TRIYUGINARAYAN temple is an ancient temple dedicated to lord Vishnu , located in Triyuginarayan village of Rudraprayag district . The fame of the temple is credited to the god Shiva’s and goddess Parvati marriage witnessed by lord vishnu. Triyuginarayan word is made up of three words, ‘TRI” which means three, “YUGI” which means era or a particular time period and “NARAYAN” which is another name of lord VISHNU. Triyuginarayan is the center of faith of Hindus and visited by millions of people around the year. Here in this article we are providing you Photos,story,geography and how to reach Triyuginarayan Temple.
Geography of Triyuginarayan: The Triguninarayan village is located at an altitude of 1,980 Metres (6500 ft) above sea level . This place provide a panoramic view of Himalaya . During the three winter months, the area is covered by snow which attracts pilgrims in winter season also . there are two treks also 1- Triyuginarayan-kedarnath(25km) and 2-triyuginarayan-ghuttu(39km). Because of high altitude Triyuginarayan has favorable agriculture -climatic conditions for growing horticultural crops such as apple,pear, potato, orange etc.
History of Triyuginarayan temple- According to Hindu mythology the goddess Parvati (daughter of hemvant) was married to the legends of god the SHIVA ,lord Vishnu formalized the wedding and acted as Parvati’s brother in the ceremonies, while the lord brahma acted as the priest of the wedding. BRAHM SHILA in front of the temple is the exact location of wedding. the HAWAN KUND which was used in shiv-parvati marriage is still burning and the ashes is carried by the pilgrims . There are three small ponds also called as KUND named brahm kund , rudra kund and vishnu kund.
Triyugi Narayan Mela is annually held on the Shukla Paksha Dwadasi or the 12th day during the waxing phase of moon in Bhadrapad month. this fair is also known as Hariyali Mela . On this particular day a tree is choosen to burn on Hawan Kund to continue the flame which is burning since 3 Yuga .
How to reach Triyuginarayan Temple- is well connected by road , it located at the distance of round 12 km from Sonprayag. distance from Rishikesh railway station is 212km . One can easily reach here by taking bus from Rishikesh to Sonprayag and then taxi from Sonprayag to Triyuginarayan.Taxi services are also available from Guptkashi.For more details and information about Triyuginarayan Temple feel free to contact us any time.
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