A spiritual tour to Chardham is a blessing for any Hindu devotee, who is in search of self-discovery and spiritual satisfaction. The Chardham yatra in 2022 is capable of elongating your horizons and giving you new eyepieces to see the world. Chardham is one of the most revered pilgrimages in Hinduism, on which every Hindu seeks to embark once in his or her lifetime. This religious yatra is organized every year only for merely six months, which starts in April/May.
This holy yatra is also called ‘Teerth Yatra’, and millions of Hindu devotees take a tour to the divine sites each year to find their solace and peace. The 4 holy shrines combined are referred to as Char Dham. The Yamunotri is dedicated to goddess Yamuna, Gangotri is dedicated to goddess Ganga, Badrinath is dedicated to Lord Vishnu, and Kedarnath is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Chardham is not only a tour but a journey that is the excellent amalgamation of what your mind, body, and soul need to align.
Details about the Chardham Yatra Opening and Closing Dates 2022
- Opening Dates of Chardham Yatra 2022
- Closing Dates of Chardham Yatra 2022
The opening and the closing date of these 4 revered sites are usually declared by the Char Dham temple committee, Kedar-Badri Mandir Samiti. According to Hindu mythology, it is believed that the Chardham Yatra should be processed in a clockwise direction. Hence, the yatra starts from Yamunotri towards Gangotri, follows to Kedarnath, and finally closes at Badrinath. Scroll down to know more details about the opening and closing dates of the four highly revered shrines.
1. The Opening Dates of Chardham Yatra in 2022
|Chardham’s Names||–||Opening Date|
|Gangotri Temple||–||3rd May 2022|
|Yamunotri Temple||–||3rd May 2022|
|Kedarnath Temple||–||6th May 2022|
|Badrinath Temple||–||8th May 2022|
The opening dates for the Char Dham yatra of 2022 were announced on the holy eve of Basant Panchami on 5 February 2022 by the temple committee of Char Dham. The opening date of Chardham Yatra was announced to be on 1st March 2022 on Maha Shivratri.
Gangotri Temple Opening Date in 2022
The Yatra for Gangotri Dham was scheduled to begin on the holy eve of Akshaya Tritiya, which was scheduled to take place on 3 May 2022 this year.
Yamunotri Temple Opening Date in 2022
The Yatra for Yamunotri Dham was programmed to start on the holy eve of Akshaya Tritiya, which was listed to take place on 3 May 2022.
Kedarnath Temple Opening Date in 2022
On 6th May 2022 date, the Kedarnath Temple Yatra was scheduled to initiate the sacred festival of Akshaya Tritiya by shifting the idol of Lord Kedar from Ukhimath to the main temple.
Badrinath Temple Opening Date in 2022
Badrinath holy home of Lord Vishnu also opens up during the holy eve of Akshaya Tritiya at 4:30 am tentatively on 8 May 2022.
2. The Closing Dates of Chardham Yatra in 2022
|Chardham’s Names||–||Closing Date|
|Gangotri Temple||–||25th October 2022 (Tentative)|
|Yamunotri Temple||–||24th October 2022 (Tentative)|
|Kedarnath Temple||–||24th October 2022 (Tentative)|
|Badrinath Temple||–||26th October 2022 (Tentative)|
The closing dates of the holy Char Dham are also decided by the temple committee. The closing date of Chardham will be tentatively on 26th October 2022, which will be decided on the holy eve of Vijay Dashmi or Dussehra.
Gangotri Temple Closing Date in 2022
The Gangotri Dham Kapat is shut down for Darshan during the holy occasion of Diwali which is predicted to take place on 25 October 2022 (Next Day of Diwali).
Yamunotri Temple Closing Date in 2022
The holy eve of Bhai Dooj, which is depicted to fall on 24 October 2022, will mark the closing of the Yamunotri Dham.
Kedarnath Temple Closing Date in 2022
On the holy eve of Bhai Dooj, Kedarnath temple will be closed for the winter on the 24 October 2022.
Badrinath Temple Closing Date in 2022
The closing ceremony for Badrinath Dham is set to take place on the auspicious eve of Bhai Dooj which is set to take place on 26 October 2022 date.
Besides holiness, a tour to Chardham has many things to offer from the backdrop of the mighty Himalayas to the lush green valley. See the spiritual side of the county as well as experience the unexplored land. Plan for a trip to Chardham Yatra and encounter the beauty along with spirituality. Contact Tourism of India and our exports will curate bespoke Chardham Yatra Packages for a smooth trip.
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