Holy Places in Uttarakhand


Holy Places in Uttarakhand: Uttarakhand garnered with the title of “The Land of Gods” is the abode of several Hindu Gods and Goddesses . It is believed that the snowbound Himalayan peaks of Uttarakhand serve as the home to many deities. The serene holy rivers like Ganga, Yamuna and Alaknanda nourishes and blesses the karmaic souls with their holiness. Many Hindus believe that bathing in the holy water of the rivers will cleanse the spirit and get rid of the sins.

The presence of several ancient shrines, hidden cave temples, Gurudwara and mosques make Uttarakhand a spiritually uplifting religious place to visit. People from different caste, creed, religion and sect can visit the various divine places of faith in Uttarakhand. The lush green Tapovans, old ashrams, holy retreats and Yoga/Meditation centres offers spiritual and mental bliss to the tourists.

Char Dham Yatra, Kumbh Mela and much more in Uttarakhand:

The religious fairs and festivals held in Uttarakhand bring hordes of tourists to take part in the spiritual pilgrimage journey. To name a few there are Kumbh Mela, Ganga Dussehra, Nanda Devi Fair, Uttarayani Fair, Ardh Kumbh Mela etc.

Char Dham Yatra in Uttarakhand is another auspicious spiritual sojourn which brings heavy flow of tourism in Uttarakhand. This famous pilgrimage is also known as the Chota Char Dham Yatra in Uttarakhand. It covers places like Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath.

Holy places in Uttarakhand:

f you are a religious person who wish to satiate the holy bliss then you must visit Uttarakhand once. The heavenly aura of the sacred places like Rishikesh, Haridwar, Devprayag, Karnaprayag, Vishnuprayag etc. will entice you for a rendezvous with the hills.

If you want to pay obeisance at some of the devotional places snuggled in the hilly areas of Uttarakhand then you should visit temples like Chitai Golu Devta Mandir, Purnagiri Temple, Patal Bhubaneshwar Cave Temple, Binsar Mahadev Temple and Chandrabadni Temple that are quite popular in the region.

Here is a list of holy places in Uttarakhand:

  1. Kedarnath
  2. Gangotri
  3. Badrinath
  4. Yamunotri
  5. Haridwar
  6. Rishikesh
  7. Tungnath
  8. Devprayag
  9. Dhari Devi
  10. Chitai
  11. Patal Bhuvaneshwar
  12. Kalimath
  13. Kasar Devi
  14. Triyuginarayan
  15. Jageshwar Dham

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