India’s contribution to the spiritual sphere of the modern world is unique. From Vedic age, all that is pure and sublime in Nature’s creation have been objects of worship for the Indian. Our history of ancient tradition and culture is interwoven in temple worship and pilgrimage. The lofty Himalayas, the sacred Ganga, the holy Cauvery, the crystal-like Tungabhadra have all been his cherished pilgrim spots.
Southern India is dotted with places of religious interest. There are several towns that are referred to as the temple towns owing to the grandeur of the temples they are home to. Like Rameshwaram (one of the most famous temples of South India) is an island temple- of Lord Rama’s at Tamil Nadu is a terrific destination. Along with being a major pilgrimage for the Hindus, Rameshwaram is a happening holiday spot too. Rameshwaram is significant for the Hindus as a pilgrimage to Benaras is incomplete without a Pilgrimage to Rameshwaram.