Bhavishya Badri

Bhavishya Badri


Near Joshimath17 kms far from Joshimath town

Dist./ Travel Time

17 kms / 34 mins
From Joshimath Bus Stand, National Highway 58

Entry Type

Free Entry

Best time to visit

Apr, May, Sep, Oct, Nov,

Bhavishya Badri - Divine Travels

Bhavishya Badri is one of Panch Badri temples, located at an height of 2744 mtrs near Joshimath. Beyond the Tapovan, Bhavishya Badri is situated at 17 kms from Joshimath in Subhain Village.

This small temple deity is Lord Vishnu and known to be the future seat of Badrinath. There is a beautiful water spring in Bhavishya Badri and the place has many Cedar trees.

Bhavishya Badri - Future Home of Badrinath

Bhavishya Badri is located at unexplored place up the Dhauliganga river. As per the prophecy, at the end of Kalyug, Badrinath Dham route will be blocked by the devastating landslide. The landslide will occur when right arm of Narsing idol in Narsingh Temple in Joshimath falls down. After that event, Badrinath seat will be change to Bhavishya Badri.

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Bhawishya Badri Temple Mythology

Bhavishya Badri also referred to as Bhabisya Badri literally suggests the “Future Abode of Lord Badrinath”. According to a Hindu legend, when Guru Adi Shankaracharya took Badri Vishal from Tapta Kund, a celestial announcement was made. According to the prophecy, when Kal Yuga will befall on mankind, the mountains of Nara and Narasimha will block the route to Badrinath. When the shrine will become inaccessible, Lord Badri will appear here. Therefore ‘Bhavishya Badri’ as it will be the new place of worship of Lord Badrinath.

According to another folk beliefs, Lord Vishnu used to live in Tibet but when residents there started consuming meat, alcohol and became chaotic, then Lord Vishnu left Tibet and started searching a proper place for his residence. While his search in the Himalayas, he liked this place and promised that he will make this place his future home (Future in Hindi means Bhavishya), since then this places is called Bhavishya Badri. 

Best time to visit Bhavishya Badri

Best time to visit Bhavishya Badri is from March to May and September to November. Monsoon and winters are not ideal season to visit Bhavishya Badri. Trekkers and devotees attract to Bhawishya Badri as Tapovan trek is amazing route and white water of Dhauliganga river is splendid.

Location & How to Reach Bhavishya Badri

Bhavishya Badri is located 17 kms by road from Joshimath to Subhai village and 3 km trek further. One can reach Bhavishya Badri easily by hire taxi from Joshimath bus stand till Subhain and further by trek. Nearest rail connectivity is at Dehradun (294 kms) or Rishikesh railway station (256 kms). Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun (272 kms) is the only airport to reach near Joshimath.

Basic facilities are available here for the devotees like small restaurants, budget hotels and homestays.