Best 5 Beautiful Temples In India You Must Visit....
1. Vaishno Devi
Distance from Delhi (694.7 km )- 13 hr. 15 mins
Peak Time to visit -Any Time
Vaishno Devi was an ardent devotee of Lord Vishnu and she used to meditate in a cave.
It is said that Bhairon Nath, a famous Hindu Tantric, saw the young Vaishno Devi at an agricultural fair and fell madly in love with her.
Vaishno Devi fled into Trikuta hills to escape his amorous advances, later she assumed the form of Mahakali and cut off his head with her sword in a caveThe Vaishno Devi Temple is an important Hindu temple dedicated to Vaishno Devi located in Katra at the Trikuta Mountains within the Indian Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir.
The temple is one of the 108 Shakti Peethas dedicated to Durga, who is worshipped as Vaishno Devi.
It is one of the most visited pilgrimage centers of India.
Every year millions of visitors visit the temple.During festivals like Navaratri,the count even increases to one crore visitors.
Vaishno Devi Temple is one of the richest temples in India.
Distance between Delhi to Kedarnath by Road is 452 Kms.
Opens in May on Akshat Tritiya and Close on Nov.
This Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple was initially built by Pandeva's were supposed to have pleased Shiva by doing penance in Kedarnath.
The temple is one of the four major sites in India's Chhota Char Dham (Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath, Badrinath)pilgrimage of Northern Himalayas.
The temple is one pilgrimage of Northern Himalayas. The holiest Hindu shrines of Shiva This temple is the highest among the 12 Jyotirlingas.
Kedarnath was the worst affected area during the 2013 flash floods in North India.
The temple complex, surrounding areas, and Kedarnath town suffered extensive damage,but the temple structure did not suffer any "major" damage, apart from a few cracks on one side of the four walls which was caused by the flowing debris from the higher mountains.
3.Amarnath,Jammu & Kashmir
Distance between Delhi to Amarnath by Road is 971 Kms
Time - July to August
Inside the 40 m (130 ft) high cave, a stalagmite is formed due to the freezing of water drops that fall from the roof of the cave onto the floorand grow upward vertically from the cave floor.
It is considered to be a Shiva Lingaa by Hindus. It is mentioned in the ancient Hindu texts of Mahabharata and Puranas that Lingam represents Lord Shiva.