Bedni Kund, Nanda Devi National Park, Uttarakhand, India, A World Heritage Site recognized by UNESCO
With encircling Himalayan conifers you would find Bedini Kund a glacial lake amidst the lush green alpine meadows of Bedini Bugyal in Chamoli, Uttarakhand. A part of Nanda Devi National Park that is recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Bedini Kund was known as Vaitarani in ancient times and whilst trekking you may stumble upon lotus near Bedini Kund - also known as Brahm Kamal the one as per Puranas you find in the hands of Brahma or the Creator of the Universe. Did you know that Bhrahm Kamal or Saussurea obvallata is a species native to the Himalayas and the state flower of Uttarakhand?
Bedini Kund is a spring-generated waterbody (not currently) and local legend says that Vyasa composed the four Vedas at this place and you would find a pair of his wooden slippers in the nearby temple along with shrines of Durga and Gauri.
How to reach Bedni Kund via Bedini Bugyal, Chamoli, Uttarakhand, India?