7 Pilgrimage Sites to Rejoice Inner-Self

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7 Pilgrimage Sites to Rejoice Inner-Self

Pilgrimage is a journey to a sacred place. Around the globe, there are many places of pilgrimage like Machu Picchu, the City of Bethlehem or the Ganges River, pilgrimage sites to rejoice inner self. However, going on a pilgrimage journey nourishes the soul and mind of a traveler. Getting in touch with the omnipotence power enrich your inner side. Perhaps, you get in contact with yourself, away from your anxiety and stress. Most noteworthy thing about holy land pilgrimage is the mysterious place. Even more the every corner of the pilgrimage sites consist aura of spirituality and wisdom. It provides a break from our hectic schedule and reconnects with our culture. Culture entails our religious duties towards other beings. Consequently, when you see the view of god and nature, you automatically cherish your soul. However, you can add these places into your bucket list of pilgrimage.

1. MECCA, Saudi Arabia

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It is regarded as the holiest place in Islam. Being second largest pilgrimage spot, approximately 13 million Muslims visit this city. Perhaps, it is a mandatory religious duty for Muslims to visit the pilgrimage to Mecca (Hajj) at least once in their lifetime. Unfortunately, Non-Muslims are not allowed to enter the holy city of Mecca. However, there are customs which Muslims are expected to follow.

2. CHAR DHAM

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Char Dham is a perfect pilgrimage for those who want to go for cultural rejuvenation. Although, it is a term revesed by Hindus that covers four scared places of India – Badrinath in north, Rameswaram in the south, Dwarka in the west, and Puri in the east. Probably, a sacred site in a Hindu’s lifetime, for spiritual gratification. Probably, seeing the image you will be wishing to visit the place.

3. OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE, Mexico

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In Mexico, Our Lady of Guadalupe is the most visited Catholic Church after Saint Peter’s Basilica. Almost 10 million people visit this place in a year. There is a myth that “Lady from Heaven” visits in the Church. Finally, plan a holiday to this place. As a result, the place has set many world records.


4. MAHABODHI TEMPLE, Bihar

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A Buddhist temple located in the city Bodh Gaya, Bihar. However, the most religious temple is designed by Buddhist monks. To seek the salvation, religious devotees visit the shrine. Lord Buddha obtained asceticism in this place itself.

5. LOURDES, France

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Celebrating the ascent of Virgin Mary’s, Lourdes is a popular shrine of France. Since 50 years ago, American devotees offer prayer to the shrine. Almost 5 million people visit this place, as it cures the people miraculously. In beginning year, Lourdes was a small town in France. Even more, the Roman Catholic Church declares that Virgin Mary visit this place.

6. STONEHENGE, England

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To see the famous stone, kept since 4,000 years. 80,000 visitors arrived this place which consists of mysterious sort of circle of upright circles. During summer or winter vacation, many people gathered around the shrine. Furthermore, you can sit here and enjoy the mystic beauty.

7. RUMI’S  TOMB, Turkey

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Being Persian poet, Rumi was culturally associated with Sufism. Indeed, Sufism is the voice of God. In recent times, visitors attracted the attention because of Sufi’s worldwide fame. A Sufi poet, who believe in one religion, however in omnipotence power. Perhaps, this Sufi poet is a inspirational figure. Because he is still living as a master in the world of poetry.

Add all these places in your holy land pilgrimage sites. Rather, it will purify inner soul and lead to salvation. Come in and cherish your soul and wisdom. Most noteworthy thing about pilgrimage site is that you can rejoice.

Whoever you may be, the god will always help you.

By | 2017-07-09T10:46:19+00:00 July 9th, 2017|Trending|31 Comments

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  1. J July 10, 2017 at 1:57 pm - Reply

    These look like great getaway spots to allow recentering.

    • Nishi Sahrawat July 11, 2017 at 12:55 pm - Reply

      Absolutely Right dear

  2. Aditi July 10, 2017 at 2:49 pm - Reply

    This is the ultimate list for inner peace. Stonehenge looks so beautiful 💙

    • Nishi Sahrawat July 11, 2017 at 12:56 pm - Reply

      Indeed !! every place is beautiful Aditi

  3. katriza July 10, 2017 at 4:30 pm - Reply

    These are awesome locations I would love to visit someday! Rejoice in our inner selves, I’ve never thought of that but I do know that these places would definitely make me feel at peace and rejuvenated!

    • Nishi Sahrawat July 11, 2017 at 12:57 pm - Reply

      Dear Katriza, I completely agree with your thoughts that for peace and rejuvenation, we can surely visit this place.

  4. Corinne & Kirsty July 10, 2017 at 5:34 pm - Reply

    I haven’t been to any of these places. Religious people would defo go there for prayer and pilgrimage. Non-religious people just to unwind and appreciate. xx corinne

    • Nishi Sahrawat July 11, 2017 at 12:58 pm - Reply

      Rofl, even I am too non-religious but sometime you know spiritual purification, we need this sort of holiday.

  5. Amber Myers July 10, 2017 at 8:30 pm - Reply

    Oh wow, all these places are breathtaking. I would love to go to any of these. I was at Stonehenge years ago.

    • Nishi Sahrawat July 11, 2017 at 12:59 pm - Reply

      So how was your experience of Stonehenge, we will be more glad if you share that experience with our readers.

  6. Jessica Taylor July 10, 2017 at 9:12 pm - Reply

    Wow these places look amazing! Inner peace is so important!

    • Nishi Sahrawat July 11, 2017 at 1:00 pm - Reply

      Perhaps, Jessica these places are amazing for inner peace and self- beautification

  7. Heather Johnson July 10, 2017 at 9:37 pm - Reply

    All these places sound interesting to visit. The only place that I really really want to go to is Stonehenge, which I think would be super neat to check out in person.

    • Nishi Sahrawat July 11, 2017 at 1:01 pm - Reply

      Ditto, Heather even I will be visiting Stonehenge as its within myself that this post is calling me.

  8. Ashvin Nankoo July 10, 2017 at 9:49 pm - Reply

    I’ve been to Stone Henge but only for a touristic visit but never as a pilgrimage visit. I would love to visit the Char Dham, it looks gorgeous and quite relaxing!

    • Nishi Sahrawat July 11, 2017 at 1:02 pm - Reply

      Being Indian, I will love to call you to Char Dham. You will feel mystic beauty in the lapse of mountains.

  9. Ana De- Jesus July 11, 2017 at 12:33 am - Reply

    While I might not be religious I do think that religious sites are incredibly beautiful. Rumi’s tomb has to be one of the most beautiful religious sites I have ever seen!

    • Nishi Sahrawat July 11, 2017 at 1:04 pm - Reply

      Dear Ana De- Jesus read Rumi’s thoughts and ideas it’s more amazing and his words will capture your attention for surely.

  10. Muna Kenny July 11, 2017 at 2:07 am - Reply

    I’ve been to Mecca one time for Omrah and I hope I can go there again for Haj. What a peaceful experience!

    • Nishi Sahrawat July 11, 2017 at 1:05 pm - Reply

      However, every religious place is indeed peaceful. God exist everywhere and we reconnect with the power easily.

  11. Claudia Krusch July 11, 2017 at 2:16 am - Reply

    Our Lady of Guadalupe looks like an amazing church. I am hoping to be in Mexico this winter. I will have to see if I can go see it.

    • Nishi Sahrawat July 11, 2017 at 1:06 pm - Reply

      Go for it Claudia and do share your experience with us

  12. Ophelia Tang July 11, 2017 at 7:21 am - Reply

    These sits are so beautiful and speak to our souls. Thanks for sharing.
    XOXO

    • Nishi Sahrawat July 11, 2017 at 1:06 pm - Reply

      Absolutely Ophelia, these places are beautiful and peaceful ones

  13. Elizabeth O July 11, 2017 at 8:55 am - Reply

    They are all magnificent spiritual sites and I hope to visit all of them in this lifetime. Rumi’s tomb must be fascinating. He is one of my all time favorite poets.

    • Nishi Sahrawat July 11, 2017 at 1:07 pm - Reply

      Ditto, Elizabeth Rumi is even my favorite poet. His poetry just purifies my soul and heart.

  14. Idrees khan July 11, 2017 at 6:19 pm - Reply

    THIS IS QUITE AWESOME BLOG AND QUITE INFORMATIVE , hOPE TO VISIT THESE PLACES .

  15. ohmummymia July 11, 2017 at 8:32 pm - Reply

    I haven’t been in those places but would love to visit them! Maybe I will see Stonehenge in September

  16. Rosey July 12, 2017 at 1:02 pm - Reply

    So many lovely places. We were this close to Stonehenge but didn’t have time to get over there. Bummer.

  17. Mary July 12, 2017 at 6:07 pm - Reply

    I have heard so much about pilgrimage, but have never actually made any research on them. This has really helped me to gain more insight and hopefully will plan to go on one soon. I havemy eyes on Our Lady of Guadalupe.

  18. Jennifer L July 13, 2017 at 5:26 am - Reply

    Amazing pilgrimages for sure. I’ve been to stonehedge and its an incredible site. I want to see the Lady of Guadalupe as I grew hearing all the miracles and experiences people have had visiting.

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