Dwarka, Gujarat:

Dwarka, Gujarat

Dwarka is synonymous with sacredness and spirituality. Hailed as one of the four important Hindu pilgrim sites, this town declares its sanctity in an obvious way – the local townsfolk who are dressed in white. Dwarka has its place in ancient mythology and it is said to have been the place dominated by Lord Krishna on his return from Mathura.

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Shirdi, Maharashtra:

Shirdi, Maharashtra

Mention the place Shirdi and the first image that pops into every Indian’s head is the Shri Sai Baba Sansthan. Sai Baba was widely known for his preachings on the existence of one God, or “ek malik and for urging people to shed all man-made boundaries like caste, creed and religion. The shrine dedicated to him is located at the Shirdi Sai Baba Temple Complex in Maharashtra.

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Puri, Odisha:

Puri, Odisha

A trip to Puri calls for a visit to the Jagannath Temple here, dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Considered one of India’s prime pilgrimage centres, this temple has attracted visitors from across the world for its divine glory and architectural beauty. The Jagannath temple is also widely known for its yearly Rath Yatra where three of their deities are paraded around the city on elaborately decorated chariots.

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Vaishno Devi Temple, Jammu Kashmir:

Vaishno Devi Temple, Jammu Kashmir

If the mountains beckon, then so is the Vaishno Devi Temple, in all its splendour and pristine beauty. As mystical as Kashmir is, this temple, perched atop the trikuta hills, adds to the spiritual appeal of the place. This climb up this scenic abode of Mata Vaishno, or the incarnation of Mata Adi Shakti, also makes for a thrilling trek with a view.

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Rishikesh, Uttarakhand:

Rishikesh, Uttarakhand

If one has to feel what it really feels like living a life away from the constant buzz of everyday lives, a visit to Rishikesh in Uttarakhand will do the work. Known for its yoga centres, the soothing Ganges and its meandering waters, this spiritual retreat will bring you one with nature. The town is located at the foothills of the majestic Himalayas and will undoubtedly assuage your worries with its breathtaking panorama.

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Madurai, Tamil Nadu:

Adorning the Vaigai river banks, the temple town of Madurai carries a rich cultural heritage. It is believed that the then king of Madurai had a vision of honey dripping from the locks of Lord Shiva, leading to the town’s name. The famous Meenakshi Amman Temple is a cultural landmark of the place and is one of its famous tourist attractions.

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Leh, Ladakh:

A peaceful body, a peaceful mind – that is what Leh promises its visitor and stays true to. Apart from being one of the favourite destinations on the list of adventure junkies, Leh is also home to numerous Buddhist monasteries and pilgrim centres. Some of its famous pilgrimage points are the Lamayuru, Hemis and Shey monasteries and the Jama Masjid in Ladakh which exudes an Indo-Tibetan charm.

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