Spiritual Journey of India
Spirituality is the soul of India. This country is famous throughout the world for its spiritual richness . People too are very spiritual and religious. Since earlier days many saints and scholars from different religions have visited this country in search of spirituality. This is the country from where religions like Hinduism, Jainism, Sikhism and Buddhism originated. Apart from them other religions like Islam, Christianity etc, are equally revered in India.
India has some incredibly beautiful spiritual destinations located all over the country. From the majestic peaks of Himalayas to the ghats of holy Ganga to numerous other holy sites, one can go for an unforgettable spiritual journey through this majestic country. These spiritual destinations are always teemed with the visitors. People from any other religion can visit these places and learn about them. The serenity and aura surrounding these spiritual destinations for sure, will the touch your inner soul. Visitors can undertake spiritual journey depending up on the kind of faith they follow. A spiritual journey to India may finally end your search for the salvation and it may help you to connect with your soul.
Important Spiritual destination
India offers numerous spiritual destinations to the visitors. Each region of country has been blessed with some unbelievably beautiful spiritual destinations. Some of these spiritual destinations are situated in breathtaking locations. Some of the major spiritual destinations of Hindus are Haridwar, Varanasi, Kedarnath, Yamunotri, Jammu, Amarnath, Rameshwaram, Tirupati etc. Varanasi is perhaps the most popular destination of Hindus. The majestic ghats of Varanasi for long has attracted many travelers from across the globe. The holy temples located along these ghats are always crowded with the visitors. Hindus believe that on taking bath in the holy water of river Ganga at the ghats of Varanasi would absolve them from all their past sins. The Chardham comprising of Kedarnath, Badrinath, Yamunotri and Gangotri are very important spiritual destinations of Hindus.
India is an important spiritual destination for the Buddhist pilgrims. It is from this country that Buddhism originated and later on spread to rest of the world. Each year thousands of Buddhist followers from all over the world visit India in their quest for spirituality. Important Buddhist spiritual destinations are Bodhgaya, Sarnath, Vaishali, Nalanda, Dharamshala, Sikkim, Tawang, etc. Places like Bodhgaya, Vaishali and Nalanda have been part of Buddhism’s growth story in the country. Dharamshala which is the headquarter of the Tibetan government in exile and home of their spiritual leader Dalai Lama, has emerged as principle Buddhist spiritual destination in the last few decades. For the Sikhs Golden temple in Amritsar and Hemkund Sahib are two most revered spiritual destinations.
Two of the most popular spiritual destination of Islam are Dargah Haji Ali in Mumbai and Dargah Shariff of Ajmer. These two sites are very popular through out world. Even people from other religion visit these two popular spiritual destinations. For the Christians, spiritual tour to Goa and Kerala can be good options. These two states houses some old and sacred churches all.
Types of Journey
Each year thousands of devotees from all over the world undertake numerous spiritual journey in India. These spiritual tours have been in existence since old days. Whatever may be the type of tour you undertake, each one of them teaches you love and compassion. The best thing about embarking on a spiritual journey to India is that you don’t need to be follower of any particular religion to visit these destinations. Along with the spirituality, visitors will get rare chance to know the history of the origin of some religion.
Some of the popular spiritual tour undertaken in India are Amarnath Yatra, Kailash Mansarovar Yatra, Chardham Yatra, etc. Besides these popular tour, individuals can undertake spiritual journey through India at any given point of time. One can opt for long or short duration spiritual journey depending up on the interest of the individuals. Southern India also offer some incredible spiritual destinations.