Surya Kund

Surya Kund, yamunotri
Surya Kund, yamunotri

it is situated near the sacred Yamunotri Temple in Uttarakhand, is a natural thermal spring known for its scalding temperatures. Pilgrims believe that cooking rice and potatoes in this geothermal water, a tribute to the sun god Surya, is a divine offering. The hot water emerges from the depths of the earth, providing warmth in the midst of the Himalayan chill. SuryaKund is not only a religious symbol but also a source of comfort for devotees who undertake the challenging journey to Yamunotri. The steaming waters and spiritual significance create a unique atmosphere, fostering a deep connection with nature and divinity.

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Mythology of Surya Kund

The mythology of Surya Kund is deeply rooted in Hindu beliefs, portraying the significance of the Sun God, Surya, as the progenitor of the sacred Yamuna River. Nestled in the embrace of the snow-laden Himalayas, Surya Kund is a testament to divine creation. Legend has it that the Sun God, Surya, bestowed the river Yamuna as his daughter. The glistening snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas cradle Surya Kund, where the waters are infused with the divine essence of the Sun God. The simmering hot water symbolizes the cosmic energy and spiritual warmth that flows from Surya, reinforcing one’s faith in the spiritual journey.


How To Reach Surya Kund 

By Road

The nearest roadhead to Yamunotri Temple is Hanuman Chatti, approximately 14 kilometers away. From Hanuman Chatti, you can either trek or hire a pony/doli (palanquin) to reach Yamunotri Temple. The trek from Hanuman Chatti to Yamunotri is about 6 kilometers.

By Train

The nearest railway station to Yamunotri is in Dehradun, approximately 210 kilometers away. From Dehradun railway station, you can follow the same route as mentioned for reaching Yamunotri Temple by air.

By Air

The nearest airport to Yamunotri is Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun, approximately 210 kilometers away. From Dehradun, you can hire a taxi or take a bus to reach Hanuman Chatti. From there, you can proceed to Yamunotri Temple as mentioned above.

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