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Joshimath - Some Facts
A view of Joshimath cityJoshimath a place of historic importance, found during the period of 790 to 820 B.C., is located in the warm lap of bountiful nature is a sacred hill station. This spiritual abode of Adi Shankaracharya is an ideal health point and a perfect place of vacation. It is here where Shri Narsingh temple, Navadurga temple, Garuda temple, Amarkalp tree and Shankaracharya Math enshrine.

Adi Shankaracharya who hailed from Namboodiri family of Kerala founded a reformed arya dharma on the basis of reason and logic. He also provided an elaborated commentary on the Vedanta. He then retired to Jyotirmath from where in Kedarnath at the early age of thirty-one. Found his peace with god (789 to820 BC).

JoshimathThis ancient Joshimath  of historic importance is centrally located and accessible to Badrinath Dham (3133 mts) The place where god and man meet. In the eighth century AD this famous temple was built by Adi Shankaracharya. 44 kms i.e. 2 hrs drive from Dronagiri. Time required one day Apr to Nov

Lokpal Sri Hemkund Sahib, Discovered only in 1948, very beautiful nature lake. Surrounded by snow peaked mountanins. Situated at a height of 4329 mts an ancient well reputed Kind where the great Sikh Guru Gobind Singh is said to have meditated. From Dronagiri .16 km by road and 20 km trail on foot, time required 2 days June to Nov.

Joshimath in winters
Nanda Devi Peak as seen from Joshimath
Amar Kalp Tree (2500 Yrs Old)
Neelkanth Peak as seen from Sri Badrinath
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