Religion is in point of fact a lifestyle with adherence to certain teachings and ethics. India has nurtured several religions and their followers since long and the religious heritage of India is as wealthy as its cultural heritage. There are several tourists that love to go to India with the theme of pilgrimage.

There are several major temples, churches, caves, monasteries and shrines of tourist interest in India. Jains, Buddhists, Hindus, Muslims, Christians, Zoroastrians, Sikhs and several other other adherents of assorted traditions have their religious places in India. Why not visit India with such an interest, as a substitute of just enjoyment? Why not visit India with a thirst for spirituality?

Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri, Yamunotri, Dwarika, Nasik, Jagannathpuri, Benaras, Kanyakumari, Guruvayur, Pushkar, Haridwar, Rishikesh etc. are amongst the main religious tour destinations of Hindus and there are many temples in these places and every temple is devoted to a definite deity or a set of deities and serves a special purpose by way of wish making and achieving spiritual progress. The twelve jyotirlingas or major Shiva temples are scattered in various states of India and this pilgrimage is taken into account very essential.

The Jama Masjid in Delhi and the shrine of Sufi mystic Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti in Ajmer and in fact the shrine at Fathehpur Seekri in Uttar Pradesh are among the many sites which have an important significance for certain Muslim sects. The Iranshah Atash Behram or fire temple, situated in Udwara, Gujarat is of special importance for all of the Parsi Zoroastrians of the world. High-grade fire temples or Atash Behrams are also situated in Navsari and Mumbai. There are several synagogues of great importance to Jews in Konkan, Mumbai and Kerala.

The Jain and Buddhist caves of Ajanta and Ellora in Maharashtra have a special significance as they depict the complete works of Buddha and Lord Mahaveer. The Buddhist temples of Himachal Pradesh, Bodhgaya in Bihar and the stupa of Sanchi in Madhya Pradesh are of great significance for each Hinyana and Mahayana Buddhists. Beautiful Jain temples are present in Girnar and Palitana in Gujrat, Mount Abu in Rajasthan, Shravanbelgola in Karnataka and in fact Sammed Shikhar is one of the crucial essential places of Jain worship.

Special tour packages can be found to go to these places which have the aptitude to usher in peace and harmony together with bliss in your lives. There are many options that you could select for and create your personal customized tour. In many non secular places mentioned here, food can be available contained in the premises and it is taken into account very auspicious to have a meal there. These special meals are called “Prasad”.

There are good quality hotels in most of those places and you could enjoy shopping in local markets and sightseeing across the place after your religious chores are over. There are several cultural points of the country you’ll come across when on this tour. India has lots in store for you and you may surely enjoy your tour to the fullest.

Come on lets go for a pilgrimage to India!


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