Yogdhyan Badri Temple

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About Yogdhyan Badri Temple

Yogdhyan Badri Temple is one of holy 'Sapta Badri' or seven Badri's located at Pandukeshwar, Badrinath. Abode of Utsava-murti (festival-image) or Lord Udhava and Lord Kuber in winters, Yogadhyan Badri Temple is the place of worshipping Lord Vishnu meditative posture idol. Legends believed that King Pandu installed the bronze idol of Lord Vishnu in Yogdhyan Badri shrine.

Near Badrinathat Pandukeshwar near Govind Ghat
23 kms
From GMVN Tourist Rest House Badrinath
1 hr

Yogdhyan Badri Temple in Badrinath

Yogdhyan Badri Temple - Meditation of Pandu

In Pandukeshwar, Yogdhyan Badri temple has the life size idol of Lord Vishnu installed by King Pandu in meditative posture (Yogdhyan). The idol of Udhava, brother of Lord Vishnu is worshipped here in winters. During the holy procession of opening of doors of Badrinath, Utsav Murti, Lord Udhava idol get along with Lord Badri idol which comes from Narsingh Temple after winters. Idol of Lord Kuber is also in the temple which moves along with Udhava idol.

Festivals at Yogdhyan Badri Temple

'Devwar' is the major festival in Pandukeshwar's Yogadhyan Badri Temple. On this day, the idol of Udhava and Kuber leaves for Badrinath. Other festival is on the day when these idols comes back to Yogdhyan Badri Temple in winters.

Location of Yogdhyan Badri Temple

Yogdhyan Badri Temple is located in Near Badrinath ( at Pandukeshwar near Govind Ghat).

Location & How to Reach Yogdhyan Badri Temple

Yogadhyan Badri Temple is located in Pandukeshwar equi-distance between Joshimath and Badrinath. Situated at a distance of 18 kms from Joshimath and 23 km from Badrinath, Pandukeshwar can be reach by sharing jeep or hiring taxi from Joshimath. Nearest rail head for Pandukeshwar is at Dehradun (302 kms) or Rishikesh railway station (274 kms). Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun (290 kms) is the only airport to reach near Joshimath.

Read How to Reach guide for Badrinath.

What is Yogdhyan Badri Temple famous for?

Yogdhyan Badri Temple is popular place for following activities/ interests - Panch Badri, Religious, Temples.

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