*"The Great Temple, Hurdwar," from 'The Oriental Annual or Scenes from India', by Thomas Bacon, London, 1839*

Source: ebay, July 2007

Hardwar by night: most pilgrims leave from Hardwar for the "char dam" sites of Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath, and Badrinath

Source: http://www.sanatansociety.org/india_travels_and_festivals/hardwar.htm
(downloaded Jan. 2005)

The Gangotri temple (a Devi site), honoring the source of the Ganga

Source: http://www.linkingeverest.com/gallery/album02
(downloaded Jan. 2005)

 Kedarnath too (a Shaivite site) is on the mountain pilgrimage route

Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/abhisek_m/242362134/
(downloaded Nov. 2006)

*"Bells at Kedarnath"*

Source: http://www.indiamike.com/photopost/showphoto.php/photo/8033/cat/501
(downloaded July 2005)

*The tourist-poster view of Kedarnath*

Source: ebay, Nov. 2006

The temple at Badrinath (a Vaishnava site)

Source: http://www.indiamike.com/photopost/showphoto.php/photo/12912/cat/501
(downloaded Dec. 2006)

*The temple of Badrinath as it used to look; from the Graphic, 1885*

Source: ebay, Jan. 2010

The temple at Yamunotri, devoted to the goddess Yamuna

Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/9546161@N07/701135158/
(downloaded Nov. 2007)

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