Visiting Guptakashi in Uttarakhand
One of the most visitable and most beautiful state of India i.e. Uttarakhand is also known as land of Gods. This article will give you a little idea of this. In this article you will find every information about Guptakashi and temples situated in Guptakashi. Guptakashi is situated in Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand. Guptakashi is a small village situated at an altitude of about of 1,319 metres or 4,327 ft above sea level. Guptakashi is very famous for one of the most historical and must vistable temple named Vishwanath Temple which is dedicated to god Shiva. There is one more temple here which is dedicated to Ardhanareshvara i.e. Half mam and half woman (Shiva Parvati).
Historical information about Guptakashi
Guptakashi is linked to famous Pandavas who are the great heroes of Hindu epic Mahabharata. It is a snow covered place which is surrounde by panoramic peaks of Chaukhamba. One can enjoy excellent nature of Guptakashi by visiting here. Guptakashi is situated around banks of the Mandakini River. There are many religious stories behind Guptakashi. One of them reveals that this is the place where Lord Shiva purposes Goddess Parvati here. Some of the history professionalist said that the famous Mughal emperor Aurangzeb, demolished the famous Kashi Vishwanath Temple and he built Gaynvapi Mosque at place of it.
How to reach Guptakashi
As said above Guptakashi is situated in Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand and is use easily accessible from all the major parts of Uttarakhand and India. Guptakashi is located at a distance of 178 km from Rishikesh. You can reach Guptakashi from Rishikesh very easily. You can find information about every pilgrimage site in Uttarakhand by visiting resource section of Uttarakhand Spider.