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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Devi Patan Temple

A town called Tulsipur in Uttar Pradesh is a popular for a “Devi” shrine known as the Devi Patan Temple. This temple is located in the Balrampur district and is considered one amongst the “51 Shakti Peethas”. It is a renowned Hindu pilgrimage site...
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