Char Dham Yatra 2019
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Badrinath »Panch Badri Information Guide



Badrinath Also known as Vishal Badri, this temple located at the height of 3,133 mts. is the largest himalayas and most popular of Vishnu pilgrimages among the five Badries.

The original temple here is believed to be built by King Pururava and the icon of the lord carved by Vishwakarma, the creator of the gods. The idol was recovered by Adi Shankaracharya from the waters of the nearby Naradkund and consecrated once more in the temple, restored in the 19th century by the royal houses of Scindia & Holker.

So holy in this shrines that it forms one of the four prominent places of Hindu worship. The epic Mahabharata, it is believed, was composed in the Vyas and Ganesh caves close by. The Vishnu Ganga which later becomes Alaknanda flows below the while Neelkanthkeeps vigil over all devotees.

General Information for Badrinath

Nearest Airport : Jolly Grant 316 Km.

Nearest Rail : Rishikesh 299 Km.

Accommodation : Tourist Rest House, Temple Committee Guest, Private Hotels, lodges and DharamShalas are available.

Nearby Places : Pachshila, Ardhkedareshwar, Sheshnetra, Charanpaduka, Atri Ansuya Asharam, Ganesh Gupha, Bhirgu Gupha, Basudhara, Panch Dhara, Vyas Gupha, Satopanth

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