Badarinath is a most holy and sacred place, floating spiritual vibrations down to Earth from a height of 10,250 feet in the lofty Himalayas. It is open for 6 months in summer. JET’s Ashtakshari Kshethram situated on Nara Mountain, is a friendly and a welcoming place for all pilgrims and provides good shelter and free food (Prasadam).Ashtakshari Kshethram was initially built in this holy place by HH Sri Pedda Jeeyar Swamiji in 1950s. This Kshetram has become a boon to all devotees who come on pilgrimage to Badrinath. Since 1952, food donation (Annadanam) is performed in Ashtakshari Kshethram every year. Ashtakshari Kshetram was renovated and rededicated by HH Sri Chinna Jeeyar Swamiji on July 11, 2006.In addition to Ashtakshari Kshetram, there are several other JET locations across the world where food donation are conducted on a daily basis.