnu: Nanda Prayag (914 m) (Chamoli district): A Divya Desam [Thirupirudhi Divya Desam] (DD-67) and a Pancha Prayag of Uttarakhand. Confluence of River Alakananda and River Nandakini.
    - One of the Pancha Prayag of Uttarakhand located at the confluence of rivers Alakananda and Nandakini.
  3. Vishnu: Dev Prayag (690 m) (Tehri Garhwal district): A Divya Desam [Thirukandamennum Katinagar Divya Desam] (DD-68) and a Pancha Prayag of Uttarakhand. Confluence of River Alakananda and River Bhagirathi.
    - A Divya Desam.
  4. Vishnu: Badrinath - Badrinarayana Temple (Badarikashrama) (3300 m) (Chamoli district): A Swayam Vyakta Kshetra, Divya Desam [Thiruvadariyasramam Divya Desam] (DD-69), All India Char Dham and Uttarakhand Char Dham. Bank of River Alakananda.
    - An ancient pilgrimage of Lord Vishnu.
  1. Shiva: Gaurikund (1982) (Rudraprayag district): A Paadal Petra Sthalam [Anekathangapadam] (PP-11.1)
    - A Paadal Petra Sthalam
  2. Shiva: Kedarnath - Kedareshwarar Temple (3581 m) (Rudraprayag district): A Jyotirlinga [Kedarnatha Jyotirlinga] (JL-5) and a Paadal Petra Sthalam [Thirukkedaram] (PP-11.2). Bank of River Mandakini.
    - Where Lord Shiva granted boon to devotees Nara and Narayana and abided in that place for their worship. (Shiva Purana)
  3. Shiva: Jageshwar Dham (1870 m) (Almora district): A Jyotirlinga [Nageshwara Jyotirlinga] (JL-10)
    - Where Lord Shiva protected devotee Supriya from the atrocities of demon Daruka. (Shiva Purana)
  1. Ganga: Gangotri - Devi Ganga Temple (3140 m) (Uttarkashi district): An Uttarakhand Char Dham. Source of River Ganga.
    The source of river Ganga.
  2. Yamuna: Yamunotri - Devi Yamuna Temple (3292 m) (Uttarkashi district): An Uttarakhand Char Dham. Source of River Yamuna.
    The source of river Yamuna.
  1. Pancha Prayag: Dev Prayag (690 m) (Tehri Garhwal district): A Divya Desam [Thirukandamennum Katinagar Divya Desam] (DD-68) and a Pancha Prayag of Uttarakhand. Confluence of River Alakananda and River Bhagirathi.
    - Confluence of rivers Alakananda and Bhagirathi.
  2. Pancha Prayag: Rudra Prayag (610 m) (Rudra Prayag district): A Pancha Prayag of Uttarakhand. Confluence of River Alakananda and River Mandakini.
    - Confluence of rivers Alakananda and Mandakini.
  3. Pancha Prayag: Karna Prayag (788 m) (Chamoli district): A Pancha Prayag of Uttarakhand. Confluence of River Alakananda and River Pindari.
    - Confluence of rivers Alakananda and Pindari.
  4. Pancha Prayag: Nanda Prayag (914 m) (Chamoli district): A Divya Desam [Thirupirudhi Divya Desam] (DD-67) and a Pancha Prayag of Uttarakhand. Confluence of River Alakananda and River Nandakini.
    - Confluence of rivers Alakananda and Nandakini.
  5. Pancha Prayag: Vishnu Prayag (1372 m) (Chamoli district): A Pancha Prayag of Uttarakhand. Confluence of River Alakananda and River Dhauli Ganga.
    - Confluence of rivers Alakananda and Dhauli Ganga.
  1. Others: Haridwar (Mayapuri) (Haridwar district): A Moksha Puri and a Place of Kumbha Mela. Bank of River Ganga.
    - Ancient Mayapuri.


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