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‘Doors of Kedarnath shrine opened on May 14, 2013′ by K.J.S.Chatrath

This is the picture of Kedarnath that the world saw on 18th June 2013:

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(Source of this picture onlyhttp://www.globalpost.com/photo/5860993/india-monsoon-floods-19-6-2013)

I present below the happy pictures that I took when I was in  Kedarnath on 14th May 2013- the day the doors of the holy shrine had opened after winter closure.

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 This was early in the morning at around 6.30 am.

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I joined this queue and waited for around 2 hours for the darshan.

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The day was bright and clear.

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Waiting for the doors to open…   …

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The queue kept on moving steadily and I came quite near to the entrance.

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Some devotees in the compound of the temple after having done the darshan.

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The Shankracharyara Samadhi is located just behind the temple on one side. This too appears to have got washed away in the floods.

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 Jai Bholay Nath!

Photos, text & copyright K.J.S.Chatrath.

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2 Responses to “‘Doors of Kedarnath shrine opened on May 14, 2013′ by K.J.S.Chatrath”

  1. Madhukar says:

    Sir, what amazes me is that an unabashed atheist like you are so enthusiastic about visiting these places of pilgrimage. Are you just taking a chance to be convinced against your beliefs?

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