Bhavishya Badri is one of Panch Badri temples, located at an height of 2744 mtrs near Joshimath. Beyond the Tapovan, Bhavishya Badri is situated at 17 kms from Joshimath in Subain village. After the Tapovan, there is 3 km trek in between dense forest. This small temple diety is Lord Vishnu and known to be the future seat of Badrinath.
Bhavishya Badri - Future Home of Badrinath
Bhavishya Badri is located at unexplored place up the Dhauliganga river. As per the prophecy, at the end of Kalyug, Badrinath Dham route will be blocked by the devastating landslide. The landslide will occur when right arm of Narsing idol in Narsingh Temple in Joshimath falls down. After that event, Badrinath seat will be change to Bhavishya Badri.
Best time to visit Bhavishya Badri is from March to May and September to November. Monsoon and winters are not ideal season to visit Bhavishya Badri. Trekkers and devotees attract to Bhavishya Badri as Tapovan trek is amazing route and white water of Dhauliganga river is splendid.
Bhavishya Badri Temple Mythology
Bhavishya Badri also referred to as Bhabisya Badri literally suggests the “Future Abode of Lord Badrinath”. According to a Hindu legend, when Guru Adi Shankaracharya took Badri Vishal from Tapta Kund, a celestial announcement was made. According to the prophecy, when Kal Yuga will befall on mankind, the mountains of Nara and Narasimha will block the route to Badrinath. When the shrine will become inaccessible, Lord Badri will appear here. Therefore ‘Bhavishya Badri’ as it will be the new place of worship of Lord Badrinath.
How To Reach Bhavishya Badri Joshimath
Bhavishya Badri is located 17 kms by road from Joshimath to Subain village and 3 km trek further. One can reach Bhavishya Badri easily by hire taxi from Joshimath bus stand till Subain and further by trek. Nearest rail connectivity is at Dehradun (294 kms) or Rishikesh railway station (256 kms). Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun (272 kms) is the only airport to reach near Joshimath.