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.
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