The Tapta Kund is a thermal spring located amidst the Badrinath temple and Alaknanda River. This natural hot water spring is located in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. The pond bears sulphur water measuring the temperature of 45°C.
The devotees revere this pond as sacred as it is believed to be the holy abode of Agni God. The lake also possesses healing properties. It is said, that having a holy dip in Tapta Kund before entering the shrines imparts goodness and purity. Therefore, it has become a common ritual.