Badrinath Temple in Devbhoomi

Badrinath Temple in Devbhoomi

Badrninath Temple is one of the four dhams (chardham) of Devbhoomi. The hindu temple is located in Chamoli district of Devbhoomi and is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The other three dhams in Devbhoomi are Gangotri dham, Yamnotri dham and Kedarnath dham.

 

History of Badrinath Temple: The temple is believed to stalled by Adi Shankaracharyas in ancient history. The Badrinath temple and its surrounding mountains have a mention in Indian mythology scriptures like Mahabharata.

Temple Location:

The holy shrine is located on the banks of Alaknanda River. Alaknanda river is a tributary of holy river Ganga.

Nearest Airport from Badrinath Temple: DehraDun Jolly Grant Airport

 

Important Points:

The temple is open for few months in summers, for remaining months it remains closed.

Photography may be prohibited within temple premises.

However, the enroute to Badrinath temple is beautiful with a lot of natural scenery.

Non vegetarian food and alcohol must not be consumed during chardham yatra, to maintain and honor the sacredness of the site.

It is good to avoid the chardham yatra during rainy season, as this Devbhoomi receives a lot of rains.