Adi Badri In Badrinath
Adi Badri is part of famous Panch Badri of Uttarakhand. It is a group of sixteen temples, belonging to the Gupta period. Among them is the Narayan temple, where a black stone idol of Vishnu, three feet high is enshrined. This place is within the Badrikshetra, and Badrinath being the name for Vishnu, the temple is known as the Adi Badri.
Location of Adi Badri
Adi Badri is a group of ancient temples located 17 kilometres from Karanprayag on the Karanprayag-Ranikhet road. Adi Badri in Uttarakhand is bestowed with such charisma and scenic grandeur that ardent devotees assemble there all round the year to discover eternal truth and peace.
History of Adi Badri Temple
It is believed that Adi Guru Shankaracharya had initiated the construction of these temples. The main temple of Narayan is distinguished by a raised platform in the pyramidal form, where the black stone idol of lord Vishnu is enshrined.