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Cradled in the twin mountain ranges of Nar and Narayan is the holiest of the four main shrines, Badrinath along the left bank of river Alaknanda.
From Gopeshwar on Badrinath highway is the tiny mountain retreat that attracts visitors for its verdant landscapes and fresh mountain air.
Badrinath, Yogadhyan Badri, Bhavishya Badri, Bridha Badri, Adi Badri form the panch badris, situated in the valleys along the Alaknanda river.
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Against the backdrop of the towering Neelkanth, in the lap of Nar-Narayan Parvat, lies Badrinath, among the holiest of the Hindu shrines in India.
Badrinath has for centuries been the seat of seers and saints who assemble and live out their ascetic lives here.
The ancient village of Badrinath is to the south of the temple.
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 Uttaranchal Badrinath, Badrinath, Badrinath Yatra, Badrinath Temple Yatra, India Badrinath Tours
Badrinath is located in the lap of Nar-Narayan Parvat, with the Neelkanth peak(6,597m) overlooking in the background.
Badrinath temple, dedicated to Lord Vishnu, is located on the right bank of river Alaknanda, perched at an altitude of over 3000m in the middle of a valley full with scenic beauty.
Badrinath is also known as Vishal Badri and is one of the Panch Badris.
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 Make My Trip :: Badrinath temple tour
The shrine of Badrinath is dedicated to Vishnu, with the main idol representing him in a meditative posture.
At an altitude of 10,279 ft, Sri Adi Shankaracharya founded the Badrinath shrine in the 9th century in an endeavor to spread Vaishnavite philosophy in all corners of the country.
The Badri-Kedar festival, held at the sacred shrines of Badrinath and Kedarnath in the month of June is an attempt to bring together some of the finest artists of the country who perform in the praise of the Almighty.
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 BADRINATH - LoveToKnow Article on BADRINATH   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
It is about 40 or 5o ft. in height, built in the form of a cone, with a small cupola, on the top of which is a gilt ball and spire, and contains the shrine of Badrinath, dedicated to an incarnation of Vishnu.
Badrinath is a favorite resort of pilgrims from all parts of India.
In ordinary years the number varies from 7000 to 10,000; but every twelfth year, when the festival of Kumbhmela is celebrated, the concourse of persons is said to be 50,000.
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 India4u - Tourism - Badrinath
Once upon a time the journey to Badrinath was considered very difficult but modern road have now solved this problem and pilgrims and tourists all come here in their thousands.
As soon as the gates of Badrinath open, they come here and as soon as they close, they go down to the plains where they live for the rest of the year.
20 kms from Badrinath, this is a memorial for the Pandavas.
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Badrinath dhaam is considered as one of the most sacred centres of pilgrimage situated in the lofty Himalayan heights in the Tehri-Garhwal hill tracks (Uttarakhand) at the height of 10,248 feet above sea level.
Throughout the route to Badrinath there are numerous pilgrimage sites at Deva Prayag, Rudra Prayag, Karana Prayag, Nanda Prayag, Vishnu Prayag as well as Pandukeswar where the Pandavas are believed to have been born, and the site where Bhima and Hanuman met.
Badrinath is also connected by road to Dehradun, Haridwar, Pauri, Uttarkashi, Nainital and Almora districts in UP Hills.
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 Uttaranchal Holdiay - Badrinath Temple   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Cradled in the twin montain ranges of nar and narayan is the holiest of the four main shrines, badrinath along the lift bank of the river alaknanda.
alanknanda was one of lord vishnu or badrinath.
The temple is divided into three parts the 'garbha griha' or sanctum sanctorum, the' darshan mandap' where the rituals are conducted and the 'sabha mandap' Where devotees assemble.
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Badrinath is the abode of the Narayana sages and is a great place of pilgrimage.
Badrinath is a very important pilgrimage place and is very dear to Lord Krishna.
Closest to the main temple of Badrinath lies this tiny, sleepy hamlet which remains unnoticed by most pilgrims and is the winter home for the idol at Badrinath.
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 Uttar Pradesh: Valley of Flowers, Lucknow, Taj Mahal, Varanasi, Allahabad, Chardham, Gangotri, Yamunotri, Kedarnath, ...
They are Badrikashram in the north (Badrinath), Kancheepuram in Tamil Nadu in the south, Dwarkapuri in the west and Jagannath Puri in the east (Sringeri mutt in Karnataka state is also claimed to be the fourth peetha).
Badrinath is at an altitude of 3,133 mts.
Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath constitute the Char Dhams, the holiest of shrines in the Himalayas.
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 Tourism in India-Pilgrimage Sites-Badrinath
Badrinath, located on the right bank of river Alaknanda, is a shrine, that evokes the most intense religious feelings.
An abode of seers, saints and yogis from time immemorial, Badrinath is one of the four Dhams, a devout Hindu has to visit in his lifetime to attain salvation.One of Hinduism's holiest sites, it was founded by Sri Shankaracharya, in the ninth century.
Badrinath is presided over by a Namboothiri Brahman from Kerala, the Rawal, who also acts as as the head priest for Kedarnath.
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 Badrinath, a source of Hinduism
Badrinath, located on the right bank of river Alaknanda in Uttar Pardesh, is a temple town that evokes the most intense religious feelings.
An abode of seers, saints and yogis from time immemorial, Badrinath is one of the four Dhams that a devout Hindu has to visit in his lifetime to attain salvation.
Facing the Badrinath temple is a hot water spring known as 'Tapta Kund'.
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 Incredible India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Badrinath is one of the four Dhams; a devout Hindu has to visit in his lifetime to attain salvation.
Rishikesh-Deoprayag 69 kms, Srinagar (U.P) 105 kms, Rudraprayag 139 kms, Karnaprayag 171 kms, Nandaprayag 192 kms, Chamoli 202 kms, Pipalkoti 221kms, Joshimath 252 kms and Badrinath 294 kms.
Badrinath: Andhra Bhawan, Jhun Jhunwala Cottage, Chand Cottage apart from these PWD rest houses and Dharamshalas are also available near the holy shrine.
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Badrinath lies on the banks of the Alaknanda and is devoted to Lord Vishnu.
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BADRINATH: Badrinath is one of the four dhams of the country and situated at an elevation of 3133 mts.
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It is believed that the image of Badrinath had been thrown into the Alaknanda river during the time of the Buddhist era and later retrieved and reinstalled by Shankaracharya during the following Hindu revival.
Natural thermal springs on the bank of the river Alaknanda, where it is customary to bathe before entering the Badrinath temple.
A recess in the river, near Tapt Kund, forming a pool from where the Badrinath idol was recovered.
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 Badrinath - Sri Badrinath Temple Travel to Badrinath Dham Tour   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Sri Badrinath Ji The abode of Lord Vishnu, Badrinath, is situated in the Himalayas (Uttarakhand) at the height of approximately 3,124 meters above sea level.
Fed by the Badrinath glaciers and the holy Ganges, the sacred river Alaknanda flows by the temple.
The Badrinath temple remains closed during winter and is open from April to November.
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 Tiruvadariashramam Badri Narayanan Temple  - Divya Desam
Badrinath, located in the lofty Himalayan heights 10400 feet above sea level is a pilgrimage center held in the greatest esteem all over India.
It is an arduous mountain route to Badrinath from Rishikesh or Haridwar in the Garwahl Himalayan region, where roads get blocked with landslides during the monsoon season.
Badrinath stays closed 6 months a year from Deepavali all the way until the full moon day in the month of Chittirai (late spring in the Himalayas).
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 Cover Story: With Baba to Badrinath - March 1st 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
From Hardwar to Badrinath, a distance of nearly 182 miles, every inch of the ground is saturated with history, myth and legend, all woven around the heroic endeavour of Tapas, whether by gods or men.
Badrinath was reached in the late afternoon on the 15th, and the party occupied the Gujarathi Dharmasala, very close to the temple.
It is worth noting that Baba walked back the distance from Badrinath to Joshi Math and on the second day, he was among the earliest to reach the destination, ascending the steep heights of the Vishnu Prayag Joshi Math mountain road, without the least sign of tiredness.
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 4 DHAM (BADRI DHAAM)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The temple of Lord Vishnu is situated in Badrinath which is unique in all the three worlds and whose remembrance gives salvation even to the most lowly and sinful man by destroying all his sins.
The pilgrimage to Badrinath is eternal and a bestower of accomplishments.
Badrinath which has proximity to the lotus feet of Lord Vishnu, where the deity 'Agni' has his abode and where the Shiva linga of 'Kedar' (lord Shiva) is established all of them are considered to be in the area of 'Badrinath'.
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 Badrinath City Guide
Cradled in the mountain ranges of the Nar-Narayan, with the spendid Neelkanth peak as the enchanting backdrop, is located the holiest of all the Hindu pilgrimages, Badrinath.
Badrinath is connected by good motorable roads with Rishikesh, Dehradun, Kotdwara and other hill stations of Garhwal and Kumaon region.
The Badri-Kedar festival, held at the sacred shrines of Badrinath and Kedarnath is held in the month of June.
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 SDSUniverse | Family Time: Finance Professor Swaminathan Badrinath Plans for the New Year
Badrinath earned his bachelor’s and master’s degree in applied mathematics from Delhi University before graduating from the Indian Institute of Management with an MBA in finance.
Badrinath says serving as a faculty advisor for the Aztec Equity Fund is “the most fun I’ve ever had on a campus.” The fund is managed by a revolving board of six MBA students who learn the practices of professional money management by managing a stock portfolio.
Badrinath found that repeat offenders suffer great and sustained market losses far in excess of EPA fines, which adds to the incentive for companies to do better in complying with environmental regulations.
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 Badrinath --¬† Encyclop√¶dia Britannica
Badrinath Peak (23,420 feet) is 17 miles (27 km) west.
Badrinath is the site of a temple that contains a shrine of Badrinatha, or Vishnu, and has been a well-known pilgrimage centre for more than 2,000 years.
Badrinath is the site of a temple that contains a shrine of Badrinatha, or Vishnu, and has been a well-known...
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 Webindia123.com-Religion of india-Places of worship-kedaranath and badrinath
Badrinath is the place, where Vishnu, Ganga, Saraswathi and Alaknanda confluence.
Sri Badrinath Ji temple devoted to Lord Siva, dates back to the vedic ages, where the wedding of Lord Siva and Parvathi, was solemnized.
In the 8th century AD Adi Sankaracharya came to Badri and restored the ancient deity from the Narad Kund and established in the Ganyr cave near Taptakund.
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Badrinath is one of the itinerary of the every devout Hindu.
In the 8th Century A.D., the Adiguru Shankarachara, while climbing to a place, Called Ashta Khand, for meditation, an Akashvani said to him, Shankar the thing they wanted to attain through mediation, can be attained by three, by re-enshrining the idol of Lord Vishnu, which lies asleep in the Narad Kund.
Made of Shalagram stone (fl) the details are not well defined the result of weathering, then thrown in the pond for several years.
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 Badrinath- temples of Badri Dham   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Badrinath temple attracts an ever-increasing number of secular visitors each year because of its great scenic beauty and attractive recreational spots in the vicinity.
The Vishal Badri is considered as the most pious of the four Dhams.It is believed that to revive the lost prestige of Hinduism and to unite the country in one bond, Adi guru Shankracharaya built four pilgrimage centres in Four Corners of India.
Badrinath is considerably far at a distance of 307 Kms from Rishikesh and can be reached by bus.
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 Badrinath   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Badrinath is one of the ‘four dhams’ of the country and is situated at an elevation of 3,133 mts.
Is is flanked by two mountain ranges known as Nar and Narayan, with the towering Neelkanth peak providing a splendid backdrop.
In the courtyard of the temple, to the right, stands a small shrine dedicated to Lakshmi, Vishnu’s consort, and the idols of Ghantakaran (the kshetrapal on guard), Hanuman and ganesa stand in the wings.
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Once the spot was carpeted with 'badris' or wild berries and hence was famous as 'Badri Van'.
Badrinath is considered the holiest of the four important shrines in Garhwal.
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Badrinath is accessible by road only, by bus is about a twelve-hour drive from Rishikesh.
A mile to the north of the temple is a famous rock called Gaudapadasila.
A few kms away from Badrinath is the last village on the Indian side of the border, is called Mana.
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 Divyadesam Online.com - Dedicated to Divinity - Temples - Thiruvadhari Ashramam - Badrinath   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
This Badrinath temple is Located in Central Himalayas in Garhwal district of Uttar Pradesh.
This Badrinath Divyadesam located is almost 10300 feet above sea level is a great Pilgrimage center in India.
The Perumal is transformed from this temple to Joshimutt temple for that six months when the Badrinath temple is closed.
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