Dham, in Sanskrit, the most ancient language, means a ‘holy place’. Essentially a ‘holy place’ is a platform to experience the divine, as these places purify the consciousness of the pilgrim. In particular as revealed in various Vedic scriptures, a place is made ‘holy’ by the presence of the Lord and His pure devotees.Welcome to holydham.com- an endeavor to present an encyclopedia to broadcast the glories of such places and sites, which have stood witness to the pastimes of the Lord, His various incarnations and His eternal associates spread around what is today known as the Indian Subcontinent.

Besides, all the holy places as excavated and glorified through ages in the Vedic religion, as described at this website, every temple of the Supreme Personality of Godhead, Lord Krishna, is a ‘holy place’ where one could easily connect to Him. To facilitate more and more people reconnect to the very roots of the existence, the Supreme Lord, the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) has opened centers in almost every country.