Dehradun, May 19: The ‘Dhyan Gufa’ where Prime Minister Narendra Modi meditated for 17 hours is a modified cave. Situated at 12,000 feet above the sea level, the cave is built by cutting the rocks and is situated near the Kedarnath shrine. The cave is situated a kilometre ahead of the main shrine. The modified cave has a well-lit room with an attached washroom. It also has a window and over ten feet high ceiling with a CCTV system which is specially installed for PM Modi’s visit, reported The Times of India. The cave provides a spectacular view of the temple.
The cave was ready last year after cutting the rocks and stones. All necessary arrangements like power, water and attached washroom were provided in the cave. According to the report, the cave was finally ready last year but was locked. A Nehru Institute of Mountaineering (NIM) official told TOI that the cave was ready much before the PM’s visit. Meditate like PM Narendra Modi in Kedarnath 'Dhyan Gufa' for just Rs 990; Details Here.
PM Modi reached the shrine situated at a height of 11,755 feet near the Mandakini river on Saturday and paid obeisance. The PM also took stock of development work in the temple town. Meanwhile, after meditating for 17 hours, PM Modi on Sunday offered prayers at Badrinath Temple. Notably, this is Modi's fourth visit to the temple dedicated to Lord Shiva in the last two years.