India is a confluence of religions. It has everything, temple architecture and temple made out of gold. One can feel the chillness of the Ganges and crazy atmosphere of the Kumbh Mela. A trek to see Lord Shiva situated in the laps of the Himalayas. Here are some places which are a must-visit, for experiencing the religious culture of India. It is a belief in Indians, that if one completes the Char Dham Yatra, all his sins will get washed away and he will attain Moksha. Let us have a look at some religious spots of India.
1. Char Dham Yatra
But to experience the unity in diversity of Indian culture one should complete this journey. It is in 4 different directions of India.
In Uttrakhand, the very first place in the laps of the mountains, Badrinath. At the state of Gujarat, along with the coastlines, Dwarka is there. In Chattisgarh, famous for its Jagannath Yatra, Puri s situated. And finally in the south of India, in Tamil Nadu, there is Rameshwaram.
2. 5 Jyotirlinga of Maharastra
Maharashtra is not only known for the rapid city Mumbai, where dreams come true. It has many more jewels hidden in its territory.
It has some pilgrimage privilege, where 5 out of 12 Jyotirlinga are present. The very first is the Bhimashankar. The second is the Trimbakeshwar temple. The jyotirlinga shrine is placed where Lord Shiva has appeared. The third is the Ghrishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple. It is situated nearby Aurangabad.
3. The Gangasagar
It is situated in the southernmost end of the West Bengal. It is an estuary of the Ganges and the Bay Of Bengal.
The Ganges carries the love of people from the rest of the country and pours it down here in the Bay. It is a wonderful sight to witness the meetings of the mighty water bodies.
4. Kumbh Mela
The Kumbh Mela which is being celebrated at Nashik, Haridwar, Ujjain and Prayag, records the largest gathering of humans on the earth.
It is a highly spiritual festival, which occurs once in 12 years according to the Hindu calenders. It witnesses the arrival of the sadhus and devotees from across the country.
5. Triveni Sangam
It is located in the Allahabad. It is a point of confluence of three mighty rivers of India. The holy Ganges, the sacred Yamuna and the Mystical Saraswati.
Among these, the Saraswati is termed to be dead and flows invincibly under the groud. It is a belief that with a dip at the Sangam, all sins can be washed away.
It is situated in Uttrakhand. Not so popular as Haridwar, but it is one of the important religious destinations for the Hindus.
It is popular by the name of the birthplace of all-mighty the Ganges.
7. Golden Temple
It is situated in Amritsar, Punjab. It has huge relevance for the people from the Sikh community.
Although, the peace and harmony of this temple invite every citizen of the nation for an experience.
8. Ajmer Sharif Dargah
It is situated in Ajmer, and it is a Sufi shrine of the saint, Moinuddin Chisti. It is considered one of the holiest shrines of the country.
It has witness rush of devotees every day. Despite the crowd, the peace and calmness of the place are beyond imagination.
9. Christ Church
It is situated in Shimla and second oldest church of North India.
It started as a shrine to serve the Anglican British community in Shimla and hence is considered as one of the most visited places of worship in the country’s most celebrated hill town.
10. Bodh Gaya
India is a home to learn about Buddhism and its teachings. It is the city located in Bihar.
It is this place where the Lord Buddha attained his entitlement, under the tree termed as Bodhi tree. This place is rich in with the learnings of the Lord Buddha.
These are some of the religious spots of India you should plan to visit next time you are going on a trip.