Jyotirmath complex came under the grip of landslide, cracks appeared in Shankaracharya's throne

Pankaj Prasad
Landslide in Joshimath
Landslide in Joshimath

Jyotirmath complex has also come under the grip of a landslide in Joshimath.

Jyotirmath complex has also come under the grip of a landslide in Joshimath. Big cracks have appeared in the buildings of the complex, around the Lakshmi Narayan temple. Brahmachari Mukundanand, in-charge of Jyotirmath, told that cracks have appeared in the entrance of the math, Lakshmi Narayan temple and auditorium.ย 

In this complex, Totkacharya cave, Tripur Sundari Rajarajeshwari temple and seat of Shankaracharya of Jyotish Peeth are situated. The pictures surfaced of Shankaracharya's Gaddi Sthal are troubling everyone. Jyotirmath's Shankaracharya Swami Avimukteshwaranand Saraswati has expressed concern over the landslide happening in Joshimath. He said that Jyotirmath is also coming in its grip.ย 

He has demanded the state government to provide quick relief to the families affected by landslides and make proper arrangements for their rehabilitation. He said that for the last one year there were signs of land subsidence. But it was not taken care of in time.