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12 Places to Experience Divinity With Close Friends

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You do everything with this bunch of people - watch movies, go pub hopping, shopping. It is time you went on a soul searching journey with this bunch who knows you best. HolidayIQ reviewers suggest a list to convince your gang to head out to on your next holiday. 

1. Amritsar

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HolidayIQ Reviewer Nikhil Pandey shares, “Fabulous place with a epic history for Sikhs Excellent beauty and work of gold on the whole give a excellent shine at the time of evening and night especially its beauty increased at the time of Diwali. It is place providing peace even after a huge crowd is there. The place is providing shelter and food to every people with all time langar going on. Excellent beauty with a small lake. All this adds up extra beauty to the temple.”

HolidayIQ Reviewer Sankar Narayanan says, “joined the numerous devotees waiting in the bridge connecting the Harmandir Sahib gurudwara at the Golden temple. The Harmandir Sahib is the Holy place for the Sikhs....In the sanctum the Holy Granth Sahib is placed and worshiped. When you approach this Holy place, you get the positive, soulful and peaceful vibration gripping you. ”

2. Puri

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HolidayIQ Reviewer Bineet Nayak says, “The Konark Suntemple is a magnificent temple with unique architecture. ... It is shaped like a giant chariot is a 13th-century Hindu temple dedicated to the Sun God that marks the highest point of achievement of Kalinga architecture depicting the grace, joy and the rhythm of life....This Konark temple just tells us that we should drink the light of the Sun God as per our thirst only. Even sun God shines for the moment only on the temple even though it is built for him. Sun is not hiding in it. See the beauty....Adding to the plus points there is a very clean sea beach nearby,”

HolidayIQ Reviewer Abinash Sahu adds, “Beautiful temple with incredible architecture Temple is awesome with incredible Kalinga Architecture”

3. Tirupati

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HolidayIQ Reviewer Neelima Nagabhusha adds, “Great Holy Place in AP Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam is one of the well known venkateshwaratemple that located in Chittoor district in Andhra Pradesh. Tirupathi turned as a famous Hindu pilgrim city because of Tirumalatemple, which welcomes lakhs of people in a day.... Once you reach the place you will forget%2

4. Varanasi

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HolidayIQ Reviewer Ajey Balaji V adds, “Be it an Indian or a Guest from another country, the Kashi Vishwanathtemple is bound to attract one like a flower beckoning a bee. ...The evening aarti on the Dashashwamedh Ghat is soul enriching ... If you want to witness the Aarti in its best, make sure you reach the Ghat by 6. 30 and hire a boat and go to the other side and watch the spiritual magic unfold.”

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5. Haridwar

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HolidayIQ Reviewer Gaurav Kocher says, “In evening you can also join the world famous Ganga aarti. ...You can alsovisit other places like Chandi Mandir, Bheem Gora and many more all are just at a walking distance.”

HolidayIQ Reviewer himanshu bahukhandi says, “The wonders of Haridwar Chandi Devi temple is said to be one of the most spiritual place in Haridwar and I myself have visited there many times. Chandi Devitemple is the place where you can find the true spirituality of Haridwar and there is a saying that you should probably visit Chandi Devi temple if you are visiting Haridwar. ”

6. Dwarka

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HolidayIQ Reviewer Thulaseedharan Achary says, “Ancient Historic place Bet Dwarka is an island and it is 3 km away from the sea shore OKHA of Gujarat. Legend says Bet Dwarka was once the royal palace and kingdom of god Sri Krishna and here is where Kuchelan arrived for seeing his friend Krishna with Anvil. ...visit of Bet Dwarka and maintemple is a good experience. This island area is in one sense a town ship. Sufficient boats are available for carrying passengers to the other end and there is no sort of difficulty. So those who arevisiting Dwarka must definitelyvisit this historic spot.”

7. Ajmer

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HolidayIQ Reviewer Trevor Saldanha adds, “A place with millions of Devotees from various parts of the world The Dargah Sharif houses the Hazrat Khwaja Moinuddin Hassan Chishty Shrine & is located in the old part of Ajmer. ”

HolidayIQ Reviewer Ashok Wadhwa adds, “An experience of a lifetime India's most important pilgrimage for people from all faiths. The splendid tomb of Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti is next only to Mecca or Medina for muslims. Built in the 13th century, this mausoleum has a gigantic entrance gate. 2 massive cauldrons in the courtyard were donated by Akbar and Jahangir. ”

8. Ujjain

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HolidayIQ Reviewer Saurabh Gupta shares, “Visit to Mahakaleshwar was wonderful and divine. It is one of the twelve Jyotirlingatemples of Shiva in India. The Mahakaleshwartemple isvisited by thousands of pilgrims every day. The sanctum sanctorum of thetemple is below ground level and thetemples of other gods”

HolidayIQ Reviewer Krishna Reddy says, “Mahakaleshwar is one of the Jyotirlingas and famous Hindu temple Ujjain Mahakaleshwar is one of the famous Hindutemples of Lord Shiva situated on the banks of Shipra River in Ujjain City.”

HolidayIQ Reviewer Krishna Reddy shares, “Harsiddhi mata temple is one of the 52 Shakti peethas Harsiddhi temple is one of the most famous shakti peeth among all the shakti peethas of our country. It is located in Ujjain near Shipra River. The idol of Mata Harsiddhi is wonderful and beautiful. It gives a Devotional emotion after vision of God. Intemple there are 3 Goddess one on top of another. The three Goddess are Annapurna, Harsiddhi and Kali are placed one above the other.”

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9. Shirdi

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HolidayIQ Reviewer chethan sharma shares, “A Divine Experience-Shirdi Travellers!!...The place is divine and you can feel a positive vibe of energy can get Prasadam from shop and you are allowed to take it inside, where you will have to handover to the priest near the sanctum. The prasadam will be returned to you after seeking the blessings of Lord Sai Baba. ”

HolidayIQ Reviewer Sankar Narayanan says, “'Come unto me, I will take care' is what the place resembles Samadhi Mandir is the place where Sai Baba was laid to rest. It's a samadhi and Sai Baba, in a sitting posture blesses the devotees whovisit the mandir. Sai Sansthan, Shirdi, manages the affairs of the Samadhi Mandir, Gurusthan, Dwarakamayi and Chavadi. ”

10. Vaishno Devi

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HolidayIQ Reviewer Prabal Awasthi shares, “A religious experience of Maa Vaishno Devitemple, Katra, Jammu”

11. Rishikesh

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HolidayIQ Reviewer Hemant Shekhar Rathore adds, “Awesome experience at one of the top religious places in India Most peoplevisit Haridwar to take a dip in Holy Ganga river, particularly in Har Ki Pauri area. The dip in itself has calming influence on you. In the evening there is Ganga Aarti by various priests, which in itself is different experience. The mantra chanting, the reflection of arti in Ganga, and the crowd, provides you an experience of a lifetime. ”

HolidayIQ Reviewer Subodh Bisht adds, “A lovely experience Beatles Ashram named because the world famous beatles Band stayed here in 1968 and and wrote many songs here. They also composed and sung the "The Rishikesh song".”

12. Bodhgaya

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HolidayIQ Reviewer Bishwaksen Bandyopadhyay shares, “UNESCO site steeped in History This is one of the holiest sites of Buddhism. It is here that Gautama attained moksha and became a Buddha. There has been atemple here for more than thousand years now. The current one has been extensively renovated a few decades ago. There are numerous chaityas surrounding the maintemple. The Mahabodhi Tree lies just behind thetemple. The external wall of thetemple is adorned with numerous niches carrying sculptures of the Buddha.”

HolidayIQ Reviewer Biswa Ranjan Patnaik says, “Architecturally beautifultemple It is atemple very well worthvisiting on account of its historical importance. If one has the time, one must spend some time meditating under the Bodhi Tree. ”

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