An Incredible Hindu Pilgrimage Train Tour
There are various aspects which are exclusive to India. One of such aspects is that the country is a religiously diverse nation. Its population comprises of people from different religions – Muslim, Sikh, Christian, Hindu etc. With every religion in India, there are religious sites associated with it. These religious sites are the sacred pilgrimage for the locals with the respective religion. In this article, we are going to discuss about famous Hindu pilgrimage sites in India. Hindu Pilgrimage affirms to be a journey of a lifetime which leads to the introduction of the roots of this Indian religion. Each of the pilgrimage sites is associated with legends of gods. Therefore, these sites are considered extremely sacred and revered for their spiritual connection.
The country is replete with incredible pilgrimage sites. However, we will discuss the most prominent ones and will start from Char Dham Yatra. All of the sites are revered by the population of India, but Char Dham is the most revered one and has to be visited once in a lifetime. Char Dham, as the name suggests constitutes four sacred destinations – Puri, Rameswaram, Dwarka and Badrinath. It is considered to be a place which has to be visited by every Hindu in their lifetime to move out from the eternal circle of birth-rebirth. There is another Char Dham Yatra of Uttrakhand which comprises the prominent pilgrimage sites of Uttrakhand: Gangotri, Yamunotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath. Apart from Char Dham, another pilgrimage site which holds equal significance is the Vaishno Devi.
These Hindu pilgrimage sites are not only fascinating to behold but they also intrigues the pilgrims by the significance behind their emergence. Haridwar, Rishikesh, Prayag (Allahabad), Ujjain, Omkareshwar, Amarnath, etc. are the places known primarily for being an abode to the most sacred pilgrimage sites.
Another famous pilgrimage form is the Shakti-Peeths which are located at different destinations in the country. The most prominent of this virgin goddess sites are to be located in Himachal Pradesh, Assam, West Bengal, Odisha, etc. Some more of such sites are included in the Hindu pilgrimage train tour. The tour includes a 21 day sojourn where the prominent pilgrimage destinations are covered from north to south. The destinations which are covered by the train trail are Delhi – Haridwar – Rishikesh – Devprayag – Rudraprayag – Joshimath – Badrinath – Agra – Puri – Jagannath Puri – Konark – Bhubaneshwar – Madurai – Rameshwaram – Chennai – Ahmedabad -Dwarka – Mumbai. Visitors sanctify their souls by visiting these most revered sites of India.