Where are all the holy places located?

Varanasi
Varanasi
“Varanasi is one of the most ancient cities of learning. This was a place where hundreds of enlightened beings lived at a time. In every street, you had an enlightened being to meet.” A city as old as time....
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Trivandrum and Tiruvattar
Trivandrum and Tiruvattar
Sri Ananta Padmanabha Swamy Temple (Trivandrum) Sri Ananta Padmanabha temple is one of the most prominent temples of India. It is considered as one of the 108 Vaishnava temples (divya sthanam), one of the seven moksha sthalas and one of...
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Kanyakumari
Kanyakumari
Kanyakumari Kanyakumari formerly known as Cape Comorin, is a town in Kanyakumari district in the state of Tamil Nadu in India. It lies at the southernmost tip of the Indian subcontinent Kumari Amman (Kanyakumari) Temple, Kanyakumari The 3000-year-old Kumari...
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Ayodhya
Ayodhya
Ayodhya also known as Saket, is an ancient city of India, birthplace of Lord Rama and setting of the epic Ramayana. It is adjacent to Faizabad city at the south end in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Ayodhya used to be the capital of the ancient Kosala Kingdom. It has...
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Rameshwaram
Rameshwaram
Rameshwaram, a major pilgrim site about 160 km south-east of Madurai is held in high esteem by all. It is one of the most prominent holiest pilgrimage places in India. Rameshwaram The Ramnath Swamy Temple Holy Teerth and Sea...
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Nepal
Nepal
Some say that name Nepal comes from age old name “Nyaya pal”- means a place where both ruler and subjects diligently followed all rules and regulations enjoined in scriptures. Introduction To Nepal Holy Places to Visit in Nepal Swayambhunath...
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Chidambaram
Chidambaram
The traditional name of the temple complex, Chidambaram Tillai Nataraja-koothan Kovil. The mangrove forests houses the ancient Tillai trees (Exocoeria agallocha) surrounding the shrine. Chidambaram (The Temple Of Dancing Shiva) Meaning of Chidambaram Chidambaram Mahatmyam – The Legend. The...
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Srirangam
Srirangam
Srirangam, the premier Vaishnava temple in South India is the first and foremost among the 108 Vaishnava divyadesas. Srirangam (formerly Vellithirumutha gramam) and Thiruvarangam in Tamil is an island and a part of the city of Tiruchirapalli, in South...
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Madurai
Madurai
One of the South India’s greatest temple towns, Madurai, is synonymous with the celebrated Meenakshi Temple. Situated on the banks of river Vaigai, Madurai has a rich cultural heritage passed on from the great Tamil era more than 2500...
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Kumbakonam
Kumbakonam
Kumbakonam is the temple city of South India situated in Thanjavur district of Tamil Nadu. The city is famous for the Mahamaham festival that is celebrated once in 12 years in the Mahamaham tank located in the heart of...
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Utkal Desh (Orissa)
Utkal Desh (Orissa)
Amarda Bhadrak Bidal Narasimha Dandabhanga Gadeigiri Balikud Gopiballabhpur Jagannatha Puri Kapilash Dhenk Kataka Kendrapara Konark Nilagiri Remuna Tamaluk
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Tirupati
Tirupati
The place of Lord Sri Venkateswara, who is the all-pervading Lord of the Universe also known as the Lord of the Seven Hills. Introduction – Lord Sri Venkateswara Swamy Vaari Temple History behind Tirumala Hills and Sesadri Mountains Contest...
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Karauli (Karoli)
Karauli (Karoli)
Karauli is 182 km southeast of Jaipur and 100 km southwest of Mathura. Nearest railway station Hindon city 29 km which is on Western Railway. Madan Mohan Temple Sanatan Goswami and Madanmohan Deity
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Jaipur
Jaipur
Jaipur – Pink City Govindaji Temple Radha Gopinatha Temple Radha Damodara Temple Radha Vinoda Temple Near by Places Galta Temple
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Sri Vraj Mandal
Sri Vraj Mandal
Sri Vraja mandal consists of parts present day U.P. and Rajasthan spread over 84 kos (168 miles) around the city of Mathura. It is the pastime place of Sri Sri Radha Krishna and their associates. Whenever “Svayam Bhagvan” Sri...
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Navadvipa Dham
Navadvipa Dham
Sri Navadvipa Dhama is beautifully situated on the banks of the Ganges. There are nine islands (Nava means nine, dvipa means island). Every island is separated by a tributary of the river Ganges. On each of these islands Lord...
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Jagannatha Puri
Jagannatha Puri
There is a saying that “The Lord bathes at Rameshwaram. He meditates at Badrinayh. He enjoys the delicious offerings (of his devotees) at Jagannatha Puri and He goes to sleep at Dvaraka. Introduction to Jagannath Puri Glories of Jagannatha...
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Pandharpur
Pandharpur
Pandharpur, the spiritual capital of Maharashtra, wherein the Lord is worshiped as Sri Vitthala. His devotees also fondly call Him Vithobha or Panduranga. Pandharpur – The Land Of Lord Vitthal Story of Lord Coming Here to Meet Pundalik Morning...
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Dwarka
Dwarka
Dwarka is the sacred city where Lord Krishna, the Supreme Personality of Godhead, spent most of His time during His appearance on earth five thousand years ago. He performed wonderful pastimes there, including expanding into 16,108 forms and creating...
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Nashik
Nashik
Nashik is one of the most principle places in the Lila of Sri Sri Sita Ram Laxman. It is also one of the spots where the Kumbha Mela is held. Nashik Yatra How This Place Got The Name Panchavati...
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Dakor
Dakor
Dakor is famaus throughout Gujarat, India, for a deity of Lord Krishna named Ranchor Raya. Krsna gained fame as Ranchor Raya when He fled a battle, apparently out of fear. Actually, He wanted to prevent needless killing and attend...
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Ujjain
Ujjain
The Garuda Purana enumerates seven cities as giver of Moksha. They are Ayodhya, Mathura, Maya, Kasi, Kanchi, Avantika, Dvaraka. Avantika is also known as Ujjain. Introduction of Ujjain Places to Visit in Ujjain Other Stories Connected with Ujjain
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Udupi
Udupi
Udupi is known for the Krishna Mutt (Temple of Lord Krishna) and also native place of the Vaishnavite saint Shri Madhvacharya who founded the Krishna Mutt in the 13th century. Udupi Places in Udupi Shri Madhvacharya – Proponet of...
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Sudama Puri
Sudama Puri
The Birth place of Sudama – a dear friend of Lord Krishna. It is said that when Sudama visited Lord Krishna at Dwaraka, The Lord himself went barefooted to welcome him. Such was his greatness. Sudama Puri The Story...
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Ramtek
Ramtek
Ramtek was the place where Rama, the Hindu god, rested while he was in exile. Lord Ramachandra took a vow to relieve the world from the demons. ‘Tek’ means vow in local language, hence the word Ramtek comes from...
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Pushkar
Pushkar
Puskar lake is created by Brahma to perform an unprecedented Maha Yagna on the banks of Pushkara Tirtha. Simply by taking bath at Pushkar all the sins of a person are destroyed immediately. Pushkar Scriptural References The Position of...
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Nathdwara
Nathdwara
Nathdwara means ‘Gateway to Shrinathji’. Nathdwara is a significant Vaishnavite shrine pertaining to the Pushti Marg or the Vallabh Sampradaya, which was founded by Vallabha Acharya.” Nathdwara – Introduction Main Temple History of Nathdwara Darshan at Nathdwara Nathdwara Town...
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Melukote
Melukote
Ramanujacharya spent at least twelve years in Melukote (may-lu-ko-tay), setting up strict standards of deity worship still followed today. Melukote is also referred as Thirunarayanapuram or Yadavagiri or Vedagiri (means Veda hill from which Lord Dattatreya instructed his disciples)....
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Janakpur
Janakpur
Janakpur is the place of appearance of Goddess of Fortune – Sitadevi. It is over here that King Janaka found Sita Devi in a beautiful golden casket, which he had unearthed while ploughing the land. Janakpur Dham Geography and...
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Hampi
Hampi
This is the place where Lord Rama met his dearmost servant Hanuman. Introduction Important Sites at And Near Hampi The History of Vijayanagar Empire Lord Ramachandra in Kishkinda – Hampi
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Guruvayur
Guruvayur
Guruvayur houses the famous Guruvayur Sri Krishna Temple.The Guruvayur temple, also known as “Bhooloka Vaikunta”, believed to be at least 5,000 years old and the main deity is believed to have been installed by Brihaspati and Vayu. The temple...
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Gaya
Gaya
In Vedic society, after the death of a relative, especially one’s father or mother, one must go to Gaya and there offer oblations to the lotus feet of Lord Visnu. Therefore hundreds and thousands of men gather in Gayadaily...
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Chitrakoot
Chitrakoot
In Chitrakoot’s forests Rama, Sita and his brother Lakshmana spent eleven and half years of their fourteen years of exile. The great sage Atri, Sati Anasuya, Dattatreya, Maharshi Markandeya, Sarbhanga, Sutikshna and various other sages, seers, devotees and thinkers...
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Ahobilam
Ahobilam
This is the place where Lord Narasimha blessed Prahlada and killed the demon Hiranyakashipu. Ahobilam is located in Karnool district of Andhra Pradesh in the hills of the eastern ghats, about 400 KM northwest of Chennai. Ahobilam (Ahobalam) How...
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Somnath
Somnath
The holy place of the Aadi Jyotirling Shree Somnath Mahadev (first among the twelve Aadi Jyotirlings) and the sacred place from where Bhagvan Shri Krishna took his last journey to his Neejdham (Prabhas Teerth). Somnath Somnath – The Lord...
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