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Badrinath ji Temple is located on right bank
of river Alaknanada on great Himalya, Badrinath ji temple is located at
height of approx 10200 ft asl , Badrinath ji is part of char dham of
India as Badrinath Dham , Jagannath Puri Dham , Rameshwaram Dham,
Dwarka Dham. Badrinath Dham is known as one of the most important
pilgrim places in India.
Badrinath Dham is a hill station situated on top of a hill ,
Badrinath town is a nagar panchayat in Chamoli district in
Badrinath Dham is very important dham for chardhams of Uttarakhand
and as per rituals visited in last of all Chardhams of Uttarakhand
as People visit all dhams clockwise and start with Yamunotri Dham
then Gangotri Dham, after that Kedarnath Dham and then Badrinath
Dham. Badrinath Temple was bulit by Adi Shankaracharya in 9th
As name suggests
The Badrinath temple is the main and most important attraction at Badrinath town.
As per legend Adi Shankaracharya ji discovered a old black
stone idol of God Badrinarayan made of Saligram stone in the Narad Kund
near Alaknanda River. After getting idol , Adi Shankaracharya Ji established
a Temple of Lord Badrivishal on banks of Alaknanda River .
Places to See Near Badrinath Dham
Badrinath Ji Temple
Main attraction of Badrinath town is temple of Lord Badri Vishal ,The Badrinath temple has seen
so many modifications due to damage caused by avalanches. The
current structure of Badrinath temple has height of fifteen mtrs
and also has a gilded cupola. Cheif preist ( Pramukh Mahant ) of Badrinath temple
is known as 'Rawal', Chief Priest of Badrinath Dham comes from Nambooripad Brahmin family of
Kerala. Badrinath temple is divided into 3 parts as " Garbha Griha "and
" Darshan Mandap " where the
holy rituals are conducted and the "Sabha Mandap"
where all devotees assemble.
Tapt Kund means hot water pond or tank , It is bealieved one has to
take holy dip in Tapt kund which also has medicinal values , Tapt
kund is located just below to Badrinath Temple, Water of Tapt kund
has hot ( 55 Degree Celcius ).
Neelkanth is a lovely peak of the great Himalayas, Neelkanth peak is located at height of
6600 mtrs / 21648 Feet asl , Views of Neelkanth peak from
Badrinath are very beautiful and presents a lovely sight of
Mata Murti Mandir
The Mata Murti temple is situated approx three kms from Badrinath ji
temple and located on right banks of Alaknanda river , The Mata Murti
temple is dedicated to the mother of Lord
Mana village is the last Indian village on China border side , Mana
village is located on Badrinath Tibet route, Mana is located only 3 kms from Badrinath town.
Mana is inhabited by an Indo-Mongolian tribe, In past, locals of Mana
village were doing business with Tibet , Villagers of Mana village
vacate village in winters and move to Joshimath with their
belongings and cattle , Villagers come back after winters when snow
melts and temple of lord Badrinath opens. As Badrinath temple is
main source of livelihood for people residing around Badrinath.
Vyas ji Gufa, Ganesh ji Gufa, Bhimpul & Vasundhara Falls,
Sarswati Udgam & Prayag are also situated near Mana village.
Govind Ghat which is access point to Valley of flower trek &
Gurudwara Hemkund Sahib is situated 24 kms before Badrinath ji.
Govind Ghat is also meeting point of river Alaknanda and
Laxman Ganga . World famous Valley of Flowers
National Park is 19 kms from Govind Ghat & Gurudwara Hemkund Sahib
is 20 Kms trek away.
Vasuki Tal is a beautiful high altitude lake , One has to take a 8
kns long trek to reach Vasuki Tal, Vasuki Tal is located at altitude
of 14200 ft asl.
It is said & commonly believed in local area at Badrinath that in future centuries, the
road from Joshimath to Badrinath Ji will be blocked by act of Goa,
It is belived because two hills flanking Badrinath will be
joined by mother nature. Then temple of Bhavishya Badri which is one
of the Panch Badri's, will be worshipped by devotees as Badrinath Dham. The other four
Badrinath are as Vishal Badri (Badrinath),
Yoga Badri (Pandukeshwar), Adi Badri & Vridha Badri (located at Animath,
Adi Badri is located at an altitude of 3,200 feet above sea level, Adi Badri has
an ancient temple. Adi Badri is seventeen kms from Karnaprayag on the
Karnapryag Ganai Ranikhet road.
How To Reach Badrinath Dham
By Air : Nearest airport to Badrinath is Jolly Grant airport
near Dehradun (317 kms.)
By Rail : Nearest railheads to Badrinath Dham are at Rishikesh 297 kms away and Kotdwar 327 kms away
from Badrinath Town, Both railway stations are connected with major cities of North
By Road :
Route 1 : Most popular road to Badrinath Dham is Delhi - Rishikesh : 243 kms by rail/road, Rishikesh - Badrinath :297 kms by road.
Route 2 : Second route for Badrinath Dham is Delhi - Kotdwar: 210 kms by rail/road,
Kotdwara-Badrinath - 327 kms by road.