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Pilgrimage Places in India
Pilgrimage Places in India - Hinduism
Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri, and Yamunotri are Holy places for Hindus. Kumbh Mela is a mass Hindu pilgrimage of faith in which Hindus gather to bathe in a sacred river. It is held every third year at one of the four places by rotation namelyHaridwar, Allahabad (Prayaga), Nashik and Ujjain. Shravani Mela of Deoghar. Pitrapaksha Mela of Gaya are also important for Hindus. Varanasi is one of the main pilgrimage site. Vaishno Devi temple in Jammu is also famous. Hindu pilgrimage list includes Rishikesh in Uttarakhand, Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh, Swami Ayyappan - Sabarimala in Kerala, Madurai, Rameshwaram and Kancheepuram in Tamil Nadu, Konark and Puri in Odisha
Pilgrimage Places in India - Islam
Hazratbal is a famous pilgrim destination for Muslims in India. Dargah of Moinuddin Chishti, Ajmer attracted by Islam followers from various parts of World. Haji Ali Dargah is also a pilgrimage destination for Islams.
Kerala have largest number of Christian Population in India. Vatican canonized three saints from Kerala. Tomb of St. Alphonsa at Bharananganam, Tomb of St. Euphrasia at Ollur and Tomb of St. Kuriakose Elias Chavara at Mannanam are important places in Kerala for Christians. Goa have many churches and Bom Jesus Basilica in Old Goa is famous becuase Tomb of St. Francis Xavier is remain here. St. Thomas Mount near Chennai where St. Thomas was martyred & Vailankanni church are pilgrimage places for Christians in Tamilnadu.
Pilgrimage Places in India - Sikhism
Punjab have largest number of Sikh Population in India. Golden Temple at Amritsar is a famous pilgrim place for Sikh. Other famous pilgrimage places in Punjab are Anandpur Sahib , Baba Bakala , Gobindwal Sahib , Taran Taran and Sirhind. Patna Sahib regarded as very sacred by the Sikhs in India India. HemKund Sahib in Uttar Pradesh, Nanded Sahib in Maharastra and Paonta Sahib in Himachal Pradesh are also pilgrim destination for Sikhism followers.
Pilgrimage Places in India - Buddhism
Mahabodhi Temple at Bodh Gaya in Bihar is know for Enlightenment of Buddha. Buddha's cremation stupa at Kushinagar , Buddha's Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta at Sarnath, Sravasti in Uttar Pradesh, Rajgir and Nalanda in Bihar are important Pilgrimage places for Buddhist. Monasterys at Ladakh, Gangtok, Darjeeling etc. is attracted by tourists.
Pilgrimage Places in India - Jainism
Shri Digamber Jain Bada Mandir is the oldest Jain Temple in Hastinapur,Uttar Pradesh. Shravanabelagola in Karnataka, Anantnath Swami Temple near Kalpetta in Wayanad, Kerala are pilgrim places for Jain people. Shikharji (Parasnath Hill) in Jharkhand, is a Jain pilgrimage site, believed to be the place where many of the Tirthankaras attained Nirvana. Jal Mandir at Pawapuri in Bihar is also a pilgrimage destination for Jains in India. Digambar Jain Temples in India
Pilgrimage Places in India - Zoroastrianism
The Zoroastrians take pilgrimage trips in India to the eight Atash Behrams (Fire of Victory) in India and one in Yazd (Iran). Iranshah Atash Behram at Udvada, Desai Atash Behram at Navsari, Vakil Atash Behram in Surat and Modi Atash Behram at Surat are pilgrim places in Gujarat. Dadiseth Atash Behram, Wadia Atash Behram, Banaji Atash Behram and Anjuman Atash Behram are located in Mumbai.
Tirumala Venkateswara Temple in Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, Swami Ayyappa Temple in Sabarimala, Kerala, Vaishno Devi Temple in Katra, Jammu and Kashmir are famous religious places for hindus. Golden Temple in Amritsar, Punjab, Bom Jesus Basilica in Old Goa, Ranakpur Jain Temple in Pali, Rajasthan, Mahabodhi Temple in Bodhgaya, Bihar are famous pilgrimage places for sikhs, christians, jains and buddhist. Moinuddin Chishti in Ajmer is a famous place for muslims in India. Moinuddin Chishti is located in Ajmer.