Amazing Places to Visit in India for Pilgrimage

Amazing Places to Visit in India for Pilgrimage

1 Mahavihara Bodhgaya Temple, Gaya

It is also known as Mahabodhi Temple. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Mahavihara Bodhgaya Temple is a Buddhist temple in Bodh Gaya. Bodh Gaya is located around 96 kilometers from Patna, Bihar. Bodhgaya offers Buddhist pilgrims the ultimate place to pray and meditate. The Mahabodhi Temple Complex is one of the four holy place related to the life of the Lord Buddha, and particularly to the achievement of illumination. The first temple was built by Emperor Asoka in the 3rd century B.C. It is one of the earliest Buddhist temples built entirely in brick.

2 Varanasi – Temple & Ganga Ghats

It is also known as Kashi or Banaras.Varanasi is the state of Uttar Pradesh and is a famous pilgrimage in India.Banaras is also known as the favourite city of Lord Shiva.Various temples in Varanasi have great religious and historical importance in Hinduism. Kashi Vishwanath Temple is one of the most famous temples in Varanasi. It is also known as the Golden temple which is dedicated to the Lord Shiva. Kashi Vishwanath Temple stituated at the western bank of the holy river Ganges.Evening Ganga Aarti, at Dashashwamedh ghat is awesome.

3 Mathura

It is a city in North India in the state of Uttar Pradesh. Mathura is the birthplace of the Hindu God Krishna.Mathura is located on the bank of Yamuna river.It is also known as brijbhoomi or Krishna Janm Bhumi. Mathura is the most important places of pilgrimage for devotees of Krishna.Krishna Janam Bhoomi Temple is one of the famous temple located in Mathura. Large number of devotees all through the year visits this temple. Janmashtami is one festival during which this small town becomes overcrowded and full of colours and joy.

4 Vrindavan

It is a city in Uttar Pradesh where Lord Krishna spent his childhood. Vrindavan represents a journey back in time when Bal Gopal becoming Kanha and then finally Lord Krishna. Vrindavan is a town in the Mathura district of Uttar Pradesh. It is about 10 km away from Mathura. Pilgrim gathers here from all over India. Hare Krishna community, from all over the world comes for worship. The famous Hindu temple Shri Bankey Bihari Mandir ans ISKCON Temple are dedicated to Lord Krishna is located in Vrindavan.

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5 Shirdi Temple, Maharashtra

Shirdi Sai temple is a most beautiful holy place built over the Samadhi of Shri Sai Baba. It is located at Shirdi town in Maharashtra. Shirdi is located approximately 296 km from Mumbai It was established in 1922 to carry out the services of Shri Sai Baba. Sai Baba is a very popular saint worshiped all around the world. All his life Sai Baba preached about One God i.e.Sab Ka Maalik Ek. Shirdi was consider with great reverence by both Hindu and Muslim followers. Shirdi Sai temple is one of the most visited religious place in India.

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