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IMG-20160817-WA0031 IMG-20160817-WA0036Badrinath is a popular religious town located in chamoli district of uttarakhand state. It is also one of the famous char dham.It is located at the elevation of 3,133 meter above sea level. Badrinath temple is dedicated to Lord VISHNU . Town lies between NAR and NARAYAN mountains ranges and in the bank of ALAKANANDA river. The KAPAT of temple are open only for 6 month after closing kapat the main pooja is done in PANDUKESHWAR.

HISTORY OF BADRINATH TEMPLE- According to legends the temple was established by AADI SHANKARACHARYA in 9th century . It is believed that Shankara resided in the place for six years from AD 814 to 820. He resided six months in BADRINATH TEMPLE and the rest of the year in Kedarnath. Hindu followers assert that he discovered the image of Badrinath in the Alaknanda River and enshrined it in a cave near the Tapt Kund hot springs.

According to hindu legends Lord VISHNU sat in meditation at this place .Lord vishnu was not aware of the cold weather of this place, goddess LAXMI protected him by BADRI tree. Pleased by the devotion of Lakshmi, Vishnu named the place Badrika Ashram.

places to visit near BADRINATH TEMPLE-

  • MANA VILLAGE
  • VYASH CAVE
  • TAPTA KUND
  • CHARAN PADUKA
  • VASHUDHARA
  • BHEAM PULL
  • MATA MURTI TEMPLE
  • GANESH CAVE
  • PANDUKESHWAR

HOW TO REACH BADRINATH TEMPLE-  BADRINATH TEMPLE  is well connected by national highway.

  • RISHIKESH TO BADRINATH 298 KM
  • delhi to badrinath 528 km

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  1. […] Badrinath Dham is one of the most beautiful holy places in India. it is located in Chamoli District of Uttarakhand Sate.It is a town located at the elevation 3,100 Meters (10,170 feet). This Dham is dedicated to God Vishnu. Thousands of pilgrims around the year come here to get the blessing of Vishnu and to explore the beauty of Nature. Badrinath is one of the most visited holy places in Uttarakhand as well as in India. Architecture of Badrinath temple is very attractive and it is build in a conical Shape. Badrinath town is situated in the middle of Nar and Narayan Temple and at the bank of holy river Alaknanda. One will easily fall in love with this amazing holy place located in chamoli district of uttarakhand state. Here is a Tapta Kunda also which gives relief to all the pilgrims who take the bath into it. Badrinath dham is full of pilgrims and tourists during the kapat are opened. According to legends this temple was established by Adi Shankaracharya. As we all know that this temple is dedicated to God Vishnu so here we are going to tell you the story behind this temple. It is believed that Vishnu came to this place for the meditation but he was not aware of this of the cold weather of this place. When he under goes to the meditation for a long time then there was a heavy snowfall so to keep continue the mediation of Vishnu, Goddess Laxmi stood next to him sheltering him from affect of Weather and turned into a Badri (Tree) called. After The meditation Vishnu was happy from goddess Laxmi Work so here was a Badrikashram. […]

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