Divya Shila, also known as ‘slab of divine light’, is a pious stone or pillar located near Yamunotri and Surya Kund. The devotees visiting Yamunotri temple have to worship Divya Shila before entering the temple premises.
Located near Yamunotri and Surya Kund, Divya Shila is a sacred stone pillar which is also known as a slab of divine light. As per the beliefs, it is important to pay homage at Divya Shila before entering the main shrine. It is deemed that this rock pillar is the idol of the deity and devotees need to bow their head down here first as worshiping this shila is a part of a puja ritual at Yamunotri temple.