Gagesha cave

Gagesha cave, a naturally created cave about 4 kilometres from Badrinath, is cocooned in Mana village and is enigmatic. This mysterious cave is close to Vyas Cave, another well-liked Mana Village site. 

ganesha cave uttarakhand
ganesha cave uttarakhand
Famous ForChar Dham yatra, Temple, Mana village 
Altitude 3,200 meters
Badrinath Temple4  Km From Badrinat Temple
Best time to visitMay, Jun, Sep, Oct, Nov

Mythological Tale related to Ganesha Cave

Gagesha cave is believed that Maharishi Vyas dictated the Mahabharata and Lord Ganesha wrote it in this cave. The cave and the mesmerising meadows that surround it

Attraction in Gagesha cave

  1. Badrinath Temple: The main attraction is the Badrinath Temple itself, a sacred pilgrimage site dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The temple is known for its distinct architecture and religious significance.
  2. Tapt Kund: A natural thermal spring located just below the temple. Pilgrims believe that taking a dip in the Tapt Kund is purifying before entering the temple.
  3. Brahma Kapal: A flat platform on the bank of the Alaknanda River, where rituals for the departed souls are performed. It is believed that performing these rituals at Brahma Kapal brings peace to the departed souls.
  4. Charanpaduka: This rock is believed to bear the footprints of Lord Vishnu and is an important pilgrimage spot.
  5. Mana Village: Known as the last village before the Indo-China border, Mana is a picturesque village with its unique culture and traditions. It is located near Badrinath and is worth a visit.
  6. Vyas Gufa (Cave): It is believed to be the cave where Ved Vyas, the sage who is credited with composing the Mahabharata, lived and meditated.
  7. Mata Murti Temple: Dedicated to the mother of Lord Badrinath, Mata Murti Temple is an important shrine in the vicinity.
How To Reach Gagesha cave

By Road

You can reach Gagesha Cave by road from nearby cities and towns. First, identify the nearest major city or town to the cave. Ensure your vehicle is in good condition for the journey, and be prepared for varying road conditions depending on the region.

By Train

The railway network in India to find the nearest train station to Gagesha Cave.

Once you reach the nearest train station to Gagesha Cave, you can take a taxi, bus, or other local transportation options to reach the cave site.

By Air

If you’re traveling from a distant location, you can fly to the nearest airport to Gagesha Cave.Once you land at the airport, you can hire a taxi or rent a car to reach the cave.

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