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7 Divine Journeys To Pause Life and Embark Upon in Your 40s

7 Divine Journeys To Pause Life and Embark Upon in Your 40s

The 40s are the perfect time to discover sprirituality and take a break from life as you know it leaving respnsibilities aside for a bit. HolidayIQ reviewers have narroed down 7 jounreys that are perfect for you. 

1. Amritsar

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Temple | Golden Temple | Religious | Peace
HolidayIQ Reviewer Chintan adds, “Most beautiful place on the earth I visited the holy place in the evening hours. Let me start by first describing the approach road towards the Golden Temple. Absolutely clean and well lit. One could say you are roaming in the streets of Italy. The entire stretch is surrounded with eateries, locals shops, restaurants and some excellent antiques/statues all along. ” Read Full Review
HolidayIQ Reviewer Urvesh Bhatt says, “Simply beautiful and serene place This is one of the beautiful place I have ever been too. You cannot describe the beauty and its purity in words. Golden Temple will actually leave you speechless. ...If you are planning to visit Golden Temple, please try food at langar and the market in the front and back end of the temple is just mind blowing, also try to visit those market.” Read Full Review

2. Varanasi

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Temple | Ghat | Religious | Peace
HolidayIQ Reviewer Ajey Balaji V adds, “The evening aarti on the Dashashwamedh Ghat is soul enriching and makes your heart cry in pain when we see the pure and historical river being polluted endlessly. 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. Kashi - A place you can go only when you are entitled to step on it's blessed soil!” Read Full Review
HolidayIQ Reviewer Praneeth Bablu adds, “Varanasi, best of destination I was in ninth standard when I went to Varanasi along with my family. It was a very pleasant experience for me. ...Varanasi is the holy place of Hindus. It is also said that it is the place where no one does of hunger because it is a place of goddess Annapurna. She doesn't let any one die of hunger there. People run Nityannadana Satram and serve thousands of people every day. It is very great and proud to hear this. ” Read Full Review

3. Tirupati

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Temple | Religious | Peaceful | Pilgrimage
HolidayIQ Reviewer Neelima Nagabhusha says, “Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam is one of the well known venkateshwara temple that located in Chittoor district in Andhra Pradesh. Tirupathi turned as a famous Hindu pilgrim city because of Tirumala temple, which welcomes lakhs of people in a day. Devotees have a great faith in god (Lord Venkateshwara). ” Read Full Review
HolidayIQ Reviewer vishali telu says, “Solace under the heaven with lord One of the best place to visit in life. The air of the holy place contains lord venkateswara in it. The holy place is bestowed with blessings of lord in very minute part of it.” Read Full Review

4. Ajmer

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Shrine | Peace | Tomb | Culture
HolidayIQ Reviewer hemant prasad says, “Divine destination & a holy place We plan to visit Ajmer last year to visit famous Dargah Sharif. We heard about the Ajmer Dargah before and want to visit that place once. So our whole family decide to visit Ajmer. Ajmer Dargah is the dargah of Khwaja moinuddin chishti and holy place for Muslims. ” Read Full Review
HolidayIQ Reviewer Adesh Sidhu says, “Ajmer Sharif - Dargah for everyone It is an old Dargah and people from different religions come to visit this holy place. The Dargah is located at the heart of the city and it is approachable by foot. ” Read Full Review

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5. Rishikesh

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Ganga | Temple | Religious | Peaceful
HolidayIQ Reviewer Hemant Shekhar Rathore says, “Awesome experience at one of the top religious places in India Most people visit 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. People also go to Haridwar for visiting Mansa Devi and Chandi Devi temple. Both are situated at the hilltop and one can go there by walking the hilly terrain or by ropeway facility. ” Read Full Review
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".” Read Full Review

6. Vaishno Devi

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HolidayIQ Reviewer Pankaj Goel shares, “Its always peaceful to visit a holy place like Vaishno devi Vaishno Devi is a holy place mainly for Hindus which is situated in Katra in the State of Jammu & Kashmir. ” Read Full Review
HolidayIQ Reviewer Kundan Kumar shares, “Very religious place for hindus Jai Mata Di, it's the divine abode of Maa Vaishno Devi. The walk of 14kms from Katra to Bhavan is awesome, every one should experience the blessing of Maa atleast once in their lives. Must visit temple, ” Read Full Review

7. Bodhgaya

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Temple | Buddha | Peace | Religious
HolidayIQ Reviewer Prof P V L shares, “A soulful trip feels extremely spiritual It is all up to you how much you of the visit out get out of your visit, a personal experience....People coming there are extremely spiritual, polite and welcoming. A lady for instance, showed me the way of prostrating and praying and explained the significance. They are always willing to share.” Read Full Review
HolidayIQ Reviewer Mrinal Prasad shares, “Place of wisdom Mahabodhi Mandir (Temple)holds a very historic and spiritual value, it is a world heritage, if you are visiting Gaya this is the place from where you should start your day. It is believed that Gautam Budha attained the enlightenment here.” Read Full Review

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