Char Dham, and the four Pilgrimage sites

"Four abodes" is the literal English translation of the word Char Dham, which basically is a religious circuit that comprises of four most revered pilgrimage sites in India. Now, as per Hinduism visiting all the four sacred spots enables an...
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8 Most Visited Pilgrimage Sites In India

India is renowned for being a land of spirituality and a variety of religions, and therefore it is also very popular for possessing a number of sites that are religiously significant. Now, there are thousands of pilgrimage sites available in the...
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7 Pilgrimage Sites in India worth visiting during summer

India is renowned for being a land surrounded by "spirituality and mysticism", and so it is not surprising that there exists a number of pilgrimage sites in country worth visiting. These spots include a mixture of Hindu temples, Jain temples,...
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Tarapith Temple

Located in state of West Bengal is a Hindu shrine dedicated to Goddess Ma Tara called “Tarapith Temple”. This “Tantric” temple is situated in a small town called Tarapith in the Birbhum district. This temple has been constructed using red bricks and...
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Kalighat Temple

A renowned temple dedicated to Goddess Kali known as “Kalighat Kali Temple” is located in the city of Kolkata in West Bengal. Historically, speaking there exist a number of references to this temple that can be found in 15th century texts. The...
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Iskcon Temple Mayapur

Situated in West Bengal in a small town called Mayapur is the headquarters of the renowned ISCKON Temple (International Society for Krishna Consciousness). This famous Hindu organization also known as the “Hare Krishna Movement” is located in the...
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Hangseshwari Temple

A Hindu shrine devoted to an avatar of Maa Kali is located in the state of West Bengal and is known as Hangeshwari Temple. This “Kali Mata” temple is situated in the Hooghly district in a town called Banshberia. This temple has essentially been...
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Dakshineswar Kali Temple

Located on the banks (eastern) of the renowned River Hooghly in West Bengal is the famous Dakshineswar Kali Temple. This “Kali Mata” devoted temple is situated in the “City of Joy” i.e. Kolkata in the North 24 Parganas district. In addition, the...
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Belur Math

Established by Swami Vivekanand is a Hindu monastery known as “Belur Matha”. This monastery renowned for fusing architectural motifs belonging to “Hinduism, Christianity and Islam” is situated in a town called Belur in the Howrah district. This matha...
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Adyapeath Temple

Dedicated to “Adya Ma” an incarnation of Kali Mata is a Hindu shrine in West Bengal known as the Adyapith Temple. This “avatar” of Maa Kali is located in a town called Dakshineshwar in the North 24 Parganas district. In addition, to the Maa Kali idol...
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