Shri Shankaracharya Math is a famous monastery located in Joshimath of Chamoli district. Shre Shankaracharya Math is famous as Jyotirmath. This monastery was established in the 8th century by Adi Guru Shankaracharya. Adi Guru Shankaracharya here used to do penance here under a mulberry tree, and here he attained the knowledge. Here he composed Shankar Bhashya, which is one of the most important texts of Sanatan Dharma. Laxmi Narayan Temple is located inside the Shri Shankaracharya Math. Inside the famous monastery, the statue of Lord Badrinarayan and Rajajeshwari Devi is established. Shri Shankaracharya Math is one of the four monasteries established by Adi Guru Shankaracharya and his disciples. During the journey of Joshimath, pilgrim visits this famous monastery. Shri Shankaracharya Math is one of the main religious sites of Joshimath..
The nearest airport of Joshimath is Jolly Grant Airport Dehradun, which is about 269 km from Joshimath.
The nearest railway station of Joshimath is Rishikesh, which is about 251 km from Joshimath.
Shri Shankaracharya Math or Jyotirmath is located about 2.5 km away from Joshimath Bus Stand.
The journey of Shri Shankaracharya Math can be done throughout the year, but the best time to visit here is between the months of October to May. Travelling here in these months is the best and enjoyable. During the winter season, the weather of here is cold. Due to snowfall on the surrounding hills in the winter season, the temperature of here goes down very much. Due to heavy rains in the rainy season, it is a bit difficult to travel of here because of heavy rains threatening landslides.