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Vyas and Ganesha Gufa, Badrinath

Vyas Gufa and Ganesh Gufa are two other major attractions in Badrinath. The exteriors of the Ganesh Gufa is like a temple which has been modified and looks like a normal pillared Temple but inside this temple one can get a feel of a cave. A steep climb from Ganesh Gufa takes us to Ved Gufa. The distinct feature of the cave temple is the roof which resembles the Ved Vyas collection of his Holy books. There is an icon of Ved Vyas indicated composition the epic book inside this hole. The cave is beside a shop which is named as The last tea shop of India. Vyas Gufa is believed to be 5323 years old.


History:
It is believed that Ganesh Gufa is the place where Lord Ganesh dedicated the Indian epics to Vyas rishi and vyas Gufa is believed to be the place where Vyas Rishi (Ved Vyas) wrote Mahabharatha and classified the Hindu Vedas into 4 parts as dictated by Lord Ganesh.

How to Reach

A shared taxi from Badrinath can take one to Mana village which is located at a distance of 3 kilometres and the one can walk the distance to the Ganesh and Vyas Gufa which are located near each other.