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12 Jyotirlinga Darshan Yatra | Dwadasa Jyotirlinga darshan yatra

Legend

According to mythology, Lord Brahma and Lord Vishnu had an argument over supremacy of creation. To test them, Lord Shiva penetrated the three worlds as an infinite pillar of light,the Jyotrilinga. Brahma and Vishnu, asked to find the end of the light set forth in either directions. While Vishnu conceded defeat Brahma lied that he found the end of the light. Lord Shiva angry at the lie, cursed  Brahma that he will not be worshipped on earth. ...View more

Purpose

Pilgrimage to the shrines of Jyotirlinga is supposed to please Lord Shiva immensely. It is believed that through this yatra the sins of the previous births get eliminated. Devotees believe that the Dwadasa Jyotirlinga darshan helps in fulfilment of their wishes and sets them free from evils, sins or diseases. Apart from the spiritual aspect, this journey, also aids in savouring the life, culture topography and cuisine of various regions, a sweepi...View more

Yatra Preparations

From the coasts of Rameshwaram in the south, to the valleys of Himalayas in the north, one month of travelling through contrasting terrains of the country is a tedious task.
The trek to Kedarnath is quite demanding. It is advisable to get a thorough medical check up before the journey. It is recommended to improve your fitness with regular exercise.
It is suggested to have a BSNL number as these work even in the higher altitudes.

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Area Covered

Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu

Auspicious Days

Month of November(Karthika month) is considered highly auspicious for the Dwadasa Jyotirlinga darshan. However, the closing of the Kedarnath shrine should be checked if travelling during this season.
Mahashivrathri is celebrated with great fervour in all the Jyotirlinga temples.

Best time to Travel

Most of the Jyotirlinga temples can be travelled to any time of the year but the Kedarnath temple will be opened only from April to November. However considering the hot summer season in many parts of the country, the recommended time for the journey will be around September to November.

Darshan Info Clock Duration

As this yatra covers the entire span of the country the duration of the complete journey is around one month. Some packages offer trips under three weeks.
The Dwadasa Jyotirlinga darshan can also be done in segments over a period of time.

Most of the Jyotirlinga temples can be reached by a combination of flights/trains and road. However the Kedarnath temple has to be trekked on foot or by ponies, as the motorable road stops around 15kms before the temple. Chopper services are available at Kedarnath.

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12 Jyothirlinga Darshan Yatra is planned for 23 Nights /24 Days.

The yatra starts from Mumbai. The package includes:-

Accommodation on double sharing basis, Daily breakfast, All applicable govt taxes, Ac vehicle for all transfers & intercity travel, English speaking guide during the city tour, Ac train tickets as per the program, All the arrival and departure transfer with company representative , Complete transportation with an English speaking chauffer, Driver Allowance, Toll Taxes and Parking, State taxes, Fuel ,All the currently applicable taxes

The route for the package would be as follows:-

Mumbai-Rajkot-Dwaraka-Somnath-Ujjain-Omkareshwar-Ujjain-Haridwar-Guptkashi-Sompryag-Kedarnath-Sonpryag-Rudrapryag-Haridwar-Varanasi-Deoghar-Kolkata-Chennai-Rameshwar-Madurai-Pune-Bhimashankar-Thriyambakeshwar-Nasik-Shirdi-Shani Signapur Dham-Aurungabad-Hyderabad-Srisailam-Hyderabad-Mumbai

Travel Method

Most of the Jyotirlinga temples can be reached by a combination of flights/trains and road. However the Kedarnath temple has to be trekked on foot or by ponies, as the motorable road stops around 15kms before the temple. Chopper services are available at Kedarnath.

Crowd Expected

Crowds can be expected in most of these temples during Mahashivrathri as well as the holy months of Shravan and Karthika.

Festivals

Month of November(Karthika month) is considered highly auspicious for the Dwadasa Jyotirlinga yatra. However, the closing of the Kedarnath shrine should be checked if travelling during this season. Mahashivrathri is celebrated with great fervour in all the Jyotirlinga temples.

Must Haves

The Dwadasa Jyotirlinga yatra passes through drastically different domains of India and hence will have dissimilar conditions.
While light cotton Indian attire is recommended for the shrines in the peninsular areas, in the higher altitudes of Kedarnath woollens will be needed. Heavy winter wear is essential in the Himalayan valley if travelling after August.
Though most of these shrines are in the vicinities of medical facilities or bigger cities, it is advisable to carry any special medications that you might need for the entire duration of the journey. 
Only basic necessities might be available in the Himalayan area, so it is recommended to stock up with the essential items before you reach there,. Dehydration salt packets, light snacks, sunscreen, first aid kit, general medications like antibiotics, antiseptic creams etc should be carried in the daypack.

Health Awarness

While most of the Jyotirlinga temples have hospital and medical facilities around their vicinity, trekking to the higher altitudes of Kedarnath by those with cardiac ailments, asthma etc must be avoided.

Climate

The  Dwadasa Jyotirlinga yatra covers almost the whole of India and hence has varied climatic conditions. The summers can be scorching in most of the states that are covered in the journey with temperature in the mid to high forties. While, during the months of  Sept/Oct the climate will be pleasant for most of these areas, sub zero temperatures must be expected at Kedarnath during the time.

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