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Kedarnath – Rudrabhishek

Kedarnath is one of the most Sacred places of Chota Char Dham Yatra. People highly believe in lord Kedara. This temple is open around April end / May month up to October end or November month. During these 6 months of period lacks devotees visit the Kedarnath temple. They offered various Puja over there. Rudrabhishek Puja is one of the pujas perform there in the evening time.


Puja Preparation


The common name of Rudrabhshek is “Rudri”. Which consists of 8+ 2 = 10 chapters –
1.Sankalp Sukta 2. Purushsukta 3. Uttaranarayana Sukta 4. Apratishth Sukta 5. Maitrasukta 6. Rudrasukta 7. Mahichhar Sukta 8. Rudrajata 9. Namak-chamak10. Shanti Adhyaya 11. Swasti prarthana

> In Kedarnath Rudrabhishek is performed with the first 2 chapters – 1.Sankalp Sukta 2. Purushsukta 


Earth, water, light, air, sky, mind, intelligence and ego are the supernatural nature of this Paramatman. While the soul is the transcendental nature of the Divine. This transcendental nature means “Jiva or Shiva”.
Dhyan, Bhajan, Japa, Swadhyaya, Pujan, Path, Hom-Havan and Abhishek are the means to please Mahadev, the Omnipotent and gigantic formed Vishad Brahm Parmatma.
Besides the above, this Puja is done to obtain freedom from disease, ability to bear children, sharper intelligence, increase in wealth, freedom from bodily pains, wordly strife, freedom from problems in relationships, stability in relationships, repression of enemitic nature, increase in opulence, increase in worldly pleasures and freedom from all sorts of problems. This puja pleases Shivji very much and gives man the best of fruits (results).

What is the text? (Description with grounds)

The description of Lord Sri Rudra’s Rudrashtadhyayi is in Yajurveda Samhita itself and in every mantra of Rudri. It is also described in various texts such as Rudrakalpa, Parashar Kalpa, Manusmriti, Kaivalyopanishad, Shiva Purana, Rudra Kalpa Drum, Naradpuran, Lingapuran, Mantra Mahodadhi, Maharudra Tantra, Rudrayamala Tantra, Mahabharata and Ramayana. In all these separate texts the sanctity of Rudrabhishek is mentioned Besides this Shukla Yajurvedi Rudrashtadhyayi is sanctified in various Karmakand books in different ways. This Shiv Puja has also been praised by way of hymns and mantras in different books with love devotion and faith.

Abhishek with religious water cures disease.
Abhishek with cow’s milk leads to fertility
Abhishek with milk mixed with sugar sharpens intelligence
Abhishek with cow ghee increases happiness and wealth.
Abhishek with milk mixed with Gangaajal averts worldly calamities.
Abhishek with mustard or any other oil destroys an enemy’s intelligence.
Abhishek with fragrant substances (Ashtagandha) increases opulence
Abhishek with sugarcane juice makes speech likeable.
Abhishek with Ganga water gives Mukti

When can it be done?
Worship of Lord Ashutosh done every day results in the welfare of all. However, Mahadevji Himself, has given details of the month, day and date for His puja in Shiva Purana. He has given special importance to the month of Shravan. Shivji has recommended a diet of Charnamrit consisting of wheat bread (Bhakri), Jaggery, sugar and water for women who are fasting, and has given special importance to Mondays. In Shiv Purana Mahadev has also talked about the significance of Mahashivratri in the month of Magh. The other Shivaratris and Pradosh fast during the whole year are written about in our scriptures.
Apart from this, Parashar Smriti mentions the months of Margshirsh, Magh, Phagun ( Sud Paksha), Baisakh and Shraavan Shiv Puja for furthering dynasty (Vansh) Golden benefits of Shiv Yajan in the month of Kartik are indicated. Also besides these pujas, a special Yagya considering Agnichakra and Ahuti Chakra
for obtaining desired fruits is best done on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. ‘Atulam Sukh Masnute’ means it is very fruitful.

How is the Puja done?
Rudrashtadhyayi puja of the most merciful Mahadevji can be done by any Brahmin who has learnt the mantras of Yajurveda Rudri from a Guru. Puja can be done at home or at any Shiv Mandir by the Brahmin. It can be done without the host’s presence with name resolution. Needed information can be given on the phone (mobile) to the Brahmin, who will do the puja.


Time taken for the Rudrashtadhyayi puja is 45 min. to 1 Hrs.

Required things(Puja Samgari)

Ingredients for Puja
Sandalwood ( चंदन )
Flowers ( फूल )
Agarbatti (incense) (अगरबती)
Ghee Diya (Deep) ( घी का दीया)
Prasad (Naivedya) (प्रसाद)

How many Brahmins are needed for the puja?
Minimum one Brahmin and maximum three Brahmins are needed for Rudrashtadhyayi puja.

Place of Puja
Kedarnath Temple

> Rs. 7200/- (5 person of family allowed)

> Devotee’s present required while puja performing.



1. How can I book the Puja and Pujari?
A. You can book the Puja by clicking on “BOOK NOW” button and follow the process of Payment.


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