INDIA, November 18, 2023 (The Organiser): Badrinath Temple in the Himalayas was decorated with 3,300 pounds of marigold flowers in the early hours of November 18. The portals of one of the country’s holiest shrines will be closed for winter today. Devotees who reached the Badrinath Dham for worship on the 18th applauded the decoration and were seen clicking pictures of the shrine decked up with marigold flowers. An official release from the Badrinath Dham Temple Committee stated, “The portals of Badrinath Dham will be closed for winter at 3.33 pm today.”

The Badrinath Dham was recently a sight to behold on Deepavali night as it was exquisitely decorated for the Festival of Lights. Deepavali was celebrated with great pomp and fervor at the temple. Devotees from all over the country and abroad reached Badrinath Dham to celebrate Deepavali. They waited in queues from morning until late evening for a darshan of the Deity.