Augustmuni

Augustmuni is situated on the banks of Mandakini River in Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand in India. It is situated  at an altitude of 1000 mts. The town is known as the place where Rishi Agastya meditated for several years. This town is 18 kms. from Rudraprayag and a major destination during Char Dham Yatra. Pawan Hans Helicopters operate flights to Kedarnath from Augustmuni.

The famous temple ‘Agasteshwar Mahadev Temple’ dedicated to the Rishi is located here and the village gets its name Augustyamuni) from it. The temple holds its importance to the tourists as the idols of gods and gods are being carved out on the stones which adds the glory to this place.

Every year on the celebration of Baisakhi, a large fair is organised and devotees take part in large number to pay devotion to God.

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