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Katha 935 – Rudraprayag, Uttarakhand

27 April - 5 May 2024

Complete information related to Rudraprayag Katha is mentioned below. All are requested to kindly go through the same carefully. Please call us “only” when your desired information is “NOT AVAILABLE” here.

Katha is open for all. Any Attendee can visit the Katha Sthal directly for Katha and food. “No Registration is Required”.

Katha Location

Date and Time

27th April to 5th May 2024

  • 27th April 2024 (Saturday): 4:00 pm onwards
  • 28th April 2024 - 4th May 2024: 9:30am to 1:30pm
  • 5th May 2024 Last Day (Sunday): 9:30am onwards

Katha Language & Broadcasting

The Katha will be broadcast live in Hindi language by Chitrakutdham Talgajarda YouTube Channel and Aastha Satellite Channel. Hindi.

Transportation

By Road : Rudraprayag is well-connected by motorable roads with major destinations in Uttarakhand and
northern states of India.Buses and taxis are easily accessible from major Uttarakhand cities like Dehradun, Rishikesh, Haridwar, Pauri, Tehri, Uttarkashi, and Srinagar.Rudraprayag lies on National Highway 58, which diverts to two major pilgrimage destinations: Kedarnath and Badrinath.

By Train : The closest railway station is Rishikesh, situated around 140 kilometers from Rudraprayag. Trains to Rishikesh are frequent, and from there, you can easily travel by motorable roads to Rudraprayag using taxis or buses.

By Air : The nearest airport is Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun, approximately 159 kilometers away from
Rudraprayag. From the airport, you can hire a taxi or take a bus to reach Rudraprayag..

Self-Payment Based Travel Service Provider Contact Details

  1. Konark Tourist Services, Haridwar Mr. Pushpreet Singh:
    • Mobile Number: +91 9837838008, +91 9627055555
    • For Pickup or Drop from Haridwar / Rishikesh / Dehradun to Rudraprayag:
      • Dzire - Rs. 5,000/-
      • Tempo Traveler - Rs. 9,000/-
      • Innova - Rs. 7,500/-
  1. Mr. Aman – Mobile: 8951899255
  2. Mr. Anup – Mobile: 97106 30000

It takes 6 Hours to reach by road from Dehradun to Rudraprayag. As the travelling is in hilly region, it is advisable to all devotees to keep proper medicines with them to prevent vomiting or any discomfort during travel.

Geography

  • Geographically, it is situated at coordinates 30.28°N 78.98°E

Climate

  • Rudraprayag has a pleasant climate in the summers (April to July). The maximum temperature rises to about 26°C - 28°C and the minimum temperature falls to about 5°C - 8°C.
  • It is advisable that all devotees should plan carefully to ensure their health & safety as per their health concerns. Keep sufficient woolen clothes. Keep proper & regular medicines, if any.

Rudraprayag Road Map

About Rudraprayag

Rudraprayag is a town and a municipality in the Rudraprayag district of the Indian state of Uttarakhand. It’s known for being one of the Panch Prayag (five confluences) of the Alaknanda River, where it meets the Mandakini River. The town is a significant pilgrimage spot due to its proximity to Kedarnath, a Hindu holy city located 86 km away.

The town sits at an elevation of 690 meters (2,260 feet). The official languages are Hindi and Sanskrit, while Garhwali is the mother tongue of most locals.

Rudraprayag has a rich cultural heritage and is surrounded by natural beauty, including emerald lakes, glaciers, and foaming rivers. It’s a gateway for trekkers to the Himalayan mountain ranges and serves as a point of transit for pilgrims traveling to Kedarnath.

Accommodation & Reservations

All the Ram Katha attendees are required to make their own stay arrangements. Below hotels are available near Katha Pandal (Gulabrai Field). Shrotas may book directly.

Hotel NameContact noLocationDistance from Katha's Location
Hotel Tulsi7300835476Rudraprayag200 Mtr
Hotel Govind8193984043Rudraprayag200 Mtr
Hotel Jayati Palace8534040157Rudraprayag200 Mtr
Hotel Girish Alaya Home Stay7500644424Rudraprayag200 Mtr
Hotel Jwalpa Palace Uttarakhand8650863693Rudraprayag450 Mtr
Hotel Battalion 10 by StayApart8979555514Rudraprayag2KM
Hotel Pushpdeep9760721400Rudraprayag300 Mar

Prabhu Prasad

  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner will be served to all Ram Katha Guests every day. All Attendees are requested to have Prasad.

VISA & Currency

  • All practical purpose INR (Indian Rupees) is the most acceptable currency in Rudraprayag (Uttrakhand), India for local markets, transportation, shops, and restaurants etc.
  • It is advisable to all the devotees to travel with Prior Indian VISA wherever it is required. On-line VISA is available for certain nationalities. Please check on the following link:

Places to visit

Dhari Devi Temple

Dhari Devi a Hindu temple located on the banks of the Alaknanda River between Srinagar and Rudraprayag. It is centre of faith for Maa Kali devotees.

Chopta

Nestled in the Himalayas, Chopta offers pristine and clear views of the Nanda Devi, Trishul and Chaukhamba peaks. It is particularly known for being home to the five most sacred temples dedicated to Lord Shiva – also known as Panch Kedar.

Umra Narayan Temple

Lord Umra Narayan temple is the holy abode of Lord Vishnu with maa alaknanda flowing in her full tranquility. This temple is 5–7 km from Rudraprayag.

Hariyali Devi Temple

It is believed that when Mahamaya was conceived as the seventh child of Devaki, Kansa threw her fiercely to the ground. Her body was shattered into many parts which scattered across the world. The hand of Mahamaya is said to have fell at Hariyali Kantha.


FAQs

Q. 1 How to come at Rudraprayag?
Ans : Rudraprayag is well connected by motorable roads with major destinations in Uttarakhand and northern India. You can find buses and taxis from cities like Dehradun, Rishikesh, Haridwar.

Q. 2 Where to come at Katha Sthal?
Ans : You have to come to Gulabrai Field (School Ground) at Rudraprayag.

Q. 3 What will be the local conveyance?
Ans : Whole area is covered in 2-3 km radius from Katha Sthal.

Q. 4 Whether registration is required for Prasad?
Ans: We will provide breakfast, lunch & dinner to all the shrotas.

Q. 5 When will Char Dham Kapat will open?
Ans : Char Dham kapat will open on 10-May-2024.

Contact Information

  • Mobile: +91 7506448327
  • Mobile: +91 7506517925
  • Email: rudraprayagkatha@gmail.com

Live on Chitrakutdham Talgajarda YouTube Channel & Aastha Channel