Bairaskund Mahadev

About Bairaskund Mahadev

Located in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand in the village of Bairaskund, Bairaskund Mahadev Temple is an ancient temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. There are many ancient temples in Bairsakund and Bairaskund Mahadev Temple is one of the most popular among them.

Near NandprayagNear Kandal Pul, On Badrinath route, near Nandprayag

Bairaskund Mahadev in Nandprayag

According to Hindu mythology, Ravan meditated and prayed to Lord Shiva while standing in one foot in this temple.

Puja in Bairaskund Mahadev Temple

Puja at Bairaskund Mahadev Temple starts every day at 4 a.m. The main priest of the temple and hermit, Nepali Maharaj, starts the worship with prayers and offering water to Lord Shiva, and continues the prayer till 12pm. 

People from the village and the nearby villages come to the temple to worship Lord Shiva and various religious ceremonies are organized by the villagers here throughout the year. 

The Mandir Committee organizes a religious fair at the temple during Maha Shivratri. People from various regions attend the fair and pray to Lord Shiva.

Location & How to Reach Bairaskund Mahadev

Route: KarnaprayagNandaprayag – Vikasnagar Ghat – Kandal Pul – Bairaskund Mahadev Temple

By road:  For traveling to Bairaskund Mahadev Temple, you take the route to Badrinath. The route diverges from Nandaprayag. Buses and taxis to Nandaprayag are easily available from Delhi and major cities of Dehradun. From Nandaprayag you can hire a taxi till Kandal Pul and then further towards Bairaskund Mahadev Temple.

By rail:  The nearest railway station from Bairaskund Mahadev Temple is Rishikesh Railway Station. From Rishikesh, you can take buses or taxis till Nandaprayag and a taxi till Bairaskund Mahadev Temple

By air: The nearest airport from Bairaskund Mahadev Temple is Jolly Grant Airport. Jolly Grant Airport is located 214kms from Nandaprayag. You will easily get taxis from Jolly Grant Airport to Nandaprayag.

Read How to Reach guide for Nandprayag.

What is Bairaskund Mahadev famous for?

Bairaskund Mahadev is popular place for following activities/ interests - Shiva Temples, Temples.

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