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Pilgrimage In Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh is a land filled with tranquility. Though in every nook and corner of the state, one can find religious adumbration, yet there are specific places that have emerged as centers of pilgrimage.

travel Updated: Jan 27, 2010 11:37 IST

Madhya Pradesh is a land filled with tranquility. Though in every nook and corner of the state, one can find religious adumbration, yet there are specific places that have emerged as centers of pilgrimage. The most important being the Amarkantak, Orrcha, Omkareshwar and Chitrakoot. Hindu temples dominate the pilgrimage as the highest population here is of the Hindus. However, potentiality of finding Buddhist and Jain pilgrimages in some places is viable. Ujjain which was the commercial capital during the ancient times has turned into an important pilgrimage center.

In the sedate state of Madhya Pradesh, faith and beliefs are a major part in lives of the People. Madhya Pradesh is home to many religious centers that allure pilgrims from all parts of the country. The temples here are nothing less than marvels carved on stones. The major pilgrim destinations in Madhya Pradesh generally contain Hindu temples. The population of people of other religions like Islam, Buddhism, Jainism are present in a very small number, thus the pilgrim destination that have more of these faiths are quite low. Though you will find a tinge of Buddhism in few parts of the state. Ujjain and Omkareshwar are the most important pilgrim spots in Madhya Pradesh.

Other Destination

Amarkantak


Chitrakoot


Maheshwar


Omkareshwar