Badrinath Dham : Doors opened with Vedic chanting in Brahma Muhurta
New Delhi : The doors of Badrinath, one of the four dhams, have been opened in Brahmamuhurta this morning along with law and order on 17 May. The pilgrimage to Char Dham for the pilgrims has been postponed for the time being due to the Corona period. Even the local residents of districts will not be able to visit temples. However, lakhs of devotees across the country will still be able to see Badrinath, Kedarnath, Yamunotri and Gangotri Dham online.
Portals of Uttarakhand's Badrinath temple open with rituals in a ceremony that took place at 4.15 am today pic.twitter.com/mft1rMe5Rn
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The valleys of Badrinath Dham have been opened in Brahma Muhurta at 4.15 minutes between the Vidhan Vidhi and the Veda Mantras. Due to the Corona transition, only the chief priests, Vedapathis and some employees of the Devasthanam Board were present on the occasion.
Badrinath is also called Badri Vishal and Lord Vishnu is worshiped there. The place is about 528 km from the national capital Delhi and can be reached via Haridwar and Rishikesh. The distance between Kedarnath to Badrinath is 229 km.
Giving official information, the Uttarakhand government said that no one is allowed to visit Chardham this year. Residents of local districts will also not be able to visit temples. Devotees of the four dhams have been asked by the Devasthanam Board for virtual darshan. Garhwal Commissioner and Uttarakhand Chardham Devasthanam Board’s Chief Executive Officer Ravinath Raman said that the website and other mediums are being updated to make the devotees visit through a virtual medium.