Best Destinations for Spiritual Tour to South India

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Spiritual Tour to South India

Spiritual Tour to South India, South India Religious Places

Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh-

Popular among the tourists for the golden habitat of Lord Venkateshwara Swami, Tirupathi is a temple city in Chittoor District of Andhra Pradesh. A city covered with lush green vegetation and not-so-high hills, Tirupati is visited by Hindus from across the world irrespective of their castes and beliefs. Tiru in Telugu means Shri (Laxmi) and Pati denotes husband. So the literal meaning of Tirupati is the husband of Laxmi, i.e. Vishnu. There are several myths and legends associate with the formation of the Tirumala Venkateswara Devasthanam. And it is claim to be the most reputed religious sites in the world in terms of visitors visiting the temple and the amount of donation it gets every year.

Did You Know: Even though Hindu married women are not supposed to shave their head, but out of devotion they often donate their hair in Tirupati.

Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu-

Located on the Vegavathy River, Kanchipuram is a city in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. And counted among the seven Indian cities where one can attain moksha. One of the most important pillars of spiritual tour to south India, Kanchipuram houses some of the most revered Hindu temples found in India. Kanchi Matha, the headquarter of Hindu monastic institution. Most religious site of Kanchipuram & claim to be found by Hindu Saint Adi Shankara. Other popular pilgrimage sites in kanchipuram are Varadharaja Perumal Temple, Ekambareswarar Temple, Kamakshi Amman Temple, and Kumarakottam Temple.

Did You Know: Among the 108 temples of Lord Vishnu, 14 are found in Kanchipuram.

Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu-

Popular among the believers for the auspicious Kumari Amman Temple and astonishing Vivekanda Rock Memorial. Cape Comorin or Kanyakumari is one of the most famous pilgrimage travel destinations in South India. Kanyakumari is a district of Tamil Nadu and attracts people from across the globe. For being situate at the southern-most tip of Indian peninsula. The city gets its name from the temple of Devi Kanyakumari (Kumari Amman Temple), an incarnation of goddess Durga. The temple of Kanyakumari is counted among the 108 Shaktipeethas dedicated to the female form of supreme energy, Goddess Durga and visited by the unmarried girls in large numbers to get their desired life partner. However, to see the variety of temple architecture, you should explore the temples of Nagaraja Temple. Thanumalayan Temple in Suchindram, and the statue of Thiruvalluvar (next to Vivekananda Rock Memorial).