India at a Glance
India, known as the land of spirituality and philosophy, was the birthplace of three world religions, Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism. The most dominant religion in India today is Hinduism and about 80% of Indians are Hindus. Spirituality and mystical charm have always drawn people from all over the world to India. As the world becomes increasingly capitalistic and materialist, the quest and urgency for spirituality grows more and more. The traditional Indian way of life has helped in the evolution and growth of Spiritualism. Arts like Yoga, Meditation and Ayurveda coupled with religion have played an important role in the evolution and existence of spirituality in India. India is the land of gods and diverse religions where lies the serenity of its heritage. In India, spirituality and religion are part of everyday life. Its famed spirituality has made it a popular destination for spiritually-inclined travelers and seekers for decades. Set out on a spiritual pilgrimage, stay in ashrams in India to connect with your inner self. Most Hindu places of pilgrimage are associated with legendary events from the lives of various gods.... Almost any place can become a focus for pilgrimage, but in most cases they are sacred cities, rivers, lakes, and mountains. Hindus are encouraged to undertake pilgrimages during their lifetime, though this practice is not considered absolutely mandatory. Most Hindus visit sites within their region or locale
Duration : 08 Nights / 09 Days
Destinations : Delhi - Jaipur - Agra - Varanasi - Bodhgaya - Vaishali - Kushinagar - Lumbini - Kapilvastu - Sravasti - Lucknow
Duration : 15 Nights - 16 Days
Destination : Delhi - Haridwar - Barkot - Yamunotri - Harsil - Gangotri - Uttarkashi - Kedarnath - Joshimath - Badrinath - Valley of Flower - Hemkund Sahib
Duration : 03Days / 04 Nights
Destination : Delhi - Rishikes - Auli - Delhi
Duration : 07 Nights / 08 Days
Destination : Delhi - Varanasi - Khajuraho - Agra - Delhi
Kumbh Mela: Kumbh Mela is the largest pilgrimage recorded in history. Kumbh Mela is also credited with the largest gathering of humans in the entire world. The location is rotated among Allahabad, Haridwar, Nashik, and Ujjain.
Char Dham (Famous Four Pilgrimage sites): The four holy sites Puri, Rameswaram, Dwarka, and Badrinath (or alternatively the Himalayan towns of Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri, and Yamunotri) compose the Char Dham (four abodes) pilgrimage circuit.
Old Holy cities as per Puranic Texts: Varanasi formerly known as Kashi, Allahabad formerly known as Prayag, Haridwar-Rishikesh, Mathura-Vrindavan, and Ayodhya.
Major Temple cities: Puri, which hosts a major Vaishnava Jagannath temple and Rath Yatra celebration;
Katra, home to the Vaishno Devi temple;
Three comparatively recent temples of fame and huge pilgrimage are Shirdi, home to Sai Baba of Shirdi,
Tirumala - Tirupati, home to the Tirumala Venkateswara Temple; and Sabarimala,where Swami Ayyappan is worshipped.
Shakti Peethas: Another important set of pilgrimages are the Shakti Peethas, where the Mother Goddess Kali is worshipped. The two principal ones being Kalighat and Kamakhya.