Located close to Tapta Kund, Narad kund is believed to be the recovery source of the Badrinath idol. The hot water springs comes out from under the Garur Shila and falls into a tank. Devotees visiting the Badrinath temple take a dip in this kund before heading into the temple.Narada Kund is one of religious spots in Badrinath after the Badrinath Temple, which is situated near the Tapt Kund. It is the place where the idol of Lord Vishnu was recovered by Adi Sankara. It is believed that Narada Kund was named after Saint Narada Muni who wrote Narada Bhakti Sutra at this place. Narada Kund, a recess in the Alaknanda River, is covered by a rock, which prevents the flow of water. Narada Kund is visited to take a holy dip into the sacred water before visiting the temples.