Badrinath temple is the abode of lord Vishnu and is located in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand, India. This temple holds the very important place in the Hindu religion as it is one of the 4 holy pilgrimage centers called char Dham situated in Uttarakhand. Apart from Chota char Dham, this temple is one of the char Dham and one of the 108 diva desham dedicated to lord Vishnu. Like other temples of char Dham, this temple also not available for wintry months due to extreme weather conditions faced by remote Himalayan hills. This temple is opened last of Chota char Dham. And after the opening of the Badrinath the only aarti of Bhairavnath is done at Kedarnath and later to the Lord Kedarnath at Kedarnath temple.
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