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Posted : May 12, 2023 10:36 am
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The Padma Purana is one of the eighteen major Puranas of Hinduism. It is divided into seven kandas (books), each of which describes a different set of pilgrimage sites. The following are some of the most important pilgrimage sites mentioned in the Padma Purana:

  • Jyotirlingas: There are 12 Jyotirlingas, or sacred shrines of Shiva, that are mentioned in the Padma Purana. These shrines are located all over India, and they are considered to be some of the most important pilgrimage sites for Hindus.
  • Char Dhams: The Char Dhams are four sacred pilgrimage sites in the Himalayas that are dedicated to Vishnu. These sites are Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri, and Yamunotri.
  • Kashi Vishwanath: Kashi Vishwanath is a temple dedicated to Shiva that is located in Varanasi, India. It is one of the most important pilgrimage sites for Hindus, and it is believed that bathing in the Ganges River at Varanasi can cleanse one of all sins.
  • Ayodha: Ayodhya is a city in Uttar Pradesh, India, that is believed to be the birthplace of Rama, one of the most important figures in Hinduism. It is one of the most important pilgrimage sites for Hindus, and it is believed that visiting Ayodhya can bring good luck and prosperity.
  • Mathura: Mathura is a city in Uttar Pradesh, India, that is believed to be the birthplace of Krishna, another important figure in Hinduism. It is one of the most important pilgrimage sites for Hindus, and it is believed that visiting Mathura can bring happiness and joy.
  • Vrindavan: Vrindavan is a city in Uttar Pradesh, India, that is believed to be the site where Krishna spent his childhood. It is one of the most important pilgrimage sites for Hindus, and it is believed that visiting Vrindavan can bring love and devotion.

These are just a few of the many pilgrimage sites that are mentioned in the Padma Purana. Hindus believe that visiting these sites can bring them spiritual benefits, such as purification of the soul, forgiveness of sins, and attainment of moksha (liberation from the cycle of rebirth).


Works Cited: 
(1) Padma Purana - Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Padma_Purana
(2) Padma Purana – Vyasa Mahabharata. https://www.vyasaonline.com/padma-purana/
(3) Padmavathi Temple - Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Padmavathi_Temple

This post was modified 1 year ago by Krishnamoorthy

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Posted : May 12, 2023 10:38 am

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