Badrinath is one of the holy shrines for Vaishnavites among the 108 divya desams incarnation of Lord Vishnu. Badrinath town is also the part of Panch Badri temples including Yog Dhyan Badri, Bhavishya Badri, Adi Badri and Vriddha Badri, along with Badrinath temple.

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Overview


  • May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov

  • Chamoli, Garhwal

  • 1 day

  • Rishikesh, 295 kms

  • Jolly Grant Airport, 314 kms

  • Badrinath Temple, Char Dham Yatra, Pilgrimage, Temple

The main entrance gate of Badarinath temple is colourful and imposing popularly known as Singhdwar. The temple is approximately 50 feet tall with a small cupola on top, covered with a gold gilt roof. The Badarinath temple is divided into three parts (a) The Garbha Griha or the sanctum sanctorum (b) The Darshan Mandap where rituals are conducted and (c) The Sabha Mandap where devotees assemble.

At the Badarinath Mandir Gate, directly opposite the main Idol of Lord himself, is seated idol of Bird Garud, vehicle / carrier of Lord Badarinarayan. Garud os seen is sitting position and in prayer with his hands folded. The walls and pillars of the mandapa are covered with intricate carvings.

The Garbha Griha portion has its canopy covered with a sheet of gold and houses Lord Badari Narayan, Kuber (God of wealth), Narad rishi, Udhava, Nar and Narayan. The complex has 15 idols. Especially attractive is the one-metre high image of lord Badarinath, finely sculpted in black stone. According to legend Shankara discovered a black stone image of Lord Badarinarayan made of Saligram stone in the Alaknanda River. He originally enshrined it in a cave near the Tapt Kund hot springs. In the sixteenth century, the King of Garhwal moved the murti to the present loction of the temple. It represents Lord Vishnu seated in a meditative pose called Padmasan.

Darshan Mandap: Lord Badari Narayan is armed with Conch and Chakra in two arms in a lifted posture and two arms rested in Yogic Pose. Badarinarayan is seen under the Badari tree, flanked by Kuber and Garuda, Narad, Narayan and Nar. As you look, standing to the right side of Badarinarayana is Uddhava. To the far right side are Nara and Narayana. Narada Muni is kneeling in front on the right side and is difficult to see. On the left side are Kubera-the god of wealth, and a silver Ganesh. Garuda is kneeling in front, to the left of Badarinarayana.

Sabha Mandap: It is a place in the Temple complex where devotees and pilgrims assemble.

In and Around Temple

Panch Shila

Narada Shila

Narad ji stood on one foot and did severe penance on this rock for sixty thousand years.. Read More

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Markandeya Shila

After hearing the fruits of penance at Badarikashram from Naradji, sage Markandeya went to.. Read More

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Barahi Shila

Hiranyaksha, who once took the earth (Prithvi) to the abyss (Rasatal). After the slaying of Hiranyaksha.. Read More

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Garud Shila

On this rock Garuda ji did penance for thirty thousand years and wished to become the Vahana.. Read More

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Narsingh Shila

When Narasingh Ji killed the demon king Hiranyakashyap. After that, seeing the fierce form of Narasingh Ji.. Read More

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Kunds

Tapta Kund Badrinath

Taptakund, as the name suggests is a hot water spring, which lies between Badrinath shrine and.. Read More

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Narad Kund

Narad Kund is adorned in the holy town of Badrinath and is the second prominent attraction of Badrinath.. Read More

  • 0.5 km / 4 mins from Temple

Others

Brahma Kapal

Situated on the banks of Alaknanda River, Brahma Kapal is a place in Badrinath which is of great... Read More

  • 0.5 km / 4 mins from Temple

Sheshnetra

Sheshnetra is a holy place where as per Hindu mythology Lord Vishnu took retreat on a snake by name .. Read More

  • 0.23 km / 4 mins from Temple

Panch Dhara

Panch Dhara is a group of five water streams that originate at Badrinath. They are: Prahlad Dhara and.. Read More

  • 1 kms / 15 mins from Temple