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Rameshwaram

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Rameshwaram TempleRameshwaram is an important south- Indian Pilgrimage center situated at the tip of the Indian Peninsula. Rameshwaram the island is often called the 'Benaras of South'. It is essential to visit Rameshwaram once in a lifetime for attaining salvation of soul. Pilgrimage to Kashi has to complete their divine trip after coming to Rameshwaram. According to Hindu Mythology Lord Rama built a bridge across the sea here to save his companion Sita, from the authority of the demon king, Ravana. The Rameshwaram Island covers an area of about 61.8 sq km and considered as the most visited pilgrim site in India. Rameshwaram is the spot where Rama worshipped Lord Shiva to wash away the sin of Ravana. This Pilgrimage is visited by both the Vaishnavites and Shaivites

Prime pilgrimage centers of Rameshwaram

Ramanathaswamy Temple: This world-class divine spot is constructed in17th century located close to the sea of the eastern side of Rameshwaram temple. The exact location of the temple is in the Gulf of Mannar. It is the most prominent temple of South India bearing 1,200 granite columns. The two walls of the temple signify two different taste its embellished columns and flamboyant interiors add charm to beauty of the Temple. It is a gigantic temple having 54-meter tall gopuram (gate-tower) and 1220 meters of splendid corridors.


Agnitheertham: This temple is located very close to the Ramanathswamy temple and bears that particular location where Rama worshiped Lord Shiva. This shrine is visited by pilgrims to a greater extent because it bears an imprint of Lord’s feet on a Chakra. Gandamadana Parvatham is located just two kilometers from the temple Agnitheertham.




Cshambal River RameshwaramAgnitheertham: This temple is located very close to the Ramanathswamy temple and bears that particular location where Rama worshiped Lord Shiva. This shrine is visited by pilgrims to a greater extent because it bears an imprint of Lord’s feet on a Chakra. Gandamadana Parvatham is located just two kilometers from the temple Agnitheertham.

Dhanushkodi: Dhanushkodi is an important pilgrimage spot of south India located exactly at a distance of 8 kms i.e. on the eastern part of the island. The place is named after the bow of lord Rama. This place was used by Hanuman to reach across Sri Lanka.

Erwadi: Erwadi is placed at a distance of just 24 kms from Rameshwaram. The place witnessed thousands of Muslim pilgrims every month. To participate in the annual festival and to pay tribute to the Saint a large array of Muslim pilgrimage used to visit the place in the month of December.

Gandamadhana Parvata: Gandamadhana Parvata offers a complete view to the island as it stands just outside the Ramaanatha temple. Mandapam of the temple festooned with the footprints of Shri Ram.

Temple Of Sri Kodandarama: Temple Of Sri Kodandarama, a worth visiting pilgrimage place of Rameshwaram because here Vibishana was crowned king of Lanka when he joined Sri Rama.

Sethu: Sethu is also a scared place 5-km south of the Ramanatha temple. Sethu or the Bridge is built by Lord Rama and his army at the time of the rescue of Sita from demon Ravana. There also remains celebrated temple of Sri Anjaneya. It is alleged that Devipatnam or Navapashanam visible in the sea, represent 'Navgrahas' (nine planets) and set up by Sri Rama.



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