Madurai

Madurai

Madurai is the second largest city in Tamil Nadu and one of the important industrial hub of South India. City of Madurai bags a sizeable chunk of the pilgrimage footfall in India, may be, in…

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Varanasi

Varanasi

If one could suggest a single place that attracts most pilgrim footfall in India, it can only be this city. Almost 20 out of each hundred pilgrimage traveller in or to India, lands in Varanasi…

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Pilgrimage Tourism in India

Pilgrimage Tourism in India

”Pilgrimage tourism” is an unusual word, at least the way we understand it. Pilgrimage is essentially a pious religious event and the word tourism essentially sounds something commercial. Truth is that these two overlaps or…

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Introduction

Introduction

History of pilgrimage in India dates back to Mahabharath period and beyond. There are numerous references on pilgrimage in the great epic. In fact, it has a lengthy chapter, known as “Theerthayatra Parva ”  on…

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