Badrinath Temple situated on a small hill in Amer town is a great place to soak in the views of Amer Fort and town. Here is an expansive view of Amer town from Badrinath temple, Amer.
The temple is managed by the society of Aadi Gaur Brahmin Moortikar Kalakaar Sanstha (stone sculptor society located in Khazane Walo Ka Rasta, Chandpole Bazar, Jaipur). Although not much information is available, it is being claimed that the original version of this temple dates back to the 10-11th century.
The main shrine is quite small, however, the temple complex is quite big.
The paintings inside the temple are very old and given the current condition, they are in urgent need of attention and repair. These paintings depict Hindu mythological stories and various Hindu Gods & deities.
Although the overall upkeep of the temple and its premises is very good, the condition of the paintings is self-explanatory in these pictures.
The dome part of the ceiling is beautifully painted in a floral pattern.
Inscribed on a marble slab in the courtyard one can find the history of Badrinath temple Amer. Here is a picture of the same.
The access to this temple is through an inclined pathway made out of cobbled stones. This pathway ends at the entrance of this temple premises.
Since this temple managed by the society of Moortikar brahmin samaj, it is not frequented by locals. It is only popular among the followers of this Brahmin community.
If you are visiting Amer town and have spare time at your disposal, you can visit Badrinath temple for beautiful paintings inside the shrine and lovely views of Amer Palace as well as Amer Town. Don’t expect much though else you’ll be disappointed! Badrinath temple is an offbeat attraction in Amer.
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