Top 7 best spiritual retreats in India

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1. Rishikesh

Located in the foothills of the Himalayas, is often referred to as the "Yoga Capital of the World." It's a place where the holy Ganges River flows through forests and ashrams.

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2. Varanasi

It is a spiritual hub for Hindus. Located along the sacred Ganges River, this city is known for its ancient temples and the famous Ganga Aarti ceremony

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3. Amritsar

Also known as Harmandir Sahib, it is the holiest shrine in Sikhism. Surrounded by a shimmering pool of water, the temple is a symbol of spiritual and architectural magnificence.

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4. Kedarnath and Badrinath

They are set amidst the majestic Himalayas. Kedarnath is dedicated to Lord Shiva, while Badrinath is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. 

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5. Vaishno Devi

Nestled in the Trikuta Mountains and is a popular pilgrimage site for Hindus. Devotees trek through the picturesque hills to reach the temple dedicated to the Goddess Vaishno Devi.

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6. Auroville

Auroville, often referred to as the "City of Dawn," promotes the idea of human unity and sustainable living in a peaceful and natural setting.

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7. Dharamshala and McLeod Ganj

Nestled in the Dhauladhar range of the Himalayas, these twin towns are known for being the residence of the Dalai Lama and the Tibetan government-in-exile.

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