Friday, 9 December 2011

Jyotirmath (Joshimath)

General Information

Altitude :
2100 mts.
Season :
Round the year.
:Garhwali, Hindi and English.
Clothing :
Summer - Cotton & Woolens.
Winter  -   Heavy woolens.

Adi Guru Sankaracharya, who came all the way from Kerala in the 8th century A.D., performed penance under a tree and after attaining enlightenment, established a Math, (religious center), known as 'Jyotirmath'. The name Joshimath is derived from it. Temples of Narsingh Dev and Nav Durga is located here. Of special scenic interest are orchards of apple, apricots, lemons and maltas spread all over. Badrinath is just 44 km. from here. Joshimath is also Gatway of Badrinath. 

The nearest airport is Jolly Grant 325 km.


Air :
The nearest airport is Jolly Grant 325 km.
Rail :
Nearest Railhead is Rishikesh 309 kms.
Road :
Well connected by motor able roads to the major towns of Garhwal and Kumaon region, situated on rishikesh Badrinath motor road.


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