India is a land of diverse cultures; different religions and cultures. There are around 33 crores of Hindu gods according to Hindu mythology. These large numbers of deities have different homes or pilgrimages as well and some of the famous pilgrimages in India are mentioned below. People in India blindly believe in a God and that’s the reason these below-mentioned pilgrimages are visited by numerous pilgrims every year. Know more about Indian Pilgrimages…
This place is the home of the beautiful Golden Temple. It is one of the popular pilgrimage centers of Sikhs. The peaceful environment at this place will surely soothe your spirit and will calm you down. Here you can observe some glitter shining in the water and the intonations of Granth Sahib can be heard in the aura of this charismatic Gurudwara. If you are planning to visit here get ready for some soothing and wonderful experiences which you might have not experienced yet and don’t forget to miss the 24*7 langar where regularly thousands of pilgrims are fed. Sikh festivals are celebrated here with great joy and fun.
Ramanathaswamy temple is located on Rameshwaram Island in Tamil Nadu. This temple is reputed as one of the 12 jyotirlinga shrines where Shiva is worshipped in the form of a Jyotirlinga. Each pillar in this temple is sculpted as it is sculpted in Madurai Meenakshi. Rameshwaram is one of the char Dham and is a holy place, according to Hindu mythology as the pilgrimage of Varanasi is incomplete without a pilgrimage of Rameshwaram. Mahashivratri and Navratri are celebrated with enthusiasm and happiness.
Shirdi is a town in the Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra and is famous for the popular Shirdi temple which is devoted to Sai Baba and it is one of the richest temples in India. Every year a lot of people visit this temple. Here one can experience peace of soul and mind. Some of the main festivals celebrated here are Vijayadashmi, Guru Purnima, and Ramanavami.
It is regarded as an important pilgrimage. The main Temple of goddess Shakti is located near Katra in Jammu. The temple is at a certain height and one can reach there by climbing or by horse riders. This pilgrimage is one of the 51 shakti peeths and Navratri is celebrated here with great fervor. Every year, millions of people visit this holy place.
Tirupati is located in the Chittor district in Andhra Pradesh. It is home to the famous Tirumala Venkateshwar temple. It is a sacred place and one of the most important Hindu pilgrimages dedicated to Lord Venkateshwara. People visit this temple, especially during the Brahmotsavan festival.
This place is famous for Dargah Sharif, which is located in Ajmer in Rajasthan. It is famous among Bollywood stars as well because of their frequent visit. Pilgrims visit this place to offer chadar on fulfillment of their wishes.
This place is popular because it is the birthplace of Lord Krishna. This area is famous for several beautiful temples of Lord Krishna and some of the famous temples are Keshav Dev Temple and Banke Bihari Temple. Holi and Janmashtami are major festivals that are celebrated with joy, fun, and energy.