Opening ceremony of Badrinath temple: This year the kapat of Badrinath Dham shall open on 30th April, 2018. Badrinath Dham is Bhoo Bhaikhand of earth. This Dham is also known as the Dham for salvation. Badrinath Dham is known for its different names in different yugas – Mukti prada in Satyug, Yog siddha in Treta, VIshala in Dwapar and Badrikasharam in Kalyug. In Puranas, Badrikasharam is named the main Dham of all the Dhams and main theerth of all the teerths.
The Badrinath Dham is located at around 17, 500 feet in district Chamoli of Uttarakhand. Lord Badrivishal is seating in the lap of the Narayan parvat which is the part of Gandh Madan mountain chain. The Alakananda river flows through lord Bdrivishal’s feet in reverence. Bhagwan Badrivishal which also means Shri Vishnu sits in a Padmasan posture here in Badrinath temple.
People visit here to perform pind to their forefathers. It is said that once you perform the pind here at Badrinath, then you don’t need to go anywhere to perform the pind.
At Badrinath, there are two big kunds. These kunds are natural hot water kunds. As per the tradition, one is required to take the bath in these kunds before entering the temple.
The Laxmi temple is also located inside the complex. It is said that after visiting Bhagwan Badrivishal, one gets free of all desires.
Distances of major towns between Rishikesh to Badrinath ……… please click.
Badrinath opening date – 2018 (30th June, 2018): This year the kapat of Badrinath Dham shall open on 30th April, 2018. Badrinath Dham is Bhoo Bhaikhand of earth ……… read more.
Char Dham Opening Dates – 2018 (30th June, 2018): The portals of Gangotri and Yamunotri opened on 18th April, 2018 this year. The beginning of Char Dham starts with Gangotri ………… read more.
Rishikesh to Badrinath road map: Badrinath is the one of the main Char Dhams of Uttarakhand as well as India. The journey starts from Rishikesh and it takes 1 to 2 days to cover the distance……. read more.
Char Dham transport rules during season: Every year Uttarakhand transport department issues green cards to commercial vehicles for Char Dham yatra routes……….read more
Rates of horse, mules on Yamunotri trek: Horse, mule, dandi and kandi rates for Yamunotri trek. This year (2016), the rates for horse, mules…….read more
Winter Char Dham: The winter char dham in Uttarakhand has not been able to draw the anticipated flow of tourists. The reason for less tourist flow is due to less awareness …read more
Closing ceremony of Adi Badri: The Adi Badri temple was closed on Wednesday (16thDecember 2015) at 7 PM for next one month. The temple will open on Makar Sakranti day…..read more
Badrinath temple closes on Tuesday 17th Nov. 2015 : Portals of the Hindu shrine Badrinath were closed amid Vedic chants on Tuesday (17th Nov 2015) for a six-month winter break. …read more
Alkapuri glacier: Ganga, Yamuna, Alaknanda and many other rivers origin from Uttarakhand. Finally all these rivers merge with Ganga at Allahabad. Like Gaumukh which is the source of the sacred river Ganga….read more
Bhavishya Badri in Uttarakhand:The group of seven Vishnu temples is known as Sapt Badri. The most prime Vishnu temple is Badrinath and remaining are 1) Adi Badri 2) Vridha Badri …read more
Over 7 lakh pilgrims visit Chardham, Hemkund Sahib, Uttarakhand:The number of pilgrims has been increasing continuously every year for Chardham and Hemkund Sahib….read more
Adi Badri, Uttarakhand: Adi Badri is located in the district Chamoli of Uttarakhand, 17 km from Karnaprayg. This temple is dedicated to Vishnu Bhagwan …read more
Yogdhyan Badri in Uttrakhand : Yogdhyan Badri is one of the Sapta Badri temples. The temple is located at Pandukeshwar village near Govind Ghat in the district Chamoli of Uttarakhand….read more
Dhyan and Ardha Badri : Uttrakahnd is the place where one can find many endless legendary stories of God and Goddesses. The lord Vishnu meditated in Badrinath…..read more
Vridha and Narsingh temples (26th Sep 2015) : Vridha and Narsingh temples are very important temples in Badri – Ksetra. Vridha temple got its name because lord Vishnu appeared…read more.
Distances of major towns from Rishikesh to Badrinath: The towns shown below are the major towns where the pilgrims / visitors stay overnight while travelling to Badrinath / Auli / Hemkund Sahib via …..read more
Delhi to Haridwar train: The most important junction for the tourists visiting the Garhwal region in Uttarakhand is Haridwar. The train service from Delhi to Haridwar is very regular and comfortable. The tourist destinations like Char Dham, Valley of Flowers, Hemkund Sahib etc. ……….read more
Delhi to Haldwani train: Uttarakhand state has two major regions for tourism activities – Garhwal and Kumaon. The Garhwal region has major destinations like Mussoorie, Rishikesh, Dehradun, Badrinath etc. whereas the major destinations in Kumaon are Haldwani, Nainital, Ranikhet, ……….read more
Delhi to Dehradun train: Uttarakhand state has two major regions for tourism activities – Garhwal and Kumaon. The Garhwal region has major destinations like Mussoorie, Rishikesh, Dehradun, Badrinath etc. whereas the major destinations in Kumaon are Haldwani, Nainital, Ranikhet, ……….read more
Delhi to Haldwani bus: Uttarakhand has two major regions for tourism purpose – Garhwal and Kumaon. The Garhwal region has major destinations like Dehradun, Mussoorie, Badrinath etc. whereas the major destinations in Kumaon are Nainital, Haldwani, Almora etc. The major transition ……….read more
Delhi to Dehradun bus: Uttarakhand has two major regions for tourism purpose – Garhwal and Kumaon. The Garhwal region has major destinations like Dehradun, Mussoorie, Badrinath etc. whereas the major destinations in Kumaon are Nainital, Haldwani, Almora etc. The major transition ……….read more