The idol of Lord Kedarnath will be transferred to Ukhimath tomorrow. Photo/ANI
The idol of Lord Kedarnath will be transferred to Ukhimath tomorrow. Photo/ANI

Portals of Kedarnath temple set to close for winter break

ANI | Updated: Oct 28, 2019 16:28 IST

Dehradun (Uttarakhand) [India], Oct 28 (ANI): The process of the closing of portals of Kedarnath temple began on Monday for the winter break which lasts for about six months.
After prayers were conducted in the morning, the idol of Lord Kedarnath was placed in the sanctum sanctorum of the temple.
Tomorrow morning, after the doors of the temple will be closed, the idol of the deity will be moved to his winter abode of Omkareshwar Temple at Ukhimath in Rudraprayag.
Earlier in the year, the portals of Kedarnath temple were thrown open to pilgrims on May 9 after a six-month-long winter break. (ANI)

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