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Varanasi

Popularly known as “Banaras or Kashi” Varanasi is a sacred city that is located on the banks of the River Ganga in Uttar Pradesh. This city is considered to be the “Spiritual Capital” of India. It is also one of the cities in the “Sapta Puri” i.e. a...
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Varanasi

Varanasi, Discover Why Is It a Must Visit Indian Pilgrimage Site?

"Religion and spirituality" serve as two sides of the same coin when one talks about the rich culture of India. It is therefore not surprising that there exists in the country a large number of pilgrimage sites worth a visit. Now, one such site...
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Sarnath

Situated in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh in close proximity to confluence of the Ganges and Gomti River is a city known as Sarnath or Isipatana. This is the city in which Gautama Buddha first taught Dharma. It is also a city in which the Buddhist Sangha...
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Kashi Vishwanath Temple

Located on the banks of the “sacred” River Ganga in Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh is a temple called Kashi Vishwanath.  This temple is considered to be one among the twelve “Jyotirlingas” that exist in the country. Such is the importance of this temple...
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Durga Mandir

“Monkey Temple” is the sobriquet given to a popular temple called “Durga Mandir” located in Varanasi Uttar Pradesh. This temple holds great religious significance and is devoted to Goddess Durga. It was constructed during the 18th century by the...
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Vindhyavasini

Located on the banks of the river Ganga in Uttar Pradesh is a temple devoted to Devi Amba or Durga also known as Vindhyavasini. The name Vindhyavasini has been derived from the Vindhya Range and, literally means “she who resides in the Vindhya”....
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Mathura

“Lord Krishna’s birthplace or Shri Krishna Janmabhoomi” is how this sacred city called “Mathura” located in Uttar Pradesh is popularly known as. A popular temple called “Keshav Dev” built on the site of Krishna’s birth is located in this city. It is...
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Moteshwar Mahadev Temple

Also known as “Shree Bheem Shankar Mahadev” is the “Moteshwar Mahadev Temple” located in Uttarakhand. This Lord Shiva temple is situated in small city called Kashipur in the Udham Singh Nagar district. Apart from Lord Shiva which is the main deity of...
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Sankat Mochan Temple

Sankat Mochan when literally translated means “reliever of troubles” is a renowned Hindu temple located in Uttar Pradesh. This temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman is situated in the “holy” city of Varanasi. Apparently this temple was built by renowned...
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Guptakashi

A popular temple town called “Guptakashi” is located at a high altitude of 1,319 meters above sea level in Uttarakhand. This town is situated in the Rudraprayag district. This hamlet along with the city of Varanasi is also considered to be extremely...
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Dwarka

Located in the Okhamandal Peninsula on the bank of the Gomti River is a holy city called Dwarka. This city is situated in the state of Gujarat in the Devbhoomi Dwarka district. It is also supposed to have been Gujarat’s first capital. Additionally,...
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Mansa Devi

A popular temple dedicated to Goddess Mansa Devi is located in the “sacred” city of Haridwar in Uttarakhand.  This temple is situated on the “Bilwa Parvat” on the Sivalik Hills. It is also known to be a “Siddh Peetha” which means a site of worship...
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Mahakaleshwar Temple

An extremely popular temple known as “Mahakaleshwar” is located in the city of Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh.  Situated alongside the lake Rudra Sagar this temple is also considered to be one among the twelve jyotirlingas. Important travel information...
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Haridwar

“The Gateway to Lord Vishnu” is what “Haridwar” a pious city located in Uttarakhand literally means. This city is considered to one amongst the seven holiest places i.e. Sapta Puri in the country as per Hinduism.  This city is also popular for a fair...
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Hemkund Sahib

Dedicated to Guru Gobind Singhji, the tenth Sikh Guru is a renowned Gurudwara located in Uttarakhand known as Hemkund Sahib. The word Hemkund in Sanskrit literally means “Snow Bowl”. This sacred gurudwara is elevated at an altitude of 4,632 meters...
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Chitrakoot

“Hill of many wonders” is what Chitrakoot a city possessing a spiritual legacy located in Madhya Pradesh literally means. This city is situated at the border of the Chitrakoot district in Uttar Pradesh. It is also popular for ayurvedic and yoga...
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Vrindavan

Commonly known as the city in which Lord Krishna spent his childhood days, Vrindavan is a town located in the Mathura district in Uttar Pradesh. This town is renowned for a number of temples that are dedicated to worship of the eternal love of Radha...
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Rudreshwar Mahadev Temple

Considered to be amongst the “oldest Hindu shrines in Uttarakhand” is a temple known as “Rudreshwar Mahadev”. This ancient temple is devoted to Lord Shiva, and is located in the Almora district.  In addition this temple is also situated along the...
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Shikarji

Located in Jharkhand in the Giridih district is an extremely popular Jain pilgrimage site i.e. tirtha called Shikarji. This pilgrimage site is considered to be the place where twenty out of the twenty four Jain “tirthankaras” were supposed to have...
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Ayodhya

According to mythology a city called “Ayodhya” a.k.a. Saket located in Uttar Pradesh is supposed to have been the birthplace of Lord Ram i.e. Ram Janamabhoomi. This city once upon a time used to be the capital of the Kosala Kingdom. It is elevated at...
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