The one thing India and its citizen’s hold the most pride over is their Culture and numerous religions that exist in this single nation. There is no denying in the richness the country has in it’s culture, and no not just Hinduism, but you will find Sikh, Buddhism Christianity and so much more, every corner has a different religion in India. Well, this is a known fact throughout the world anyway. But today we are gonna share with you few of the prominent anecdotes of Indian locations that have Spiritual significance to them.
One place that every Indian too promises to visit in India is Vaishno Devi, it lies in the Northern part of the country residing in one of the most beautiful parts of the nation, Jammu & Kashmir. It’s considered as one of the holiest temples in the world. Mata Vaishno Devi resides in a cave located at a height of 5200 Ft. Every elder person wishes to visit it once in their lifetime. Many foreigners also join the troops of the other devotees.
After going to North, let’s go to the opposite pole of it, that is in the South, which has the Tirupati Temples that is prominently worshipped by the southern tribes that reside throughout the country. The temple is devoted to Lord Venkateshwar. The devotees often shave their heads or a chug of hair as an offering to Lord Venkateshwar. The temple also receives numerous valuable offerings making it the richest temple in the world again. Estimated average turnover of the temple crosses Rs 5 billion marks every year. Around 60000 pilgrims visit the temple every day. The deity is ornamented tip to toe and people often wait in long queues to get an entry to the temple.
Varanasi is again a city with old history and mysticism in the state of Uttar Pradesh. The city is otherwise called the city of lord Shiva, who is in charge of creation and decimation. A fascinating part of the city is its ghats. Guests can without much of a stretch go out for a stroll along the waterway front and experience the neighbourhood culture. Not to miss is the Dasaswamedh Ghat, where each night guest gathers for “aarti” or petition function. Must visit spot is the Vishwanath Temple, worked in 1776, a mainstream Hindu blessed place. Additionally take a view of the smouldering ghat, a place where dead bodies are singed. The city shines in the light of soul and enchantment in winter, when waterway banks are enriched with little lights and individuals wash up.
Bodhgaya is a renowned Buddhist journey on the planet. Situated in Bihar, this is where Lord Buddha got to be distinctly edified under a Bodhi tree. The place is currently the site of the celebrated Mahabodhi Temple complex. The town houses many Buddhist religious communities.
The Golden Temple, Amritsar:-
Amritsar is the spiritual capital of the Sikhs and the major attraction is the Golden Temple. The temple looks mesmerising at night and even worth a visit at day time for prayer. Pilgrims take a bath in the Amrit Sarovar, a scared water pool around the golden Temple. Volunteers prepare free meals for pilgrims and the temple is open to people from all religion and faiths. Also take a trip to Wagah Border between India and Pakistan. The parade of troops and the change of guard is a must watched ceremony.
Kedarnath is a heavenly town situated in the state of Uttarakhand in the Rudra Himalaya extend. It’s a thousand-year-old sanctuary worked of gigantic stone and a home to Lord Shiva as “Jyotirlingam” or the vast light. Kedarnath is most noteworthy among 12 Jyotirlingas. A voyage to Kedarnath can be the most sacrosanct and religious trip in any individual’s life. Outside the sanctuary stands an expansive statue of Nandi Bull. The sanctuary is extremely antiquated and remodelled over hundreds of years.
Haridwar is known as the “Gateway of God” and one of the oldest living and holiest cities in India. Inhabitants of this region believe that you get access to God from this place. Nestled in the foothills of the Himalayas in Uttarakhand, Haridwar is the place of origination of river Ganges. Every evening locals and tourist lit lamps and sent them floating down the river after prayer and evening ‘aarti’.
So spirituality is something that you are seeking for at this moment, India is one of the best places to voyage too. One of the Indian God’s mantras are world famous and have western devotees chanting them on the streets of London and New York—“Hare Krishna Krishna Krishna Hare Rama.”