ever a slip occurs to any unfortunate over the ridge, sure he will either fall
into the ever flowing Mandakini, thousands of feet below, or be caught up in the
bushy growth of the tall trees from which extricating is neither possible nor ever attempted by any so far.
None so far, as the word goes round escaped the claws or death when fallen. Slip
means, sure death; hence every pony is accompanied either by the owner, or his
agent, yet accidents do take place now and then.
spite of innumerable and unbearable hardships arising out of the uncertainty of
the weather, narrow slippery road and insufficient and unwholesome food,
pilgrims reach the sacred feet of the Kedareswar and offer prayers closing their
eyes, and feel. fittingly rewarded when they embrace the Sivalinga smeared with
ghee according to custom here. They return to this mundane world at the sounds
of 'Kedareswar ki jai.' sent up into the high skies by the fellow pilgrims on
completing the rituals.
ardeous, its raptures are unforgettable. A trial,although dangerous is
preferable, due to holiness hovering over there. And it is discernable by