Badrinath Temple, otherwise called Badrinarayan Temple, is a notable Char Dham Temple. It is committed to Lord Vishnu and is situated in Badrinath town. Alongside the Badrinath sanctuary, the Town of Badrinath has the Panch Badri sanctuaries including Yog Dhyan Badri, Bhavishya Badri, Adi Badri, and Vriddha Badri.The sanctuary has North Indian style engineering with stone dividers and carvings, as well as a vivid and strong
The Badrinath tirtha derives its name from the native word Badri, which refers to a variety of wild berry. Badrinath temple history has its own uniqueness and Legendaryness. There are a lot of tales about Badrinath temple. One which states that when Lord Vishnu sat in penance in these mountains, His spouse Goddess Laxmi took the appearance of a berry tree and shielded Him from the fierce sun. It is not only the Lord’s dwelling place, but also the abode of countless pilgrims, saints, and sages who come to meditate in search of enlightenment.
According to SkandPuran the idol of Lord Badrinath was recovered by Adiguru Shankaracharya from NaradKund and was re-enshrined in the 8th century A.D. in this temple. Skanda Purana describes more about the place and says: “There are several sacred shrines in heaven, on earth, and in hell; but there is no shrine like Badrinath.”
In the opening time of six months of Badrinath, pilgrims can travel in any season but if you want a hectic free journey then choose the months of end season of yatra. The best time to visit Badrinath is September and October. May and June season is also ok to visit Badrinath but because of huge number of pilgrims you can face high rates of hotels and long queues outside the temple. During monsoon, there is much possibility of landslides and road block because of mountainous road and heavy rainfall. So our team will suggest you to visit Badrinath in the month of October or November.
This place is believed to have been established by King Pandu, father of Pandavas. It is situated at 4 kms from GovindGhat, 219 kms from Kedarnath and 24 kms from Badarinath. There are two temples – one for Lord Yoga Badari Narayan and the other for Lord Vasudev. During winter, Lord Vasudev temple functions as the abode for Lord Badari Narayan and all the daily rituals connected with worship are performed here. Both the temples are centuries old.
It is an irresistible destinations for naturalists, ecologists, environmentalists, zoologists, ornithologists, trekkers, tourist and pilgrims, the valley was introduced to the world in 1937 as the Valley of Flowers by Frank S. Smith who was a mountaineer, an explorer and a Botanist also mountaineer, explorer and botanist. The valley of flowers remains snow covered from November to May but when the ice envelop thaws in June it is a signal for profusion of colors hidden in petals of alpine herbs to blaze during July & August.