Why Visit Triyuginarayan Temple?
Triyugi Narayan is the village where the wedding of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati took place. The marriage took place in front of Lord Vishnu therefore, TriyugiNarayan temple was built in its honour. It is believed that Lord Vishnu did all the arrangements for this celestial wedding and acted as Parvati’s brother while Lord Brahma played the role of a priest.
The Brahma Shila in front of the temple also marks the exact place of the wedding. One can see the three sacred kunds or ponds namely Rudra kund, Vishnu kund and Brahma kund that have medicinal properties. These kunds are replenished by the Saraswati kund, which according to Hindu legend originated from the navel of Lord Vishnu. Many Hindu pilgrims take a holy dip in these kunds before entering inside the temple.
Triyuginarayan as Wedding Destination
Nowdays, Triyuginarayan is getting popular day by day as a famous wedding destination. Many celebrity in the past years married here to take the blessings of Lord Vishnu and Shiva for a successful marriage.
Activities in Triyuginarayan Temple
Pilgrimage – Triyugi Narayan temple is the place where the celestial wedding of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati took place and witnesses by Lord Vishnu. As a result, Triyugi Narayan is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and is visited by thousands of devotees and pilgrims. The revered Kedarnath shrine is situated few kilometres away.
Trekking – You can do trek to Pawanli Kantha from Triyuginarayan as well.
- Best time to visit Triyuginarayan Temple – May, Jun, Sep, Oct, Nov,
- Located in Rudraprayag, Garhwal
- Recommended stay 2 days
- Railway Station Rishikesh Railway Station, 212 kms
- Nearest Airport Jolly Grant Airport, 226 kms
- Famous for Lord Vishnu Temple, Trekking, Wedding Destination