Brahma Kapal, Badrinath

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#4 of 9 in Historic Sites in Badrinath
Located on a riverbank just a few minutes' walk from the Badrinath Temple, Brahma Kapal is a ceremonial plateau where Hindu people come to perform rituals paying tribute to their immediate ancestors. Legend has it that this was the place where Lord Shiva was saved from a curse he suffered for harming Brahma. To visit Brahma Kapal on your trip to Badrinath, use our Badrinath road trip site .
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  • recent visit/performance of rituals was a revelation and exciting experience which can only be experienced.we had performed the rituals/pinda dhanam to forefathers for an hour in the morning.with help...  more »
  • You can do pindadan only during sunrise to sunset so keep in mind that you visit during this time only.  more »
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  • At a distance of 1 km from Badrinath Bus Stand, Brahma Kapal is a sacred ghat situated on the banks of Alakananda River and is situated in the vicinity of Badrinath temple in Badrinath Town. Brahma Kapal is a flat platform which is of great importance for Hindus who perform rituals and pay homage to the departed souls and also offer Shraddha to their ancestors at this place. It is said that Lord Brahma exists at this place and thus if someone does Rituals and Shraddha Karma for the departed souls of his family they get salvation from the cycle of birth and death. It is situated just 100 meters north of the Badrinath Temple.
  • "Situated on the banks of Alaknanda River, Brahma Kapal is a place in Badrinath which is of great importance for Hindus. It is here they pay homage to the dead souls of their ancestors. This place is located around two kilometers far from the hills of Badrinath. "
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