Triyuginarayan Temple Trek
TRIYUGINARAYAN is a Hindu pilgrimage located in the RUDRAPRAYAG district of UTTARAKHAND. This picturesque village is perched at an elevation of 1,980 and offers panoramic views of snow covered mountains of the beauteous GARHWAL region.
The core attraction of this place is the TRIYUGINARAYAN also known as the TRIJUGI NARAYAN temple devoted to Lord Vishnu. The architecture and sculpture of this temple resembles of BADRINATH shrine.
TRIYUGI Narayan is a serene and charming village where the wedding of Lord Shiva and Goddess PARVATI took place. The marriage took place in front of Lord Vishnu therefore, TRIYUGINARAYAN temple is recognised 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 portrays the accurate place of wedding. One can see the three divine 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 legends originated from the navel of Lord Vishnu. Numerous Hindu devotees take a holy dip in these KUNDS before entering inside the temple.
The land of temples, UTTARAKHAND has been a religious and spiritual magnet since historic times. For thousands of years, sages and saints have walked to the Himalayan place of Lord Shiva to seek blessings from VASUDEV, The Almighty. There are prehistoric temples and shrines honoured by the devotees.
The vast Himalayan region is an ideal location for adventurers and nature admirers to explore and experience. Himalaya trekking and mountaineering in UTTARAKHAND is popular with numerous treks and expeditions taking place at higher altitudes. Summer treks are equally famous as compared to winter treks.
By Air: Nearest airport for SONPRAYAG is Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun (226kms).
By Rail: Nearest railway station to reach SONPRAYAG is at Dehradun (251kms) or RISHIKESH railway station (212kms).
By Road: TRIYUGI NARAYAN Temple can be reached by commencing a 6 km trek from SONPRAYAG. Alternatively, you can go 5 km by road and then 3 km by trek. SONPRAYAG is well connected by road.