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Uttarakhand

  1. 1. Uttarakhand The Land of God By:- Sandeep
  2. 2. Uttarakhand <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Why it is called Dev Bhumi </li></ul><ul><li>(The Land of God)? </li></ul><ul><li>Char Dham (Four Sacred Spots) </li></ul><ul><li>Other places to visit </li></ul>
  3. 3. Introduction <ul><li>The 26 th State of India. </li></ul><ul><li>Capital : Dehradoon </li></ul><ul><li>Area : 53,484 sq. km </li></ul><ul><li>Population : 84,89,349 </li></ul><ul><li>District : 13 </li></ul><ul><li>Villages : 16826 </li></ul><ul><li>Languages : Hindi, Garhwali, Kumaoni </li></ul>
  4. 4. Dev Bhumi (The land of God) <ul><li>Uttarakhand has a lot of sacred places of Hindu religion. </li></ul><ul><li>e.g: Badrinath, Kedar Nath, Gangotri , Yamunotri and Shri Hemkund Sahib etc . </li></ul>
  5. 5. Char Dham ( The four sacred spots ) <ul><li>Badrinath </li></ul><ul><li>Kedarnath </li></ul><ul><li>Gangotri </li></ul><ul><li>Yamunotri </li></ul>
  6. 6. Badrinath <ul><li>301 km north of Rishikesh </li></ul><ul><li>Dedicated to Lord Visnu. </li></ul><ul><li>Established by Adi Shakaracharya </li></ul>
  7. 7. Kedarnath <ul><li>14 km from Gaurikund </li></ul><ul><li>Dedicated to Lord Shiva. </li></ul><ul><li>Established by Adi Shakaracharya </li></ul>
  8. 8. Gangotri <ul><li>244 km from Rishikesh </li></ul><ul><li>Dedicated to Goddess Ganga. </li></ul><ul><li>Origin of Holy River Ganga. </li></ul><ul><li>Established by a Gurkha General Amar Singh Thappa </li></ul>
  9. 9. Yamunotri <ul><li>222 km from Rishikesh </li></ul><ul><li>Dedicated to Goddess Yamuna. </li></ul><ul><li>Origin of Holy River Yamuna. </li></ul><ul><li>Established by Maharani Guleria of Jaipur </li></ul>
  10. 10. Others places <ul><li>Shri Hemkund Sahib </li></ul><ul><li>Valley of Flowers </li></ul><ul><li>Haridawar, Rishikesh </li></ul><ul><li>Jim Corbett Park </li></ul><ul><li>Raja ji National Park </li></ul><ul><li>Budha Temple at Dehradoon </li></ul><ul><li>Many more </li></ul>
  11. 11. Thank You

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