Garhwal

Vishnuprayag

 

Vishnuprayag
The Alaknanda River, which originates in the eastern slopes of glaciers fields of Chaukhamba, is joined by the Saraswathi River near Mana and then flow in front of the Badrinath Temple. This stretch of the Alaknanda River is called the Vishnu Ganges. Legends narrates Narada muni worshiped God Vishnu at confluence.An octagonal shaped temple is located near the confluence by Maharani of Indore. A stairway from this temple leads to the Vishnu kund (kund means pool of water or lake) at the confluence, which is seen in a tranquil state.