Thursday, April 3, 2014

Famous Yamunotri Temple Wallpapers


Yamunotri Temple is dedicated to Goddess Yamuna.The deity is made of black marble.Yamunotri Temple is at the foot-hill of the Kalind Parvat at the left bank of the Yamuna at an altitude of 3235m in Uttarkashi district, Uttarakhand.A magnificent water fall drops,more than 2000m from the snow of Bandarpoonch into the valley at this point.A herb claimed to be curative for eye diseases,with chestnuts,walnuts and apricots can be found in abundance in this valley.The Yamunotri temple was constructed by Maharaja Pratap Shah of Tehri Garhwal. The temple of Yamunotriji is close to two hot springs.Surya Kund has hot boiling water and Gauri kund has tepid water suitable for bathing.The most important among the two is Surya Kund.Some potatoes or pinch of rice tied loosely in a cloth is dipped in the Kund for few minutes,when cooked,is taken home as a 'Prasad'.Pujaris of Yamunotri temple come from village of Kharsali near Janki Chatti. Near to the temple is Dibya Shila,which is worshipped before Yamunaji.Near to the temple is warm water tank-the Yamuna Bai Kund is used for holy bath,built about 110 Years before.

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