Indian Cricketer Rishabh Pant Visits Kedarnath Temple; His Second Devotional Trip This Month

by Shreya Ghosh
Indian Cricketer Rishabh Pant Visits Kedarnath Temple; His Second Devotional Trip This Month

Religious tourism is seeing a boost among young travellers and one of the many reasons behind this are many cricketers visiting temples in India. From Virat Kohli to Gautam Gambhir to KL Rahul, several Indian cricketers are often seen travelling to different temples. This time, Rishabh Pant visited the Kedarnath Temple and his pictures are making rounds on social media platforms.

Rishabh Pant Visited This Iconic Temple In Uttarakhand

Rishabh Pant
Picture credit- Instagram/ Rishabh Pant (@rishabpant)

The cricketer took to his Instagram stories to share a small glimpse of his trip to the Kedarnath Temple. Seeing from his stories, it looks like he took a devotional trip to the destination on October 18. Pant uploaded a picture while standing in front of the temple. Sharing the picture, he asked his fans and followers to guess the place. Well, we took absolutely no time in guessing the place seeing the iconic temple in the background.

Pictures of his religious visit to the world-renowned temple are going viral on social media platforms. We are seeing the Indian cricketer taking such small trips in recent times. It looks like he has recovered very well after the tragic accident back in the last year.

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Rishabh Pant
Picture credit- Canva

On Sunday, Kedarnath experienced snowfall, according to a report by The Times of India. From the beginning of the fresh snowfall of the season, the temperature has directly dipped to -0.2 degrees. Not just Kedarnath, but different places of the state also received snowfall. As of now, places located in the high-altitude areas have received snowfall only. In fact, some places in the low-lying areas of Uttarakhand witnessed rainfall as well. An alert has also been issued on social media platforms by the meteorological department.

The Indian Cricketer Also Visited Badrinath Temple This Month

Taking to the X (formerly Twitter) platform, Esha Srivastav🇮🇳🚩 (@EshaSanju15) shared a video of Rishabh Pant visiting the temple a day before his birthday.

Rishabh Pant recently visited the iconic Badrinath Temple in Uttarakhand ahead of his birthday. He travelled to the religious destination on October 3, 2023, a day ahead of his birthday. Pictures and videos of his devotional trip to the temple went viral on social media platforms. The crowd was very excited to see him visiting the Badrinath Dham, praying, and seeking blessings from Vishnu. It was probably one of the few first times he stepped outside among a major crowd following his devastating accident.

There are many young travel enthusiasts who get inspired by cricketers and plan to go on devotional journeys to famous temples in different states of India. Virat Kohli played some exceptional knocks after his recent trips to temples and this influenced many cricket fans to visit temples and seek blessings. Netizens also wrote about cricketers’ impact on them to plan such religious visits.

Also read: Virat Kohli & Anushka Sharma Visit Ujjain’s Mahakaleshwar Temple

Rishabh is currently undergoing rehabilitation after his accident. He often shares glimpses and snippets of his rehabilitation progress at the National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru.

We cannot wait to see Rishabh Pant making a grand comeback to the ground and playing cricket once again!

Cover Image Courtesy: Instagram/ Rishabh Pant (@rishabpant), Canva

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