Ek Dham Yatra means visiting anyone among the Char Dhams i.e. Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri or Yamunotri. Badrinath is the most visited Dham in the Ek Dham Yatra. Every year Badrinath receives the largest number of tourists.
Badrinath Yatra 2019: Badrinath is the most important place in Char Dham Yatra in India. Badrinath is the sacred place of Vishnu Bhagwan. Lord Vishnu is worshipped in the dual form of Nar Narayan. According to Skanda Puran, there are several sacred shrines in heaven, on earth and in hell but there is no shrine like Badrinath. It is believed that Badrinath yatra opens the door to attain moksha. Badrinath is one among the 108 Divya Deshams of Vaishnavities. One can take a dip at Tapt Kund in front of Badrinath temple. You can also visit Mata Murty temple, Bheem Pul, Vyas Gufa, Ganesh Gufa and Panch Prayag during Ek Dham Yatra. Badrinath yatra is considered as the most pious and important yatra for Hindus. Badrinath yatra opens for 06 to 07 months every year from April to Nov. The opening dates of Badrinath are announced on Vasant Panchami every year. Badrinath is accessible by road and vehicles go up to the main town. The duration of Badrinath yatra is 02 Nights/ 03 days from Haridwar.