Kedarnath temple is one among the chardhams (four famous temples) in Himalayas. Kedarnath and Yamunotri temples are closed on Monday after Puja. Samadhi Puja happened at Kedarnath temple. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Shri Yogi Adityanath and Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat participated at the ceremony.
Three out of Chardham are now closed for devotees as the Gangotri temple was closed on Sunday. The Badrinath temple is scheduled to be closed on November 19.
After the ceremony, an idol of Lord Shiva left on board a flower bedecked palanquin, also called Utsav Doli (Utsava Murti), for the Omkareshwar Temple in Ukhimath where he will be worshipped during the winter season.
Goddess Yamuna’s Utsav Doli (Utsava Murti) was taken after the closure of the Yamunotri Temple gates for Kharsali where she will be worshipped during winters.
Partial Inputs from Hindustan Times