May 14, 2021 – Yamunotri Dham will open today on the occasion of Akshaya Tritiya with all Vidhi Vidhan. In view of the covid-19 pandemic, A total of 25 people, including Priests, Tirtha Purohit, and Palgir will only be able to attend the rituals and puja.
The Doli Yatra is said to start from 8:00 AM in which the idol of mother Yamuna will be sent from Kharsali to Yamunotri Dham. The doli of mother Yamuna’s brother Samheshwara Devata (Shani Maharaj) will also go along to Yamunotri to see off Yamuna Ji. The doors of Yamunotri Temple will open with special worship and rituals at Abhijeet Muhurat, 12:15 pm today.
The yatra has already been suspended for pilgrims this year due to pandemic.