The doors of the world famous Badrinath shrine located in the Himalayan region of Uttarakhand will be closed for the winter season on 17 November for the devotees to visit. During the special function held at Badrinath Dham on the auspicious occasion of Vijayadashami, the date of closure of the doors of the temple was announced. BD Badhinath Kedarnath Temple Committee CEO BD Singh said that on the occasion of Vijayadashami, auspicious auspicious time was taken to close the doors for the winter after traditional worship.
BD Singh said that the doors of the temple would be closed at 5.13 pm on Sunday, 17 November. Similarly, the doors of Kedarnath temple will be closed for devotees in the morning on the occasion of Bhaiya Dooj on 29 October. The Muhurta was taken out after the worship and ceremony organized for this in Ukhimath, the winter seat of Kedarnath. Explain that due to snowfall and severe cold in winter, the valleys of the four dhams (Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri) are closed for the winter season, which is reopened in April-May next year for the devotees to visit. By October 7 this year, more than 10 lakh 81 thousand pilgrims visited Lord Badri Vishal. A large number of devotees, including Temple Committee President Mohan Prasad Thapliyal, the temple’s chief priest Rawal Ishwari Prasad Namboodari, Dharmadhikari Bhuvan Uniyal, participated on the occasion of taking out the date and Muhurta at Badrinath.