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Badrinath Temple Opening in 2010 – Opening and Closing dates

BadrinathTemple, or Badarinath Dham, is one of the most popular and sacred temples dedicated to Lord Vishnu and is part of the Char Dham Yatra. In 2010, the date of opening of the Kapat of Shri Badrinath Temple is May 19. Badrinath shrine is located in the Himalayan heights in the Garhwal Hill tracks in Uttarakhand in India at an altitude of 10,248 feet.
At Badrinath, Lord Vishnu is worshipped as Badari Narayan and Badari Vishal. The idol of Badarinarayan is seen under the Badari tree and is flanked by Kuber (God of wealth) and Garuda, Narad, Naranarayana. There are also shrines dedicated to Maha Lakshmi and Adi Shankara.Badrinath shrine only remains open for six months in a year and remains closed during winter (October to April).