Tapt Kund is a characteristic heated water spring situated at the passageway of Badrinath Temple in Badrinath town.
Tapt Kund is the dwelling place Lord Agni and is popular for its therapeutic properties. Prior to entering the Badrinath Temple, one needs to take a blessed dunk in the Tapt Kund. The temperature of the water of Kund is 45° Celsius and there are number of heated water springs on the banks of Alaknanda River. It is trusted that scrubbing down in Hot water spring will fix all the skin infections.
There is another Kund underneath Tapt Kund called the Narad Kund where the present picture of Badrinarayan is said to have been found by Adi Shankaracharya. Travelers as a rule don't bathe here and the kund is viewed as consecrated. Around the Kund region, there are 5 major stone rocks known as Panch Shilas thought about consecrated by the enthusiasts. Narad Shila is arranged close to the Tapt Kund, and it is said the incredible enthusiast of Lord Vishnu, Bhakta Narad used to live here. Garud Shila is arranged while in transit to sanctuary from the Kund towards the sanctuary. Narsimha Shila, Varahi Shila and Markandeya Shila are covered up in the Alaknanda waters.
You can easily reach Tapt Kund by walk 2 Kms from Mana Village.