Bhukund Bhairav Temple - Kedarnath

Bhukund Bhairav Temple - Kedarnath

Important information

  • Address : Kedarnath, Uttarakhand 246445
  • Nearest Airport : Jolly Grant airport of Dehradun at a distance of nearly 250 kilometres from Bhukund Bhairav.
  • Nearest Railway Station: Rishikesh railway station at a distance of nearly 221 kilometres from Bhukund Bhairav.
  • Temple Opening Date in 2021:  The kapat of Shri Kedarnath Temple will open on Saturday, 15th May 2021.
  • Kedarnath Temple closing date 2021: Thursday, 4th Oct 2021.
  • Did you know : Before the opening of the doors of Kedarnath temple, Bhukund Bhairav is worshipped, only after that Lord Kedarnath Baba is worshipped.

Bhukund Bhairav ​​Temple is a Hindu temple located at Kedarnath in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. Lord Bhairav ​​is worshiped at this place and there is no roof over Lord Bhairav, that is, Bhairav ​​is seated in the open at this place.

The specialty of Bhukund Bhairav ​​Temple is that before the opening of the doors of Kedarnath temple, Bhukund Bhairav ​​is worshipped, only after that Lord Kedarnath Baba is worshipped. According to the legend, Bhukund is considered as the first Rawal of Baba Kedarnath. Bhukund Bhairav ​​is said to be the Kshetrapal of Kedarnath. Bhukund Bhairav ​​is an incarnation of Lord Shiva.

This temple is about 500 meters from Kedarnath, which is situated on the top of the hill, it can be reached on foot. This temple is situated to the south of Kedarnath temple and can be seen from Kedarnath temple. It is believed that if a devotee visits Kedarnath, then his darshan will be considered incomplete until he sees Bhukund Baba. Bhukund Bhairav ​​is worshiped on Tuesdays and Saturdays before the Kedarnath temple opens.

It is believed that there was a lack of worship by the priests of the temple, so Kedarnath was hit by a terrible disaster.



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