The Main deity (Moolavar) gives darshan is in Nindra Thirukkolam ( Standing pose ) with chathurbhujam . He is the Perumal described by Periazwar in his pasurams but locally He is worshiped as “Raghunathji”. He is seen holding Panchaayudhams and his height is more than 6 and a half feet.
The Himalayan mountains are divided into various mountain ranges, Garhwal Himalayas, Central Himalayas, Annapurna ranges and so on.
They stretch from Jammu up to Nepal. The Himalayas are the abode of Gods and innumerable saints contemplate on the Lord at this place.
“PRAYAG” means confluence of rivers. Panch Prayag means “Five Confluences” referring to the five confluences of the holy river Alaknanda with Dhauli Ganga, Nandakini, Pindar, Mandakini and Bhagirathi . The rivers join at Vishnu Prayag, NandaPrayag, KarnaPrayag, RudraPrayag and Devprayag respectively.
From Rishikesh, Devprayag is the first destination among Panch Prayags. Devprayag is 73 kms uphill and will take 3 hours by car. Devprayag is the most important of all prayags where rivers Bhagirathi, Alaknanda & the mythological river Saraswati (flowing underground) meet to form Ganga.
The Alaknanda flows from the left, and is an eye-catching shade of light blue whereas the Bhagirathi light shade of green. However…
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