Agastya Muni Ashram near Kedarnath

Agastya Muni Ashram is one of the holy places covered under Chardham Temples pilgrimage.

18 kms form Rudraprayag, at an altitude of 1000 mts and on the bank of river Mandakini, this is the place where Rishi Agastya meditated for years.

A temple by the name of Agasteshwar Mahadev is dedicated to sage Agastya and this temple is also of an archaeological significance, figures of Gods and Goddesses have been carved out on stones. On the occasion of Baisakhi a large fair is held and many devotees come here to worship and pay their homage to God.

For food and accommodation, a Forest Rest House and private hotels are available. Other facilities include market, bank, hospitals and telephone etc.

Update: Agastya Muni Ashram is destroyed during the devastating floods of Uttarakhand in June 2013.

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