Gaurikund Temple

GaurikundAdjecent to Mandakini river enroute Kedarnath
0.2 km
From Gaurikund Bus Stand, Gaurikund

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.

Location of Gaurikund Temple

Gaurikund Temple is located in Gaurikund ( Adjecent to Mandakini river enroute Kedarnath). You can view its location on Google Map below.

Visiting Gaurikund? Talk to an Expert