Chaukhamba and Trishul mountain ranges are clearly visible from the temple’s yard. The tradition of organising Mahayagana here every year in the month of June has been prevalent since 1940.
The closure process of the Badrinath temple started with Panchak Puja. Following this the idol of the lord Badrinath will be taken in a sacred palanquin to Joshimath where it will be placed in temple for the winter break.
Besides Har ki Paudi to Chandi Devi Temple, the government is planning another ropeway to connect Rishikesh and Neelkanth Shiva Temple.
The evergreen Barahamakamal, which is believed to be enshrined by Lord Shiva, blooms above the chopped idol of Lord Ganesha inside this cave.
This temple is surrounded by acorn and cedar trees, which enhances its natural beauty. Besides this, many small waterfalls are also situated around the temple.
The devotees bring with them the decorated god palanquins. This fair concludes when the devotees orbit around the temple with palanquins on their heads. There is an Ashram of Atri Muni at a short distance from here.
Locals believe that the holy Fire, which has been igniting inside the temple for several ages, had witnessed their marriage. That’s why this place has been given the name of Triyuginarayan
People believe that when Dwaraka had completely immersed under water, Lord Krishna incarnated here as Nagaraja. It is also believed that Mukhem village was established by Pandavas.
It is believed that about two thousand years ago, Mata Durga had incarnated in the form of goddess Katayayni and slaughtered 2 demons namely Shumbh-Nishumbh here.