Badrinath Temple Opening Date 2019
The Badrinath Temple Kapat opening date is declared by Badrinath-Kedarnath Temple committee. The temple will open on 10th May, 2019. The Yatris can have darshan at Badrinath Temple at 4:15 AM on the morning of 10th May, 2019. The Kapat of Badrinath will then be open for Yatri Darshan and Pooja. The Gaadu Kalash Tel Yatra will be performed on 24 April, 2019.
Every year the Kapat opening dates of Badrinath-Kedarnath temple will be announced on Basant Pachmi by the Badrinath-Kedarnath Temple Committee.
The Badrinath and Kedarnath temple are normally open for darshan for about 6 months. The temple (Kapat) is closed in mid-November and would re-open around in April and May.
Ceremonies performed at the opening of Badrinath Temple
The Gaadu Kalash Tel Yatra is performed. The idols of Lakshmi is taken back to its original temple. Also, the idols of Kuber, Udhav and Garuda are shifted to its original location. Then again, the regular rituals and pojas will be performed in the temple.
Ceremonies performed at the closure of Badrinath Temple
When the temple is closed Ganesh Pooja is performed. The sacred temple will be closed after Annkoot Puja. The Vigrah doli of Lord Narayan is decorated. After special worship the idol of Goddess Lakshmi is shifted with Lord Narayan. The Raval will take out the idols of Kuber, Udhav and Garuda. The idol of Kuber will remain in Bamdi village. The idols of Udhav and Garuda will be shifted to the Raval’s residence in Pandukeshwar.