Surya Kund is situated at Barkot near Yamunotri temple in Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand. It is at aprox 3,200 meter above sea level.Surya Kund as the name suggests is a hot water pond. The water temperature is about 80 degrees. Devotees prepare prasad mixing rice, potatoes etc. and put it in a cloth and tie it and dip it in the pond till it gets prepared and the distribute and take it as prasad.