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Pilgrimages

See Mount Kailash Up Close

Mount Kailash, possibly the holiest mountain in the world, notoriously difficult to access due to its remote location is a pilgrimage which if you can make, it is definitely worth making. Mount Kailash is in Tibet, and about 2 days drive from any civilisation. For those of you who might not be keen on the long trek or unable to …

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The Single Largest Peaceful Gathering In Human History!

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On 15 February 2013, around 30 million people gathered to bathe in the holy Ganges River in Allahabad, India. It was the most auspicious day, Mauni Amavasya Snan, of the 2013 festival the Kumbh Mela. There Are 4 Versions Of The Kumbh Mela The mela takes place once every 3 years at one of 4 places – Allahabad, Haridwar, Ujjain and Nashik. …

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The Char Dham Yatra Significance

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The Char Dham Yatra Significance The Char Dham Yatra is a pilgrimage done by Hindus visiting four of the most sacred sites in Hinduism: Badrinath in the North Rameswaram in the South Dwarka in the West Jagannath Puri in the East It is of major significance as it symbolises the four yugas (ages) of Hinduism, as well as the four …

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The Amarnath Yatra Route And Importance

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Amarnath Yatra Route The Amarnath Yatra is one of the holiest pilgrimages a Hindu can take. It is a physically challenging trek which should not be attempted without a decent amount of  health to start with. Several hundred people have passed away due to health issues while attempting this pilgrimage so please look after yourself if you are planning to …

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