Ukhimath temple, the seat of Panch Kedar, Himalaya Photo journal

Path to Panch Kedar Ukhimath Temple

A walk to Ukhimath temple next morning was oxygenating. Mandakini was way below to our left. Its roar let us know of its force. A couple of streams crossed our path and tumbled down the hillside to meet Mandakini. The temple lay ahead, hidden by a

21 August, 2009 | Views: 23758

Haridwar to Ukhimath and Deoriya taal, Himalaya Photo journal

Ganga Aarti, Har ki Pauri, Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India

Nothing beats a drive in the hills here! Take a car, a bus, a taxi, a bike, a cycle, or walk… The Himalayas are awesome :-) Our tour operator Sunil Bhatnagar told us that the same Himalayas that provide solace to tourists and yogis can drive the

15 July, 2009 | Views: 31478

Ukhimath and Panch Kedar in Garhwal Himalaya

Wild roses growing at Ukhimath

Ukhimath has none of the bazaar glitz associated with a place of pilgrimage importance. 182 km from Rishikesh, it is the winter seat of Kedarnath and a quiet getaway facilitating communication with nature and Creator. Quiet, except for the Sanskrit

19 May, 2008 | Views: 14693

Trek to Tungnath, Chopta

Panchkedar, Tungnath temple, Chopta, garhwal Himalaya, Uttarakhand

234 km from Haridwar, the high altitude meadows of Chopta at 10,000ft and above, are a hidden haven in the Garhwal Himalayas. Chopta is part of Kedarnath sanctuary and home to the snow-leopard, musk deer and monal pheasant too. The 4 km mountain

04 April, 2008 | Views: 41693



Gita chanting with Kashi bhaiya, Art of Living video, Chapter 2, shlokas 61 to 72, meaning in English and Hindi

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