Bhavishya Badri - Panch Badri
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Bhavishya Badri - Panch Badri

June 30, 2009 | Post By: Vinay Dobhal | Editor: Neha Dhyani




The Bhavishya Badri is at a distance of about 17 kms. east of Joshimath on Joshimath-Lata-Malari route, amidst the thick forests surrounding Tapovan. Pilgrims trek beyond Tapovan up the Dhauliganga River to reach this holy place. The idol of Narsimha (the god with the head of lion) is enshrined here. Visitors pass the serene Tapovan a place known for its hot water springs en route to the banks of the Dhauliganga, and on to the shrine.


What the history says

It is believed that a day will come when the present route to the Badrinath will be inaccessible and the Lord Badrinath will be worshipped here. This is why the place is called The ideal time or peak season to go for a Char Dham Yatra is from May to October, except monsoons. This is because; all the four sacred sites are perched in Garhwal Himalayas, which is prone to heavy snowfall. As a result, all the passage leading to the shrines are blocked. Moreover, during the monsoon season, there is undue threat of having landslides, which can further disrupt the journey. For safety reasons, the gates of the temples are also closed for this period of time and the idols are shifted to nearby pilgrim points. Weather can vary.


Best time to visit

The ideal time or peak season to go for a Char Dham Yatra is from May to October, except monsoons. This is because; all the four sacred sites are perched in Garhwal Himalayas, which is prone to heavy snowfall. As a result, all the passage leading to the shrines are blocked. Moreover, during the monsoon season, there is undue threat of having landslides, which can further disrupt the journey. For safety reasons, the gates of the temples are also closed for this period of time and the idols are shifted to nearby pilgrim points. Weather can vary.


General Information

Elevation2,744 mts
Coordinates30.46742°N, 79.67565°N
LocationJoshimath - Lata Malari route.
Dedicated ToLord Narsimha.
Built inData not available.



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