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Gaurikund




Gaurikund is a beautiful pilgrim spot, located 5 km from Son Prayag, in Rudraprayag District of Uttaranchal. Major point of attraction here is an ancient temple, dedicated to the Goddess Gauri another name of Goddess Parvati, which houses metallic idols of Gauri and Lord Shiva.

Legend is that, Parvati meditated here for a considerable time, to win Lord Shiva as her consort. Finally, she succeeded, and the cosmic couple was wed at Triyuginarayan.

The best season to visit is from March to November.



Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Rudraprayag
Location: Son Prayag    

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