Punjab ~ The land of five Rivers
Punjab lies in a fertile plain, and only towards the southeast one can come across semi-arid and desert landscape. However, Punjab is not only about green revolution and entrepreneurship spirit, which have helped it to earn the distinction of having the highest per capita income in India. It is as a much a state of agriculture as it is of culture.
The history of Punjab has witnessed several
cross-cultural influences, which have helped to shape up its cultural mosaic. The state's pluralistic cultural legacy is not only manifested through its various exuberant festivities -Baisakhi being the chief among them- and historic attractions, but also through its rich body of music and literature.
Temples of Punjab unveil the splendid architectural skills of the artists of the bygone era. Surrounded with serenity, these temples provide eternal peace of mind and soul for the devotees who come here. Captivating the spirit of human beings, the temples cast a spell on its devotees to experience the divine presence of the Almighty.
The Sodal Mandir is one of the holiest Temple of Punjab. This sacred place of child divinity allures many people to thi temple, as it is believed that the prayers at this temple are answered. Ram Tirth temple has created a
proud history for itself and is one of the prime
Temples of Punjab. Ram Tirth temple lies at an approximate distance of 11 kilometers to the west side of Amritsar. This temple is the residence of the
legendary writer of Ramayana, Rishi Balmiki. This temple houses an old tank and numerous other temples. The places that highlight the importance of Ram Tirth are bathing place of Mata Sita, the hut where Luv and Kush were born, and the residence of Rishi Balmiki. The four-day festival that is celebrated at this temple
mirrors the glorious historical past of this city.
The revered Bhagwathi Mandir is located in a small
village, Khana, and unveils great architectural skills of the artists of yore. The enigmatic myth behind the construction of this huge monument in this small village often leaves the tourists fascinated. The
village people believe that Goddess Bhagwathi Mata listens to the prayers that are offered at this temple. The construction of this temple is marked with the celebration of a grand fair, which is celebrated for four days. This is one of the important Temples of Punjab having great religious significance, and it is thronged by the devotees of Goddess Bhagwathi Mata.
Exploring the spirituality of Punjab through its temples can be a great experience for the people visiting Punjab. The construction of the venerated Durgiana Mandir is influenced by the architecture of the Golden Temple. This is one of the splendid Temples of Punjab that echo the age-old religious traditions.
The temple is situated in the distant village of Patiala,
away from the city's chaos. The serenity of the Kali Devi Temple endows eternal peace of soul and mind for the people who visit this place. One can witness the traditional rites and rituals that are performed
at this temple, which have not faded away from here despite the onslaught of the modern times. Visiting the Temples of Punjab can be a wonderful date with the essential spiritual essence of Punjab.
Jalandhar is framed with numerous tourist attractions like Devi Talab Mandir, Tulsi Mandir and Gurudwara Padshahi Chhevin, etc. The Devi Mandir is located in the center of this city and houses many temples in its premises. The temple complex reflects the exquisite architectural skills of the artists of the bygone era that still stands intact amidst the Old Devi Talab, with few touches of renovation. This temple is dotted with a replica of Amarnath Yatra and revered Goddess Kali temple.
The mystical land of Amritsar is among the oldest cities of Punjab. It is believed by the Sikh people that the mythological hero, Valmiki scripted the great epic of Ramayana here. This place was also believed to be the shelter for Sita- the wife of Rama- during the Banvasa (banishment) period. This place was also the teaching ground for the twin sons of Lord Rama, Luv and Kush.
The prosperous land of Amritsar houses many ancient
temples that provide eternal peace of mind and soul. They are thronged by the devotees who echo the
importance of religion and the age-old traditions of the country. A visit to all these scared places are unveiled in the Amritsar travel. The Golden Temple, which was known as Sri Harmandir Sahib, got its name after Hari, the temple of God. In the bygone era, during the rule of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, this temple was ornated with precious stones and gems, golden
embellishments and marble figurines. The surroundings of the Golden Temple are decorated skillfully that magnetizes the tourist who visit this place. The holy scripture of the Sikhs, Guru Grantha, is placed here on a jewel- studded platform. A visit to the Golden Temple cannot be missed while planning the Amritsar travel.
Amritsar is lined with numerous restaurants that caters delicacies of different states and cities. The ardent food lovers can pamper their taste buds at these finest restaurants of the city. The lavish hotels of Amritsar provide top class services to make their customers feel relaxed and at home. The rooms at these hotels are equipped with the modern amenities to let you enjoy a peaceful vacation. A prior planning of the Amritsar travel would let you spend a memorable vacation.
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