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Renaming Joshimath and Kosiyakutoli

  • 15 Jun 2024
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Source: IE

Recently, the Uttarakhand government has renamed Joshimath tehsil as Jyotirmath and Kosiyakutoli tehsil as Pargana Shri Kainchi Dham.

  • Joshimath is believed to be the site where Adi Guru Shankaracharya attained enlightenment in the 8th century. 
  • Kosiyakutoli has been renamed Pargana Shri Kainchi Dham in honor of Baba Neem Karoli Maharaj's ashram located there. 
  • Joshimath serves as the gateway to Badrinath Dham, one of Hinduism's most significant pilgrimage destinations. 
  • Badrinath Dham is located in Chamoli district and home to the sacred Badrinarayan Temple, dedicated to Lord Vishnu.

Read more: Char Dham Yatra 

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