In terms of beauty, the whole of Uttarakhand is very beautiful. Greenery all around and tall snow-capped mountains add to the beauty of this state. Along with this, you will also get to see many grand temples here. But often you must have heard people saying that Uttarakhand is Devbhoomi. That is, the abode of God is in Uttarakhand. Have you ever tried to know why it is called so? Probably not, then today we will tell you the reason behind Uttarakhand being called Devbhoomi. Let's know about it.

Origin of great rivers

India is a country of diversity. Here you will get to see everything different from customs to food and drink. Along with this, the country of India is also a storehouse of natural resources. Because we Indians give the status of mother to rivers, so rivers mean a lot to us. Here you will get to see the confluence of rivers Ganga and Saraswati. But do you know that many rivers pass through UttarakhandDevbhoomi? Along with this, the origin of river Ganga, Jamuna, and Saraswati also originates from Uttarakhand. Apart from this, many rivers also meet each other after coming here.

There is a special place for tapas

Uttarakhand is considered to be the most special place to meditate since its inception. This is because many great kings from the Pandavas had chosen this land to do penance. Not only this, many knowledgeable Mahatmas and Maharishis also come to this place to meditate. Not only this, many sadhus have directly attained God by doing penance on this land.

It is said that traces of Mahabharata are visible in Mana, the last village of India. It is very popular among the people of India that the Pandavas crossed the village of Mana during their journey to heaven. This village is located in the Chamoli district. Along with this, the in-laws of Lord Shiva are also in Daksha Prajapati Nagar of Uttarakhand.

There are Char Dham in Uttarakhand

It is said that if you visit Char Dham before dying, then life becomes successful. Kedarnath, Badrinath, Yamunotri Temple, and Gangotri Temple are the four holy shrines. Also, all these dhams are located in Uttarakhand. The Kedarnath temple dedicated to Lord Shiva is located on the Garhwal Himalayan range near the Mandakiniriver in the Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand.

Every year lakhs of people visit this grand temple. The Badrinath temple is dedicated to Vishnu, which is located in the city of Badrinath and comes under the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. Yamunotri Temple is located in Uttarkashi district and this temple is dedicated to Goddess Yamuna. Apart from this, Gangotri Temple is dedicated to Goddess Ganga which is located in Gangotri town of Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand.

In terms of tourism

The whole of Uttarakhand is considered special in terms of tourism as well. There are many great places to visit from Rishikesh to Auli. You must have come across the beauty of Uttarakhand once in your life. Here the greenery and snow-capped mountains will fascinate you. Also, this state, which covers all the diversity from grand temples to rivers, comes first in the list of everyone's visits.

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