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Hindu pilgrimage sites in India

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Hindu pilgrimage sites in India

In Hindu religion and spirituality, the pilgrimage has great significance. Members of the faith participate in the following types of pilgrimage. The pilgrimage to each sacred site has its own religious significance.

Holy Place: Himalayan Char Dham - Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri, and Yamunotri. Varanasi/Kashi, Allahabad/Prayag, Haridwar-Rishikesh, Mathura-Vrindavan, and Ayodhya.

Mahamaham: the world-famous festival in temple town of Kumbakonam which is celebrated once in 12 years. More than 25 lakhs of people gather here from different parts of the world.

Holy Temple: the four Peethas of Sringeri, Dwarka, Puri, and Badrinath. Katra, home to the Vaishno Devi temple; Puri home to Vaishnava Jagannath temple and Rath Yatra celebration; ; Tirumala - Tirupati, home to the Tirumala Venkateswara Temple; Sabarimala home to Swami Ayyappan. Shakti Peethas, of Goddess - Kalighat and Kamakhya. Jyotirlingas. Pancha Bhoota Stalam.

Holy Mela: The Kumbh Mela (the "pitcher festival") is one of the holiest of Hindu pilgrimages that is held every twelve years; the location is rotated among Allahabad, Haridwar, Nashik, and Ujjain. Shravani Mela of Deoghar. Pitrapaksha Mela of Gaya.

Holy Deity : Kuladaivat Hindu families have their own family patron deity. This deity is common to a lineage, a clan or a locality.

Tombs and Samadhis of Saints: Alandi, Samadhi of Dnyaneshwar: Shirdi, home to Sai Baba of Shirdi

List

  • Ahobilam, Andhra Pradesh
  • Alandi, Maharashtra
  • Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh
  • Amararama, Andhra Pradesh
  • Amaravathi village, Guntur district
  • Amarkantak, Madhya Pradesh
  • Amarnath, Jammu and Kashmir
  • Ambejogai Yogeshwari
  • Anandasram kanhangad
  • Annamalai Hill
  • Arasavalli
  • Attukal Pongala
  • Avittathur
  • Ayodhya
  • Baba Dhansar
  • Badrinath
  • Basistha Ashram
  • Batu Caves
  • Belur Math
  • Bhadrachalam
  • Bhavani
  • Bhimashankar Temple
  • Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu
  • Chitrakuta
  • Dakor
  • Baba Baidyanath Dham,Deoghar
  • Dharmasthala
  • Draksharama
  • Dwarka
  • Dwaraka PÄ«tha
  • Gajanan Maharaj
  • Gangotri
  • Gaya, India
  • Ghatikachala
  • Gnana Saraswati Temple, Basar
  • Godachi Veerbhadhreshwar Temple
  • Golden Temple, Sripuram
  • Gor Khuttree
  • Gosaikunda
  • Govardhana matha
  • Govindavadi
  • Guruvayur, Kerala
  • Hajo, Assam
  • Haridwar
  • Hemkund
  • Horanadu, Karnataka
  • Idagunji
  • Jejur Khandoba
  • Jonnawada
  • Jyotirlinga
  • Jyotirmath
  • Kalaram Temple
  • Kaleshwaram
  • Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu
  • Kanipakam
  • Kataragama
  • Kateel
  • Katra
  • Kedarnath
  • Kolhapur Mahalaxmi
  • Kollur
  • Konark
  • Ksheerarama
  • Kuchadri Venkateshwara Swamy temple
  • Kukke Subramanya Temple
  • Kumararama
  • Kumbakonam
  • Kumbh Mela
  • Kurukshetra
  • Lingaraj Temple
  • Madurai Meenakshi Temple
  • Maha Devi Tirth temple in Kullu
  • Mahur
  • Maihar Devi
  • Majuli
  • Mandher Devi temple in Mandhradevi
  • Manikaran
  • Manthralaya
  • Mathura
  • Mayapur
  • Mount Abu
  • Mount Kailash
  • Mukhalingam
  • Nainativu
  • Narasimha Konda
  • Narayanalayam
  • Nashik
  • Nellitheertha
  • Omkareshwar
  • Palani
  • Pancharama Kshetras
  • Panchavati
  • Pandharpur
  • Parashuram Kund, Assam
  • Pithapuram
  • Puri
  • Pushkar
  • Puttaparthy Sri Sathya Sai
  • Ramatheertham
  • Rameswaram
  • Rishikesh
  • Ryali
  • Sabarimala Mandala-kaala Pilgrimage
  • Sabarimalai, kerala
  • Sammakka Saralamma Jatara
  • Sangam, Srikakulam district
  • Saptashrangi
  • Shanti Ashram, Kanaighat, Assam
  • Shirdi
  • Shivkhori
  • Simhachalam
  • Sivagiri, Kerala
  • Somarama
  • Sri Kurmam
  • Srikalahasti
  • Sringeri Sharada Peetham
  • Srirangam
  • Srisailam
  • Talapady
  • Thanjavur
  • Thiruchendur
  • Thirumanthamkunnu Temple
  • Thiruvananthapuram
  • Thrissur
  • Tirtha and Kshetra
  • Tirupati
  • Trimbakeshwar Shiva Temple
  • Tuljapur Bhavani temple
  • Udupi
  • Ujjain
  • Vaishno Devi
  • Vani, Nashik
  • Varanasi
  • Vemulavada
  • Vijayawada
  • Vindhayachal
  • Vrindavan
  • Vyshakha Mahotsavam of Kottiyoor
  • Yadagirigutta Temple
  • Yamunotri
  • There are four Dhams and twelve Jyotirlings along with 51 Shakti Peeths in India. The twelve Jyotirlings are Kedarnath distance 18 km from Gorikund, reached by trek or helicopter service by Uttara Tourism.

    References

    Hindu pilgrimage sites in India Wikipedia


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