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7 Unknown Facts About Badrinath Temple Which Is Not Known To Many People

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7 Unknown Facts About Badrinath Temple Which Is Not Known To Many People

Badrinath Dham is one of the main places among the Char Dham. It is a religious place where thousands of pilgrims visit the temple. This temple is included in both the chota Dham and Bada Dham yatra as it is much significant place. Hindu Goddess Vishnu has dedicated temple at Badrinath which has lots of fascinating facts about the temple.

Learn the facts about Badrinath

So let dig into the old stories of the Badrinath temple, the significant place of the Char Dham yatra.

  • Badrinath temple got its name from the Badri tree (cherry trees). Though now you can find not lot of them, but once it was full of these fruit tree.
  • The idol of Badrinath is in black color. That particular stone is known as Shaligram stone which is shaped in Chaturbhuj dhyanmudra pose.
  • Badrinath temple closes during harsh winter and opens during the summer season. On the day of opening, the chief priest adorns in red saree as if Goddess Parvati is performing the puja.
  • Among the 108 holy temples of Vishnu, Badrinath is one of them.
  • The holy shrine of the temple was found by Adi Shankaracharya from the River Alokananda. It was believed that the Buddhist may have thrown the shrine in river while running away.
  • Chief priest of Badrinath temple is all from South India. They are brahmins form South and this was a ritual which was started by Adi Shankaracharya.
  • It has been told in stories, that Badrinath will vanish one day and again it will re-appear At Bhavishya Badri in Subhain, Joshi math.

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