Gaurikund temple is a temple dedicated to Goddess Parvati, also known as Gauri. According to myths and legends, this is the place where Goddess Parvati, the wife of Lord Shiva did penance involving ascetic and yoga practices to win over Shiva's heart. Lord Shiva admitted his love for Goddess Parvati at this place and they married at Triyugi Narayan. From Gaurikund, it takes a strenuous trek of 14 kms to reach the Kedarnath Temple.
How to reach Gaurikund Temple
Gaurikund is well connected by road with Haridwar, Rishikesh and Dehradun. Rishikesh Railway Station is the nearest Railway Station located 220 km away from Gaurikund. Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun is the nearest Airport located at the distance of about 239 km from Kedarnath.