Kedarnath Temple History in English | About Kedarnath Temple

History of Kedarnath Temple and upcoming movie information

In our country, there is a lot of belief among Hindus about pilgrimage, which is going on since ancient times. There are many pilgrimage places in the country where people from every corner of the country come to visit. They believe that all the sins of life are destroyed by visiting these pilgrimage places. When it comes to places of pilgrimage, the name of Kedarnath Temple of Uttarakhand first comes to the fore. A very serious tragedy took place here 5 years ago, that heart-wrenching tragedy is being depicted through a film, which is going to hit the big screen soon. Read here to know complete information about Kedarnath temple and upcoming film.

About Kedarnath Temple

This temple is the temple of Lord Shiva Shankar, which is many years old. It is located on the Garhwal Himalayan range near the Mandakini River in Kedarnath, Uttarakhand, India. It is at a distance of 221 kilometers from Rishikesh. It is one of the 12 Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva. The temple opens only from late April to mid-November due to inclement weather. During this period, people from far and wide come here to have darshan of Lord Shiva and seek his blessings. The view of the Mandakini river flowing near this temple and the mountains covered with snow cover is very spectacular. People get attracted towards Kedarnath by seeing its peaceful atmosphere and wonderful view. As if someone has mesmerized them. During winters, the deities from Kedarnath temple are brought to Ukhimath and worshiped there for 6 months. Kedarnath Temple worship of lord shiva He is worshiped as the ‘Lord of Kedar Khand’. This is a historical name, which has been going on for centuries. This temple is one of the most important pilgrimage centers especially for Hindus.

Kedarnath Temple History and Story

The most famous history of Kedarnath takes us to the time of Pandavas. it is believed that Pandavas of Mahabharata Had built this temple of Lord Shiva by laying the foundation of it. But it got demolished because it became very old. then in the same holy place in the 8th century Adi Guru Shankaracharya ji Re-built the temple. Which is currently known as the holy temple of Kedarnath.

Once the Pandavas went to seek forgiveness from Lord Shiva on the advice of Lord Krishna after killing their brothers, the Kauravas, in the famous battle of Kurukshetra. Lord Shiva did not want to forgive him, so he changed his form and took the form of Nandi, the bull. And hid himself among the cattle hiding in the mountains. But Bhima, one of the Pandavas, recognized Lord Shiva. Then they started trying to disappear in front of him. But Bhima caught his tail and he was forced to forgive the Pandavas. The place from where he disappeared is called Guptkashi. After disappearing from Guptkashi, Lord Shiva appeared in 5 different forms. Like his hips in Kedarnath, face in Rudranath, hands in Tungnath, navel and stomach in Madhyamaheshwar and his hair in Kalpeshwar etc. These five places are known as ‘Panch Kedar’.

Another story about Kedarnath is also related to Nar-Narayan ji, who went to Badrika village to worship Parthiv and do penance and there Lord Shiva appeared in front of him. Nar – Narayan ji asked Shiv ji to stay there in his original form for the welfare of humanity. Fulfilling their wish, Lord Shiva agreed to stay at the place which is now known as Kedar. Thus he is also known as Kedareshwar.

Some people also link the history of Kedarnath temple with the death of Adi Guru Shankaracharya. It is said that he died at this place. In this way, many histories are associated with this temple.

Kedarnath Temple 2013 Floods

You all know that in the year 2013, a terrible tragedy took place in the state of Uttarakhand in India. On June 16 and 17, 2013, along with other parts of the state of Uttarakhand, Kedarnath valley experienced unprecedented floods. In fact, on June 16, at around 7:30 pm, the landslide started near the Kedarnath temple with a loud rumble. After this fierce roar, a huge amount of water started falling in Chorabari Tal or Gandhi Tal under Mandakini river from about 8:30 am. on Jun 17th, 2013 at about 6:40 am Saraswati River And the flow of Chorbari Tal or Gandhi Tal started increasing very fast. Due to which a large amount of rocks and stones started flowing along with it in its flow. Where on one side whoever came in front of the flood water, he was taking it away with him. On the other hand, a big rock came and got stuck behind the Kedarnath temple. That rock protected the temple from that terrible flood. And all the debris flowing with the flood water kept flowing from both the sides of the temple. But nothing happened to the temple. Even then people had a lot of fear that the flowing water and debris would wash away the temple as well, but it did not happen. Most of the surrounding areas, local people, shops, hotels and pilgrims were damaged in this flood in Uttarakhand. At that time, it was as if a flood of death had come. Despite all this, the rock stuck behind the temple did not allow anything to happen to the temple. People took shelter inside the temple for several hours, until the Indian Army took them to safer places.

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Upcoming movie ‘Kedarnath’

A film has been produced to depict the Kedarnath temple and the unprecedented tragedy that occurred there in 2013. Whose name is ‘Kedarnath’. Not only the tragedy is to be depicted in this film, but a love story is being shown in this film, which is related to a couple of opposite religion.

Kedarnath Movie Details

Sl. M. Movie Information Points Movie Information
1. Movie Name Kedarnath
2. Movie Type romantic drama film
3. Movie Genre feature film soundtrack
4. Language Hindi
5. Country India
6. Directed By Abhishek Kapoor
7. Produced By Ronnie Screwvala, Pragya Kapoor, Abhishek Kapoor, Abhishek Nair
8. Story By Abhishek Kapoor and Kanika Dhillon
9. Editor Chandan Arora
10. Based On On the floods in North India in 2013
11. Starring Sushant Singh Rajput and Sara Ali Khan
12. Music By Amit Trivedi and Hitesh Sonik (Background Score)
13. Cinematography Tushar Kanti Rai
14. Production rsvp movies
15. Company gay in the sky pictures
16 Label Zee Music Company
17. Release Date of the film December 7, 2018

Story of the film (Story of Kedarnath Movie)

This is a love story. In which in the year 2013, Muku, a rich Hindu girl, goes on a pilgrimage to the historic Kedarnath temple located in the mountains of Uttarakhand. There she meets a Muslim boy Mansoor, with whom she falls in love. It becomes their guide at that time. Gradually, their closeness starts increasing, but their relationship does not get acceptance from their family members, due to which they have to face many obstacles. In the meantime, there is havoc in this area due to the terrible flood in Uttarakhand. How they save themselves and their love while battling it and face the difficulties faced in the last time of their life, this is shown in the film.

Kedarnath Movie Trailer and Release Date

The trailer of this film has been launched on 12 November. According to a report, the trailer was launched on Monday itself because it is considered to be Lord Shiva’s day. Although the official poster of the film was released on 29 October 2018, and its teaser was also released the very next day on 30 October. Sushant Singh Rajput and Sara Ali Khan, the main characters of this film, have also started promoting the film. From December 7, 2018, it is going to be screened in theaters near you.

Kedarnath Movie Cast and Role

The complete details of the star cast of this film are as follows –

  • Sushant Singh Rajput :- The main character playing in this film is Sushant Singh Rajput. In this film, he is going to be seen in the role of a Muslim boy ‘Mansoor’. Which is a guide in Kedarnath.
  • Sara Ali Khan :- The actress who is going to appear in the main character of this film is Sara Ali Khan. She is the daughter of former actress Amrita Singh and actor Shaif Ali Khan. Sara is going to enter Bollywood through this film. In this film, she is playing the character of a Hindu girl ‘Muku’.
  • Nitish Bhardwaj :- Nitish Bhardwaj is going to appear in the role of Muku’s father in this film. One of his dialogues in the trailer of the film is becoming very popular, that dialogue is ‘Ye Sangam nahi ho gaye phir chahiye pralay hi kyun nahi aaye’.
  • Alka Amin :- She will also be seen in this film. She is going to play the role of the main character’s mother in the film. Along with working in Bollywood, she is also a television actress.
  • Sonali Sachdev, Pooja Gor and Nishant Dahiya :- All three are also going to be seen in supporting role in this film.

After the trailer of this film is launched, people are eagerly waiting for the release of this film. But now the wait of the people is going to end soon, because it will also be released on the 7th of next month, which you can watch by going to the nearest theatres.

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