Lord Bal Badra: the Presiding deity
The Bhadraj Temple is out and out devoted to Lord Bal Bhadra and is located towards the western region of Mussoorie. Lord Bal Bhadra is the brother of Lord Krishna to whom this shrine is dedicated. From the pinnacle of the temple one can have a beautiful view of the Sivalik ranges, Doon valley, Asan Barrage, High Himalayan peaks and the Dakpather. Some other mountain ranges like Jaunsar Bawar and Chakrata ranges are also visible from the summit. There is a three day fair that is held at the shrine during the month of August from 15th day of the month to 17th day of the month. People in huge numbers visit the temple and the Lord fulfills all their wishes. People from far across the places visit the shrine to seek blessings from Lord Bal Badra. If your sharp desire is to see many more temple in India, then choose our India Tours which will plan your dream tour.
The Bhadraj Temple and its Location
The Bhadraj Temple is located towards the western region of Mussoorie. On both sides of the temple there are grand images that are just breathtaking and exciting to watch. On one side of the temple one can see the Himalayan treks and from the other side the Indian plains emerge. The temple leads to the compact and dense northern slopes while the slopes located in the southern region are covered by unproductive grass lands. The dense forests are located on both sides of the temple and they consist of oak trees which are very close to the high point of this temple. The Bhadraj Temple is located in the state of Uttaranchal in the Garhwal district of the Dehradun town. It is very easy to reach to the temple. One can easily reach Mussorie as this place is well connected by rail, road and also by air. The best time to visit the temple is after the monsoons. It has also been advised that when coming towards the Bhadraj Temple one must avoid the barren land on the southern end of the region.
Other attractions near the Temple
There are many beautiful attractions also located near to this place. The Nagtibba is a very popular place and is situated at the height of 10,000 feet and is much admired for trekking. People from far across places come for trekking to this place. The trekking path at this place takes through the intense forests and the high point of the place provides a striking view of the peak of the Himalayas. Another very well-liked attraction of the place is the Jwalaji Temple which is located at a remoteness of 9 km from Mussorie and this temple is devoted to Goddess Durga. This temple is positioned at the tip of the Benog Hill which is also covered by dense and thick forests on both sides. From the high point of the temple one can have magnificent views of the Doon Valley, Himalayan peaks and the Yamuna Valley.
Adventure Sports at the place
Trekking is a famous and the most adventurous sport at Bhadraj. The trek at this temple starts from Cloud’s End and it passes through the Dudhli village if one wants to reach the temple. From The Dudhli village there is an 8 km trek that passes right in the west ward direction and easily takes one to the trek destination. The total distance of the trek is about 16 km and the level of difficulty of the trek starts from easy to moderate. One can have a lifetime experience of trekking at this place and capture some beautiful view of the mountains. The route for Bhadraj temple is very easy.