Pages tagged with Pilgrimage

By definition a pilgrim is actually different with recreation. It is interesting to see that traveling to the Holy Land may be categorized as recreation and pilgrimage. The value of the spiritual journey becomes diffuse.
A large number of highest Temple towers dot the skyline of the state of Tamil Nadu in India. The Tamils had been the most skilled Temple builders. These Temples are landmarks of the celebrated heritage of the Tamil speaking people.
"The Buddha’s dharma didn’t teach peace and relaxation; it taught awakening—often rude awakening.” ― Jay Michaelson, Evolving Dharma: Meditation, Buddhism, and the Next Generation of Enlightenment
This is often the site regardless of the mix of characters DHAM Lord Krishna 's brother Balabhadra and sister Subhadra worship on picket picture. Recent years have just about the main temple was designed by Raja Choda Ganga Deva and Raja Tritiya Ananga Bhima Deva.
This is an account of everyday material scenery I experienced when walking through Vrindavan, a pilgrimage place about 3 hours from Delhi, the place where Lord Krishna was a child. This special place is dense with spiritual reality. People generally believe in all being the will of L...
Sakyamuni meditated on this Peak 2600 years ago. Would you like to visit it?
River Ganges or Ganga is the holiest river for the Hindu people. It is the most sacred river in India which absolves all your sins by taking a holy bath in the river. Maha Kumbh or Kumbh Mela is an important festival held at Allahabad every 12 years when most of the Hindus and the hol...
What is pilgrimage? Is it worshipping god stepping over the corpse of a fellow human being? What happens to the limping man in the cave?
Kerala is known as God's own country. There are many religious destinations. Pilgrimages are made to many temples, churches and mosques each year by devotees from all over the world.
Life in Singapore is full of colour as the festivals celebrated by the Muslims in Singapore show.
A glimpse of the rituals performed at the beginning of the Kasi yatra
Why the confusion about the starting point for a Kasi yatra?
Getting set for a pilgrimage! To benefit from a pilgrimage one needs to prepare well
Pilgrimage is a way God answers our yearning to physically travel to discover God and the truths about ourselves. This page is a brief introductory commentary of my unique experiences in India.
The Narmada river could be the oldest river on earth. Rocks from the Precambrian and Paleozoic ages are found in a valley that she flows through. According to her devotees, she is a mother goddess who provides for them materially and spiritually; the giver of immortal bliss.
Hundreds of people still visit the place a goat performed the ritual pooja of Lord Ayyappa. It happened in South India a few days ago.
Every year in January, millions of people visit Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple, located in a mountain range in Kerala, South India. It is one of the few famous Hindu temples in India that is open to people of all faiths.
Upto 3 millions visit Mecca, a city and a valley in Saudi Arabia where Prophet Abraham made the Kaaba for the worship of ONE God. Muslims still follow his footsteps and once in their lives have to go there to do his rituals, if they can afford it. This cleanses them of all sins and a ...
Hinduism is known as a religion of fasts, feasts and festivals. Pilgrimages and festivals in Hinduism have a very great significance. The pilgrimages have become a part of their ritual life. Rich and poor of all castes and classes consider it an inevitable necessity for their spiritua...
July and August are months of pilgrimage to the temples of fraternity. It strengthens relationships as well as spiritual life. Reading Ramayana is fulfilled only by this pilgrimage.
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