Joshimath: Significance of the Pilgrimage Site

WRITTEN BY Saumya Jaiswar2023-01-09,11:10:41 news

Where Joshimath is located?

Also known as Jyotirmat, Joshimath is situated in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. It has paramount religious significance.

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Winter Seat of Lord Badri

Lord Badri is brought down from the Badrinath temple to the Vasudeva temple at Joshimath during the winter season.

Who established Joshimath?

Joshimath is one of the four institutions that were established by Adi Shankara. The other three are located in Dwarka, Puri and Shringeri.


Joshimath serves as Station for Char Dham Pilgrim Sites

Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri and Yamunotri form the Char Dham. The Char Dham camps are located at a height of 1875 ft and Joshimath serves as a station.

Other Important Religious Places in Joshimath

Temple dedicated to Lord Narashima, Hanuman and Kalpvriksha are other shrines which are located in Joshimath.

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Oldest tree in India

Kalpvriksha is believed to be the oldest tree in India is in Joshimath and it is 1200 years old.

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