Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Chardham Yatra 2011

Do you know the importance of Chardham Yatra in Hinduism? Do you know why the Char Dham is so auspicious that even today these scared sites are visited by over 250,000 unique tourists every year?

Considered to be the most religious tours of Hindus, Chardham tour take you to four pilgrimage sites namely, Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri. Each of these places has its own importance in Hinduism and visiting them can be unforgettable experience.

Settled in the majestic Himalayas, your tour to Chardham will be surely challenging and soul stirring. With the scenic ambience and devotees chanting the names of God together, the entire atmosphere of the place becomes one that of divineness possessing all the qualities of cleansing the hatred of your soul. Thus, Chardham Tour will definitely provide great solace in mind.

It’s believed that a journey to these pilgrim sites washes away sins of a human being. Chardham tour packages involve visiting one Shaivite (named after lord Shiva) and three Vaishnavite (named after lord Vishnu) sites. The Lord Shiva and the Lord Vishnu are considered as God’s with supreme powers in Hinduism.

Badrinath was honored and given so much importance because as per certain beliefs of Hinduism Saint Adi Shankaracharya also attained Moksha (incarnation) here. Moving on Chardham yatra, Badrinath temple acts a getaway on this pilgrimage tour. Next, Kedarnath is known for popular Shri Kedarnathji temple, which is splendid stone known for being home to Lord Shiva. All these pilgrimage sites have some other Hindu temples as well that you can also visit during Chardham tour. Adding to this, the holy rivers Ganges and Yamuna immensely known for their historical importance, originated from two of the Chardham sites, namely Gangotri and Yamunotri. You will find loads of ancient Hindu literatures in reference to the holistic importance of these rivers.

So, when looking for that eternal peace and spiritual break, head toward divine Chardham tour. Explore the heavenly land of Uttarakhand with Chardham tour packages. Chardham tours mainly starts in the month of April-May end and lasts till November every year. MakeMyTrip.com, a leading travel portal offers a wide range of

Chardham tour packages to cater the needs of all classes of travellers.

About Chardham Pilgrimage Tours

Badrinath: Badrinath is considered the holiest of the four important shrines in Garhwal

Kedarnath: The majestic Kedarnath range stands one of the twelve 'Jyotirlingas' of Kedar or Lord Shiva.

Gangotri: Be it man's urge to placate the Gods above or to quench his desire for adventure, Gangotri is an ideal location not only for Yatra but also for spending vacations.

Yamnotri: The Garhwal Himalayas have been blessed with some of the holiest Hindu pilgrimage sites and Yamunotri is one such. chardham yatra 2010, chardham travel guide, char dham pilgrimage tour, kedarnath badrinath yamunotri gangotri dham.

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