Shankaracharya Samadhi

Shankaracharya Samadhi
Shankaracharya Samadhi
Location In Kedarnath Dham  Behind Kedarnath temple
Distance From Gaurikund 20 Km Trek
Best time to Visit May, Jun, Sep, Oct, Nov,
Famous For Holy Place

Adi Shankaracharya (788 – 820 CE), born in Kaladi, Kerala who was a philosopher and theologian is believed to have died at Kedarnath.

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 The Shankaracharya Samadhi is located at a distance of about 600 meters from the Kedarnath Temple, and it can be reached by foot. Visitors are advised to wear comfortable walking shoes and carry water and snacks, as the walk to the Samadhi can be tiring,  The Samadhi is made of black stone and is surrounded by a small garden. The area around the Samadhi is peaceful and serene, and it offers a quiet place for meditation and introspection.  At the age of 32, he decided to attain moksha (freedom from body) at Kedarnath and merged under the land near Kedarnath temple. Hence this place called as Shankaracharya Samadhi place.

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