Surya Kund Overview

Ranked 3 of 6 sightseeing in Yamunotri

Surya Kund is one of the most important thermal springs located near the temple of Yamunotri. The temperature of the spring is hot enough to prepare Prasad for offering into the temple in the form of rice and potatoes. Rice mixed with salt along with potatoes is tied up with muslin cloth to be dipped into this spring for the content to be boiled. This prasada is offered to the temple deity after which the remaining is taken back home by the devotee. The temperature of Surya Kund is estimated to be around 88o Celsius.

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