Joshimath Uttarakhand

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Joshimath Tour Packages

With the confluence of Alaknanda and Dhauliganga at Vishnuprayag in close proximity and view of Hathi Parvat, Joshimath has become a popular tourist attraction of Uttarakhand. The Lord Narsimha Temple of this hill-station is 1200 years old, a major highlight. The town is a gateway to major pilgrimage destinations of Uttarakhand.

Besides pilgrims, Joshimath is a perfect spot for adventure seekers. Opt for camping and trekking in and around the town. Through Indian Holiday’s Joshimath Tour Package, you open a wider canvas for you. Your holiday is no more confined to Joshimath, but you get to explore other popular attractions of the state as well, like Rishikesh, Haridwar, Badrinath, Kedarnath, Auli, Corbett, Dehradun and others. There are a myriad of fun-activity and interesting tourist spots awaiting you.

Jyotirmath, also known as Joshimath is a city and a municipal board in Chamoli District in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. Located at a height of 6150 feet (1875 m),[1] it is gateway to several Himalayan mountain climbing expeditions, trekking trails and pilgrim centres like Badrinath.[2] It is home to one of the four cardinal pīthas established by Adi Shankara.

Between 7th and 11th centuries C.E., Katyuri kings, who were originally from Joshimath, ruled the area of varying extent from their capital at "Katyur" (modern day Baijnath) valley in Kumaon, including from Brahmadev Mandi in Nepal in the east to Kabul in Afghanistan in the west, before fragmenting into numerous principalities by the 12th century.[4] The Katyuri dynasty was founded by Vashudev Katyuri, ancient Basdeo temple at Joshimath is attributed to Vasu Dev.[5] Vasu Dev was of Buddhist origin, but later followed Brahminical practices and the brahminical practices of Katyuri kings in general is sometimes attributed to a vigorous campaign of Adi Shankara (788-820 CE).[

Jyotirmath is the uttarāmnāya matha or northern monastery, one of the four cardinal institutions established by Adi Shankara, the others being those at Shringeri, Puri and Dwarka. Their heads are titled "Shankaracharya". According to the tradition initiated by Adi Shankara, this matha is in charge of the Atharvaveda. Jyotirmath is close to the pilgrimage town of Badrinath. This place can be a base station for travellers going to Guru Gobind Ghat or the Valley of Flowers National Park. The temple Narasimha, is enshrined Badrinarayan along with a pantheon of deities. The presiding deity Lord Narasimha is believed to have been established by Adi Sankara. It is one of the "Divya Desams", the 108 temples of Vishnu revered by the 12 Tamil poet-saints or Alvars.[9]

Someone famous in Temple of Uttarakhand

This is the math established by Adi Shankaracharya in North India. The Math has temples of Badrinarayan and Rajrajeshwari Devi. It has a sacred cave where Adi Shankaracharya supposedly undertook tapasya.