Kartik Swami is one of the heavenly places situated in the Rudraprayag District. Situated at a separation of 38 km from the Rudraprayag town, this place has a sanctuary devoted to the Hindu God Kartikeya, child of the Lord Shiva. Settled at a rise of 3048 m above ocean level, this place is encompassed by the powerful Himalayan extents.
As indicated by folklore, once Lord Shiva requested that his two children take a series of the universe and reported that the champ would get the chance to adore the guardians first. Master Ganesh, another child of Shiva, won the opposition by circling his folks which implied the universe to him and made Kartikeya exceptionally furious. Accordingly he gave away his unresolved issues father and his issue to his mom.
These bones are still there in the sanctuary, which are adored by ious enthusiasts. Arranged on the Rudraprayag-Pokhri course, this sanctuary can be come to by a trekking of 3 km from the Kanak Chauri town.