Experience An Awesome And Thrilling Trip To Badrinath
Badrinath one of the four Dham or Holy seats of India. Every year thousand of devotees come here to seek the blessings of the almighty. Badrinath is also known as "Chota Char Dham".
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Experience An Awesome And Thrilling Trip To Badrinath Badrinath one of the four Dham or Holy seats of India. Every year thousand of devotees come here to seek the blessings of the almighty. Badrinath is also known as "Chota Char Dham". Badrinath Temple or Lord Vishnu temple is also known as the Badrinarayan temple. Located in the village of Badrinath, in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand, India, the temple is among the most accessible places of worship. About Main The Temple: It is said that Adi Shankaracharya, the great scholar and philosopher built this magnificent temple. But due to havoc of natural calamities the original temple was destroyed by an avalanche and in the 17th century the Garhwal kings rebuilt it once again. The temple is today is a beautiful structure built in typical mountain architecture. With the brilliant "Singh Dwar color, which is the main entrance of the temple, the temple receives a modern appeal, not to mention aesthetic beauty. The temple compound consists of about 15 idols of various Hindu deities, the main deity is Lord Vishnu or Narayan, who is depicted sitting in a meditation position, very rare that the god who prefer reclining. Badri tree covers the god of meditation. Mythology behind Badrinath Temple: There are many stories about the famous temple of Badrinath, the most famous being that Lord Vishnu did penance here, sitting on the mountain in a very harsh climate. While meditating, the weather deteriorated even more. His wife, the goddess Lakshmi, when she saw her husband in such discomfort, became a Badri (berry) trees, and protected from above. Since then the place is named both Badrinarayan. There is a second floor that is connected with the sacred river Ganges. It is assumed that the divine river, descending from heaven in this place, making the importance of Badrinath. Important places to see around this holy site: During your tour to this wonderful place there are many interesting and significant places to see here: Bhim Pul: This natural bridge, made of a rock above the river Saraswati, attracts a large number of people because of the mythology attached to it. It is said that when the Pandavas and Draupadi his wife came here, there was no way to cross the river. Bhim, the strongest of the five then lifted a large rock and placed it across the river, so that Draupadi could cross and be on other side. Mana: The last village on the Indian border, Mana is a beautiful place occupied by the Bhotia tribes. The distance of the village from the temple is around 3 kilometres. Mata Murti Temple: This temple is dedicated to the mother of the incarnation of Lord Vishnu of the twins, Nar and Narayan. She was a woman who prayed fervently to the Lord, asking him his son as an incarnation. Vishnu agreed and went out of his belly, as the twins. Later, Nar and Narayan killed a monster. Vyas Cave: The famous cave is believed to be the place where Vyas Muni, a saint epic Mahabharata dictated everything to Lord Ganesh, who scored. One of the specialties of the cave is no external sound, however strong, can reach inside. Therefore, it is considered one of the ideal places for meditation. Accommodations: Regarding accommodations you need not worry at all for there are number of lodging facilities. Hotels in Badrinath are well equipped with all modern facilities where you can stay after your trying trip. GMVN Tourist Bungalow Badrinath, Camp Ghangharia, Sarovar Portico Badrinath,Dwarikesh etc some of the important hotels where you can stay. How to reach here: Road: There are buses as well as taxis available to Badrinath from all the major cities of the country. Air: The nearest airport Jolly Grant airport in Dehradun. Rail: The nearest railway station is at Rishikesh. About Author: Anima Sharma is an experienced writer in Travel Industry and have rich writing experience in this field. At present, she is writing on different topics like Indian himalayas, summer destinations India, Himalayan Getaways, Hill Stations India and Hotels Joshimath. ###