India is a place prospered with a plethora of diversified religious and cultures places. Since the pre-historic ages and ancient times, the country has always reflected a celestial approach towards religion and all the religious places in India, probably that’s the reason why India is the foremost and most popular religious destination for people all around the world.
In addition to being sanctified, religious places are also significant historically and architecturally. If you are planning a holistic trip to India then here is a list of pilgrimages which you should certainly decide to come upon.
Four pilgrimage destinations Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri, and Yamunotri located in the Himalayan mountain range of Uttarakand, known as the name char dham, are the believed to be a lifetime holy journey for a human. Situated amidst many natural elements such as hot water springs and rivers the destination is totally a divine place for spiritually-inclined travelers. From always it is assumed that taking a bath here washes away all the sins of a human’s life.
Ayodhya is an extremely holy city, situated at the bank of Godra River. The town is believed to be the birth place of lord Rama, the seventh successor of lord Vishnu and a city build by gods. The city holds an importance for its immense antiquity and temples.
The home of some of the finest monuments and legacies, sarnath is a place where Buddha delivered his first sermon five disciples, for attaining ‘Nirvana’. This is also a place which you can include in your sacred excursion to the religious places of India.
Allahabad, formerly known as Prayag, is a noted religious place for all the religious tourists. Whether be it for triveni sangam or for kumbha, Mela thousands of people visit Allahabad for its religious significance.
Being a significant pilgrimage site for Hindus, dwarka is a place which also some of the most popular temples. Located at the on the west coast of Gujrat, Dwarka is a place where lord Krishna had spent its remaining years of life.
Standing in the mid of a plateau and delimated by lofty snow covered peaks, kedarnath is a place where you can visit temples build by Pandavas during the 8th century.
Kaliash Mansarovar is one of the highest mountains in Tibet, where lord Shiva was believed to reside. The place holds a major mythological advantage all religious people.
Popular due to the presence of beautiful holy temple, ‘The Golden Temple or Darbar Sahib”, Amritsar is a foremost sacred place for Sikhs.
Situated in the state of Rajasthan, Ranakpur is a popular and holy pilgrimage for the Jainism community. Surrounded with a wide range of beautiful temples in the Aravali ranges, Ranakpur is a place which you will enjoy in your holy excursion.
The list is not ended yet, withal all this, there are a lot of other such as Tirupati Balaji, Rameshwaram, Vrindavan, Yamunotri and many more, which you must visit during your religious trip to India!