is one of the four holiest piligrimage centers (Gangotri, Yamunotri, Kedarnath, Badrinath) in Hindu religion. It is also one of the four Chota Char Dham pilgrimage sites (comparatively minor pilgrimage sites).
It is also one of the 108 temples of Lord Vishnu (Divya Desams), which find mention in the works of Tamil saints who existed from 6th to 9th century.
Visiting Season: Badrinath can be visited only between April to November as in the rest of the months the weather is too harsh for undertaking a pilgrimage journey.
Mata Murti-Ka-Mela : in which the mother of Lord Badrinath is worshipped and it takes place in the month of September.
Badri-Kedar Festival : extending to 8 days, it takes place in the month of June and is celebrated in both the temples of Badrinath and Kedarnath
How to go: Lord Badrinath is located in the Chamoli district, a small town of Badrinath, Uttarakhand State. Situated close to the Alaknanda River