Names and synonyms of the temple: Gangotri is
known as the point where the river Ganges was originated. in Hindu religion,
pilgrimage of Char dham
is really very sacred for people located at various parts of the
If an individual would need to
cover all the places of god and goddesses, the best way is to make an
association with char dham circle and all their desired would be fulfilled.
One of the
circuit or char dham pilgrimage would include Gangotri. The name Gang
has been acquired from Devprayag which have got an association with Alaknanada.
Also it is very fascinating to know that there is another holy river known as
Guamukh which have got a set in at Gangotri Glacier.
Place: The name of the town with Nagar
Panchayat which is situated at Uttarkashi district is known as Gangotri. This is
also a place that is located at the state of Uttarakhand in India.
The town is totally dedicated to Hindu pilgrims. The sacred town is also
located at the bank of Bhagirathi River. People know about the river as the
greater Himalayan range which have got an approximate height of 3,100m.
Description: If you can look at Hindu mythology, Ganga Maa
had taken the shape of the river which in other hand would absorb sins of the
predecessors of King Bhagirathi.
There is another history that involves King Sagar with the slay
of demons with the Ashwamedha Yajna. A horse was supposed to be driven
to an interrupted round journey on earth. This was in turn accompanied by
60,000 sons of the king. All the descendants were born in association with the Queen
Sumati. One son was born to the
queen kesani and this was the only son. Indra in the other hand was having a fear of the fact that he
would be deprived from the popular and sacred yagya.
Other interesting facts about the temple: Gangotri is a place
with a dense forest and the Bhavishya Badri.
Individuals will also be able to visit the pilgrims trek at Tapovan. The idol of Narsingha is really very powerful. This is an idol
of half human and half lion. According to the belief of general people, there
will be a day when the current route of Badrinath would not be accessible and the
popular God Badrinath would be worshiped over here.
People visiting Gangotri would be able to clean all the sing in Holy river Ganges.