Badrinath Highway: 900-year-old Uma Devi temple in danger
Uma Devi Temple built on the side of Rishikesh-Badrinath Highway in Karnaprayag is a symbol of religious faith. Devotees going on Badrinath Yatra also reach here to see the Goddess.
In Uttarakhand, the famous Uma Devi temple at Karnprayag on the Badrinath Highway is under threat for its craft and architecture. Landslides are happening continuously under the temple and in the courtyard. If measures are not taken to prevent landslides, then this 900-year-old temple may end up in the pages of history.
The temple is a symbol of religious faith. Devotees going on Badrinath Yatra also reach here to see the Goddess. Landslides are happening continuously in the temple premises for the last 10 days. Ravindra Pujari, chairman of the temple committee, said that the scope of landslides is continuously increasing.
Many big pits have been made in the courtyard. rain water inside The temple has become a danger by leaving. The electric pole and Phulwari in front of the temple have also completely sunk. If measures are not taken to protect the temple in time, the temple may be in danger. Municipality’s EO Sharudeep Arya said that the temple premises will be inspected along with JEE.
This temple is of Nagara style
This temple of Uma Devi is built in Nagara style. There is a Kalash and a round lotus-shaped stone on the top of the temple. There is a grand idol of Bhagwati Uma inside the temple, which attracts everyone.
Uma Devi’s meditation journey takes place in 12 years
Mother Uma Shankari’s Diwara/Meditation Yatra takes place after 12 years to wish for the welfare of the world. During this, Uma Devi blesses her meditators living in different villages by visiting Prayags including pilgrimages.