Closing Date of Kedarnath Temple 2016
Kedarnath temple was closed on the auspicious occasion of Bhaiya Duj . The closing date of Kedarnath temple 2016 was Nov 1st. As every year temple remain close for winter season due to heavy snowfall. The statue of Baba Kedarnath would worship in Omkareshwar temple for the next 6 months at Ukhimath. Now Kedarnath door will be open on April 28, 2017 on the occasion of Akshaya Tritiya festival.
Closing Ceremony of Kedarnath Temple
Every year Puja is performed in temple with Vedic chants on the occasion of closing door by temple priest and devotees . After Puja performed, Kedarnath Doli depart to Ukhimath. On 1st November 2016 , Palanquin of Lord Shiva reached Rampur village for night halt. For the next day, Palanquin reached in Vishwanath temple, Guptakashi. On 3rd November 2016 , Lord Shiva’s palanquin reached to Ukhimath where Puja would perform for next 6 month. The entire valley steeped in lord Shiva devotion.