Chardham Yatra – Pilgrimage to the Himalayas (5-14 October 2011)
With a group of devotees, Swami Atmachaithanya undertook a Holy Pilgrimage to the Himalayas, the “Chardham Yatra”, from 5 to 14 October 2011.
Swami and his group left the Shanti Madom Ashram (Kerala) on 5 October 2011, arriving on 7 October 2011 in Yamunotri (Himalayas) where the Chardham Yatra commenced. He visited the holy Chardham Yatra sites: Gangotri, Kedarnath, Badrinath, Vashishta Cave, Uttarkashi and Rishikesh; he also attended and conducted pujas and visited temples, amongst them the Ganga Matha Temples, Chandi Devi Temple and Mansa Devi Temple. The Ganga Aarti Lamp Puja was performed on 14 October 2011.