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Important Spots at Kedarnath

Approach Route



There are several Kunds (pool) Hans Kund, Udak Kund and Rit Kund have religious importance.


Bhaironath Temple It is a small temple about Km from main temple. It is believed that during winter when lord Shiva shifts to Ukhimath, Bhaironath protects the land from evil spirits.
Samadhi of Sankarcharya Just behind  the  main temple,  a memorial   of   Sankaracharya   is situated. The  Adi  Guru left for his heavenly abode at this place at the age of 33 years after completing his mission.
Basukital 5 Kms from Kedarnath along right bank of Mandakini river it is a lake set up in unraveled natural surroundings with crystal clear water.
Gandhi Sarovar About Km from Kedarnath ashes of Mahatma Gandhi have submerged in this lake.

Some of the above places have been washed away in the floods on 16 June 2013. Now these are historical facts.