26 Apr 2023

Doors of Badrinath Dham To Open On 27 April; What Is Special About This Temple

The doors of Kedarnath Dham in Uttarakhand opened on 25 April. The Chota Chardham Yatra started on Saturday on Akshaya Tritiya. Hindu pilgrims  visit Badrinath, Kedarnath, Yamunotri and Gangotri under Chota Char Dham Yatra. The doors of Gangotri and Yamunotri were opened on 22 April. Now only the doors of Badrinath Dham remain to be opened on 27th April. 

Here we are going to tell you the significance of Badrinath Dham and some interesting information and facts associated with it. One of the most important pieces of information about the Badrinath temple is that it is the part of Chota Char Dham Yatra of Uttarakhand along with the Char Dhams of India.

Dedicated to Lord Vishnu, the Badrinath Temple is one of the most important pilgrimage sites in India. Devotees undertake a strenuous journey through the mighty Himalayas to reach this holy shrine.

Badrinath is one of the significant temples of the sacred Chota Char Dham Yatra. This Yatra Consist of four temples of Uttarakhand. These are Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri, and Yamunotri.

Char Dham temples of India are Badrinath, Dwarka, Puri, and Rameswaram.

Chota Char Dham temples of Uttarakhand are Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri, and Yamunotri.

Vishnu sat in meditation at this place

According to the legend, the god Vishnu sat in meditation at this place. During his meditation, Lord Vishnu was unaware of the cold weather. Goddess Lakshmi, his wife, protected him in the form of the Badri tree.

Pleased by the devotion of Goddess Lakshmi, God Vishnu named the place Badrika Ashram. The spiritual tour of the Badrinath temple provides immense peace and satisfaction to the devotees. The environment of this mandir always remains divine and purifies the soul. It always rekindles the human being’s belief in the almighty.

River Mandakini adds to its beauty

Badrinath temple is a center of attraction for millions of pilgrims every year. It is situated at an altitude of 3,300mts/10,826ft where the temperature is extremely cold. The milky white River Mandakini with its icy mountains and lush green forests add to the beauty of Badrinath Dham.

Badrinath Temple is mentioned in various sacred texts of Hindus such as Bhagavata Purana, Skanda Purana, and Mahabharata. The area around Badrinath Temple has been mentioned in Padma Purana as a spiritual site.

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