Situated on the banks of Alaknanda River, Brahma Kapal is a place in Badrinath which is of great importance for Hindus. It is here they pay homage to the dead souls of their ancestors. This place is located around two kilometers far from the hills of Badrinath. It is said that Lord Brahma himself exists at this place and if someone perform rituals and Shraddha Karm for the departed souls of his deceased family member, they get salvation from the cycle of birth and death one after another.
How to reach
It is situated just 100 meters north of the Badrinath Temple. Badrinath is well connected with major Uttarakhand cities via motorable roads. There are various bus services available from Delhi to Rishikesh, Haridwar and Srinagar. The nearest railhead is Haridwar railway station.