Approaching Gurudongmar

A failed trip to Gurudongmar

Since last few days I am again feeling my immense attraction towards Himalayas. It’s tough to resist my feelings. I have to find something that allows me to connect with Himalayas. Hence I have started recollecting the memories of my last year visits to Himalayas and decided to pen down my experiences which is the best possible way to express my feelings. Here we go. Last year we visited the gorgeous Sikkim. Our target was to reach Gurudongmar Lake which…

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above-gaumukh-tapavan

Gangotri – seat of the goddess Ganga

Gangotri remains closed due to snow in the winter. The last ritual/puja is performed on Diwali, which occurs either during late october or in early November. It opens mid-April every year the auspicious day of Akshaya Tritiya. This is not only applicable to Gangotri but to all the four dhams (char dham to the initiated traveler) – Yamunatri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath. Gaumukh, which is the origin of the Ganga, is a glacier. It is situated at a distance of…

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