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Brahma Kapal Charanpaduka Vasudhara Falls Tapt Kund
Narad Kund Neelkanth Sheshnetra

Brahma Kapal
Brahma Kapal in Badrinath

Brahma Kapal is a Ghat, Which is a flat platform on the banks of the Alakananda River, where Lord Brahma is believed to reside. It is situated just 100 meters north of the Badrinath Temple. The devotees pay homage and rituals to the departed souls and it is conventional to proffer sraddha to ancestors here. Brahma Kapal holds the mythical belief that it was at this place where lord Shiva relieved from his curse of killing Brahma. It is also believed that Brahma's head had fallen off from Shiva's trident with the blessing of Lord Vishnu here at Brahama Kapal. The Sheshnetra, Charanpaduka and the Mata Murthy temple are nearby attractions that hold religious significance.


Charanpaduka

Charanpaduka holds the foot prints of Lord Vishnu, Which is look beautifull and rock. An elevated site at a height of 3380 feet, this place beholds enchanting beauty and serenity. Though the uphill path is quite a risky and arduous one, the scenic ambiance and the holy darshan of the Lord footprints would retrieve all the ailments and troubles from the devotees.

The popular belief is that Lord Vishnu set his foot on earth through this point. Bhagwat Purana says that Lord Sri Krishna advised his minister Uddhav to proceed to Badrinath with his Charan Paduka and assured him that the mere glance of Alakhnanda would cleanse off his all wrongdoings.


Vasudhara Falls

Vasundhara Falls in the Mana village is merely four kilometers away from the main town, Which is closely associated with the legendary Pandavas. Encircled by lofty mountain peaks, the falls unfurls a haunting site that lasts for a lifetime.

Gushing waters of this cascade falls down with a roaring sound from an elevation of 400 feet. Apart from the gorgeous scenario of a dancing water fall, Vasundhara Falls carries an amazing legend with it. People believe that the water falls turns away from those visitors who are not pure and clean at heart. Though a difficult destination to reach, the falls allures the visitors with its exciting charm and cool ambiance.


Tapt Kund

Tapt Kund is a natural spring that possesses therapeutic Tapt Kund in Badrinath characteristics, Which believed to be the holy abode of Lord Agni. Pilgrims believe that a holy dip in this sacred pond relieves them from their sinful deeds and thought.

The pond water measures 45°C temperature and it is located above the riverbank. It makes every visitor enthralled with its rejuvenating gush. A hot water spring in the midst of snowy peaks of Himalayas is quite a wonderful vista of nature that persuade even an impudent to think about the marvel of the creator. A bathe in the hot spring provide a revitalizing vigor and energy to all the visitors who had undertook a tiresome climb.


Narad Kund

Narad Kund is a holy and one of the most revered centers in Badrinath. Site from where Adi Sankara recovered the idol of lord Vishnu. It is a recess in the Alakananda river and is naturally sheltered by a rock with projecting angles. This prevents the flow of the water current and provides suitable surroundings for a nice bath. Water in Narada Kund is so hot that it would not be advisable to take long baths in the pond.

The devotees usually take holy dip in the kund before they venture for a holy darshan. The scenic beauty and the mythical tales that encircle the place make it a popular tourist as well as religious spots in Badrinath.


Neelkanth
Neelkanth in Badrinath

Neelkanth peak exposes the splendorous natural vistas. A scenic place, which unfurls the glitters of snow clad peaks, Neelkanth overlooks the Badrinath shrine. This gigantic precipice, covered with snow Neelkanth Peak is a hot spot of both nature lovers and pious people. This pyramidal shaped snowy peak has a height of 6,597 meter and it is a haunting site, which attracts multitude of visitors.

Since the Neelkanth unwinds the natural charm at its zenith to the visitors, this mighty peak is fondly renowned as the queen of Gharwal, a sobriquet that perfects the enthralling beauty of the scenic spot.


Sheshnetra
Sheshnetra in Badrinath

A large stone that is marked with one eye of this legendary snake Sheshnetra is one among the remarkable holy sites in Badrinath. As per Hindu mythology Lord Vishnu takes his retreat on a snake by name Anantha Shesha, and a visit to Sheshnetra reminds this mythical belief to the minds of the devotees. The most amazing part of this sacred site is that the imprints on the rock are natural. It is believed that Sheshnetra guards the holy shrine of lord Badrinath.

Apart from its religious significance this sacred place provides an imposing environ of composure and tranquility that soothes the minds of the visitors. Two lakes and the majestic river Alakananda pose an enthralling background to this legendary boulder.


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