India is a country full of diversity. The country is woven with threads of spirituality. It is a sacred land having eternal love. There are different religions which are followed in India. It is not just a physical territory but is also a land that has the power of connecting you to the God. These spiritual places will fill you up with positive energies and enthusiasm. Here we brought you the list of top 10 spiritual places in India.
Haridwar is known as Gateway of God. It is one of the oldest and sacred places for Hindu society and is situated in Uttarakhand. This is the place where few drops of Amrit have fallen at the time of Samudra Manthan. There are ‘Aarti’ in both evening and morning in which local people along with the tourists come and pray to God with a lighting lamp. This place is very important for each and every Hindu. Other than this, a large number of people visit the place at the time of Kawad Yatra.
Varanasi is the city of Lord Shiva. This city has large no of ghats which attracts a large number of visitors. It is one of the oldest and spiritual cities in India. Dasaswamedh Ghat is a must visit spot of Varanasi where aarti takes place every morning and evening. Vishwanath Temple is another holy place in the city. There are burning ghats on which dead bodies of people are burned. Air in this city is filled with magic and spirituality.
Bodhgaya which is located in Bihar is famous Buddhist pilgrimage. This is the place where Buddha got the enlightenment and this is the reason for this place being sacred for Buddhism community. There are many Buddhist monasteries in Bodhgaya.
Amritsar Golden Temple
Amritsar is a sacred place for Sikhs. Golden Temple in Amritsar is one of the most important tourist attraction for people all over the world. The view of this temple in the night is really mesmerizing. Prayers are peaceful and divine. Amrit Sarovar surrounding the Golden temple is a sacred water pool. While a trip to Amritsar, also visit Wagha Border which is the border separating India and Pakistan.
Shirdi Sai Baba temple is located in the state of Maharashtra. Millions of devotees from all over the world visit this place and worship Sai Baba. People of every caste and creed come and ask Sai Baba for whatever they want. Temple was built on the Samadhi of Sai Baba.
Somnath Temple is a spiritual place and is located in Gujarat. It is one of the ancient temples of India. ‘Shivalinga’ that is present in Somnath temple is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva. This is one of the sacred places of India.
Tirupati Tempel is a temple that is devoted to Lord Venkateshwara. This is another important pilgrimage destination for Hindu Community. This temple is one of the richest temples in the whole world. People have to stand in long queues to enter the temple. An average of 60000 people visits the temple daily. Turnover of this temple is Rs 5 billion every year.
Vaishno Devi is one of the holiest temples in this world with lots of spirituality in the environment. This temple is situated in Jammu and Kashmir. Maa Vaishno had taken a shelter in the caves while protecting herself. This is one of the sacred places for Hindus.
This is a Hindu temple that is located in Kolkata which is devoted to Kali Mata. The priest who made this temple believed the existence of Kali Mata inside the temple. It is one of the places on the bucket list of every pilgrim of India. This temple has 7 small Shiv temples. River Ganges is also flowing at the backside of the temple and you can visit the holy river after offering your prayer.
Last on the list is Kedarnath Temple. It is located in Uttarakhand. Kedarnath is a place which is on the top of the twelve Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva.