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Badrinath Temple

Badrinath Temple

Badrinath Temple

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Badrinath Temple or Badrinarayan Temple is a famous Chardham Temple. Badrinath Mandir / Badrinath Temple is situated in Badrinath town and dedicated to Lord Vishnu. With stone walls and carvings, Badrinath Temple has a North Indian style architecture.

Inside Badrinath Temple

The main entrance gate of Badrinath temple is colourful & imposing popularly known as Singhdwar. The temple is approximately 50 feet tall with a small cupola on top, covered with a gold gilt roof.

The Badrinath temple is divided into three parts – the ‘Garbha Griha’ or the sanctum sanctorum, the ‘Darshan Mandap’ where the rituals are conducted and the ‘Sabha Mandap’ where devotees assemble.

Kedarnath Temple Miniature 3D model

At the Badrinath Mandir Gate, directly opposite the main Idol of the Lord himself, is seated the idol of Bird Garud, the vehicle of Lord Badrinarayan, sitting in prayer with his hands folded. The walls and pillars of the mandapa are covered with intricate carvings.

  • The Garbha Griha portion has its canopy covered with a sheet of gold offered and houses Lord Badari Narayan, Kuber (God of wealth), Narad rishi, Udhava, Nar & Narayan. The complex has 15 idols especially attractive is the one-metre high image of lord Badrinath, finely sculpted in black stone.According to legend Shankara discovered a black stone image of Lord Badrinarayan made of Saligram stone in the Alaknanda River. He originally enshrined it in a cave near the Tapt Kund hot springs. In the sixteenth century, the King of Garhwal moved the murti to the present temple. It represents Lord Vishnu seated in a meditative pose called padmasan.
  • Darshan Mandap : Lord Badari Narayan is armed with Conch and Chakra in two arms in a lifted posture and two arms rested in Yogic Pose. Badarinarayan is seen under the Badari tree, flanked by Kuber and Garuda, Narad, Narayan and Nar. As you look, standing to the right side of Badrinarayana is Uddhava. To the far right side are Nara and Narayana. Narada Muni is kneeling in front on the right side and is difficult to see. On the left side are Kubera-the god of wealth, and a silver Ganesh. Garuda is kneeling in front, to the left of Badrinarayana.
  • Sabha Mandap : It is a place in the Badrinath Temple complex where devotees and pilgrims assemble.

Pooja Performed in Badrinath Temple

Special pujas (online too) are performed on behalf of devotees. Every puja must be preceded by a holy dip in the Tapta Kund. Some of the morning pujas are – Mahabhishek, Adhishek, Gitapath and Bhagwat Path, while the evening pujas are Geet Govind and Aarti. Special booking of Badrinath pujas can be done at Badrinath Mandir Committee by paying some fees. The procedures of daily pujas and rituals are supposed to have been prescribed by Adi Shankracharya. Unlike most Hindu temples, all the pujas (including the decoration of idols) are performed in the presence of the devotees.

Aarti Timings in Badrinath: The daily rituals at the Badrivishal temple start very early, around 4.30 am with maha abhishek and abhishek puja, and end at around 8.30 -9 pm with the shayan aarti. The temple opens for darshan for the general public around 7-8 am and there is an afternoon recess between 1-4 pm. The Rawal of the temple performs the rituals.

Badrinath Temple Opening and Closing Time

The Badrinath temple opens at 0430 hrs & closes at 1300 hrs. Once again it opens at 1600 hrs & closes at 2100 hrs after the divine song Geet Govind.

Badrinath Temple General Information

  • Administrator – Pujari of the temple named as Rawal Ji is well versed in puja ceremonials & Sanskrit language and must belong to a kerala Brahmin family.
  • Photography is strictly prohibited inside the temple.

Opening and Closing Ceremonies in Badrinath Temple

Pujas are held during the opening and the closing of the Badrinath temple. The temple is open for six months of the year – from April-May to October-November, but its day of opening is determined on the day of the Basant Panchami (in February-March), in accordance with astrological configurations.

Management of Badrinath Temple

Earlier, under The Uttar Pradesh Act No. 30/1948 the administration of Kedarnath Temple was included in the Badrinath Temple Act no. 16, 1939 and it came to be called Shri Badrinath and Shri Kedarnath Mandir Act. The same Mandir Samiti (committee) governed both the temples. Further amended in 2002 after the formation of the 27th state of union of India, the act provides provisions of increasing the number of members, one vice chairman and adding Government officials to the committee. Now Uttarakahand Char Dham Devasthanam Board formed on 15 January 2020 governed all temples including Kedarnath & Badrinath.

Uttarakahand Char Dham Devasthanam Management Board
Phone : +91-7060728843

About Badrinath Dham Temple

Badrinath Temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and is located in Bardrinath, which is a holy town in the district of Chamoli in Uttarakhand, India. Situated along the Alaknanda River, Badrinath Dham is considered to be one of the holiest temples by the Hindus. Watch Badrinath video here and plan your trip to visit Badrinath Dham
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Maneesh Malik

Can we get some online booking for Darshan? As we have a old lady in our group, need to confirm the darshan time.

dipen javia

can i perform darshan at shri badrinath on the day of diwali 19/10/2017

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Reply to  dipen javia

Yes, Darshan at Badrinath on Diwali can be done.


Hi, can anyone please tell me how much time does it take normally for darshan


jane kab kripa hogi aur darshan doge prabhu


Oh bbhaguvan my me dharshan de jo


Bhagvan mine krupakaro dharshan dee jo

Alak Ghosh

Excellent.The description is vivid,useful for pilgrims who visits the temple.The history of the temple is also required for visitors.

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