‘Tourism for fun has resulted in destruction of Kedarnath’

Increasing tourism for recreational purpose and ruthless commercialism are to be blamed for the destruction caused in Kedarnath, believes Vageeshling Maharaj, chief purohit of Kedarnath dham. 

“So many people visit Kedarnath who have no feeling of piety or devotion. They go to Kedarnath only to have fun and enjoy themselves. With a mindset which has nothing to do with faith and worship,” said Vageeshling Swami, chief purohit of the the dham. 

“Lord Shiva is a ‘bairagya’. He has nothing to do with materialism and desire. People come here in the wrong spirit. 

Full report here Economic Times


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