Yamunotri Dham temple is situated in Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand. yamunotri is the place from where the Yamuna rises out.
The temple is situated at an elevation of 3235 meters above sea level.
A Hindu god Yamuna with Hindu god yam is situated in the temple.
Yam is considered to be the big brother of Hindu goddess Yamuna.
the other two main attractions of Yamunotri are hot water sources, Surya Kund, and Gauri Kund.
The Yamunotri temple was constructed by Maharaja Partap shah of Tehri Garhwal in the 19th century.
according to the Hindu religion, Yamuna has been considered as one of the most sacred ( holy) rivers.
let us know about the history of Yamunotri Dham temple
Once it was destroyed by an earthquake. which was rebuilt by Maharani Gularia of Jaipur.
A mythological story about Yamunotri Dham is also prevalent about Yamunotri is described in detail in the Vedas Upanishads and various mythological prevalent.
When the Yamuna came to earth, he made great austerity to free his brother from the corse of shadow and freed him from the curse, very pleased and gave the blessing to the Yamuna.
The Yamuna demanded the safe water of the rivers in our form as a boon to our brother, who does not die due to lack of drinking.
The mountain situated near Yamunotri Dham, which is named after Lord Sun, is named after him.
Visiting Yamunotri Dham temple receives the salvation of all sins. According to Hindu history,
Yamuna river has been given the status of the holiest river in India.
It is said that whoever baths with the water of Yamuna, is free from the fear of death and receives liberation.