Srisailam is a holy town in the Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh that has many ancient temples. There are numerous Srisailam visiting places if you want to visit this temple town over the weekend. You can take a road trip from Hyderabad or Bangalore and visit this holy town and visit the ancient temples that have a rich architecture and a cultural heritage. This is how you can plan your itinerary for a 4-day Srisailam trip.
Stupa in India or in the world they have unique construction and architecture and depict the diversity of religions. India has a unique heritage and culture and these stupas in India depict the Buddhist faith in India over many centuries. Buddhism has its roots in India and has originated in 2000 B.C. Most of these stupas are a few centuries old and these stupas in India have been built to honor Lord Buddha and his teachings. Here is a list of top 30 Buddhist stupas in India, their architecture and history.
The Lotus temple is built with the Iranian architecture. It is based on the Baha’i Faith and is built on mystical 9 properties of Bahai belief. This monument is spread across 26 acres of land and is surrounded by landscaped gardens. This Lotus temple is one of the best tourist attraction which is located in New Delhi tourism. The lotus temple is made in white marble stone from inside and outside both. It signifies purity, beauty, and tranquility. From an aerial view, it looks like a blooming lotus. People of all religious faith visit this Baha’i lotus temple.
Tourists need to follow a set procedure to be able to go to Amarnath Temple Yatra for pilgrimage. It is important to get the Amarnath Yatra registration done before going to Amarnath yatra for safety and security as the tracks are mountainous. In a day 7500 registrations are made and 15000 pilgrims allowed. Tourists who are below 13 years of age and above 75 years of age are not allowed to take this pilgrimage. That said, newborns are not allowed on this pilgrimage. You can get the registration form for the yatra from various banks in India. To be able to apply for this registration you need a health certificate. The Compulsory Health Certificate(CHC) is a format that available online on all the yatra websites. You need to clear this certificate as this pilgrimage is located at a higher altitude where there is extreme cold, humidity, and ultraviolet rays.
Maa Kamakhya Devi is a form of Goddess Parvati. The temple dedicated to goddess Kamakhya is one of the shakti Peeth located in Guwahati in Assam. When Sati’s corpse was mutilated, her yoni fell at this place. She is the bleeding goddess who menstruates. Childless couple prays to this goddess for children. She is a tantric goddess who fulfills all desires and provides salvation. She is the bride of Lord Shiva who had come to this place in secret to copulate with him. It is said that in the month of June the goddess menstruates and the river Brahmaputra turns red at that time.
Sai Baba was a saint and lived in Maharashtra making many miracles and healing the distressed. People from all over the world from all religions and ethnicities visit Shirdi Saibaba temple to take the blessings of Saibaba. Shirdi is a sacred pilgrimage for people of all religions who have faith in Saibaba. Saibaba lived like a mendicant and was a guru of people when he lived. Shirdi is located in the Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra.
Badrinath Mandir is one of the sacred pilgrimages for Hindus in the state of Uttarakhand in India. The Badrinath Dham is a temple that has Lord Vishnu as the main deity. Badrinath temple yatra is one of the holiest shrines of Lord Vishnu. This temple is situated on the banks of Alaknanda river in the mountainous range of the Himalayas.
Bhojpur is a historical town in Madhya Pradesh. The name Bhojpur is derived from the King Bhoj of the Paramara dynasty. King Bhoj was a scholar and a righteous king that made him one of the most celebrated kings in the history of India. He constructed many temples in Bhojpur of which only a few are left. One of the famous temples is Bhojeshwar temple, commonly know as Bhojpur temple. Here we learn more about the Bhojpur temple history, architecture, facts and how to reach Bhojpur from Bhopal.
Ujjain is the city for the Hindu Devotees which is called “The Temple City”. As it is the city which is covered with small and big and old temples which make a religious city in India to visit. It is also a city with historic places to visit in Ujjain tourism. It is residing on the banks of River Shipra, as it is famous for the venue called Kumbh Mela. Therefore, no one can turn back as this city is filled with showers of blessings of God. Mahakaleshwar Temple is one of the famous Mandir Ujjain Madhya Pradesh.
Ujjain is also one of the renowned city as it is also the educational hub for various Indian Scholars. The wealth of Ujjain in respect of architecture, religions and educational values makes a topmost attraction amongst for most of the Indian travelers as well as foreigners.
Prayagraj (Allahabad) city is situated on the meeting point of the rivers Yamuna, Ganga, and Saraswati rivers of India. This meeting point is called “Triveni” which is the meeting point of three rivers. The city was named originally “Prayag” (Place of Offerings) and is the holiest cities for the Hindus in India. It is located at eastern Uttar Pradesh where Kumbh Mela takes places every 12 years. The Mughal Emperor Akbar visited this city and renamed this city to Allahabad which was later changed to Allahabad. This Allahabad City was invaded by the Marathas which was the provincial capital city of Mughal Empire. This place has been mentioned in the old text of Vedas. Lord Brahma organized a sacrificial ritual at this place. This city has become a city of pilgrims and also a booming center in Indian Economy, here are the list of some of the famous places to visit in Prayagraj (Allahabad) tourism.