Adi Badri

Adi Badri


18 kms from Karnprayag on Ranikhet roadIt is situated near NH-109 near GMVN tourist lodge and SBI bank

Dist./ Travel Time

20.8 kms / 39 mins
From State Bank of India, Badrinath Road, Karnaprayag,

Entry Type

Free Entry

Exploration Time

2 hr

Best time to visit

Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

Adi Badri - Divine Travels

Adi Badri refers to the 16 temples located near KarnaPrayag. The main temple is dedicated Narayan (Lord Vishnu), and forms part of the famous Panch Badri pilgrimage route. The Adi Badri temple complex is located 17 km from Karnaprayag in the hill ranges.

The Panch Badris include: Badrinath, Bhavishya Badri, Yogdhyan Badri, Vridh Badri, Adi Badri.

Adi Badri History and Legend

This chain included seven temples built in the late Gupta period (from the 5th century to the 8th century).

Also, it is believed that Lord Vishnu once lived here in Satyug Treta and Dwapar. He shifted to Badrinath in Kalyug, which is why the area is called Adi Badri. Adi mean Ancient. These temples, which date back to the Gupta era, are believed to have been approved by Adi Shankaracharya, who wanted to spread Hinduism’s tenets to every corner of the country.

This is where Maha Rishi Ved Viyas is believed to have written Shri Mad Bhagwat Maha Puran. Adi Badri can also be considered an emerging spot for Saraswati River.

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Adi Badri in Karnaprayag

These temples were built by Adi Guru Shankaracharya, it is believed. A raised platform in pyramidal form marks the main temple of Narayan, where the black stone idol lord Vishnu can be enshrined.

Location & How to Reach Adi Badri

Adi Badri refers to a group ancient temples that are located 17 km from Karanprayag along the Karanprayag–Ranikhet road. Adi Badri is a Uttarakhand temple that has such charisma and breathtaking beauty that devotees gather there throughout the year to find eternal peace and truth.

Nearest airport: Jolly grant located in Dehradun (210 km).

Nearest Railway Station – Rishikesh, Haridwar

By Road – You can take bus, private taxi from Delhi to Haridwar-Rishikesh-Devprayag-Srinagar-Rudraprayag-Karnaprayag-Adi badri. The other route is from Nainital or Ramnagar to Ranikhet and then to Karnaprayag via Chakhutiya. Only 19 km separate Karnaprayag Adi badri.