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What are the four Hindu Dhams and what is their significance in Hinduism?

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What are the four Hindu Dhams and what is their significance in Hinduism?
posted Nov 5, 2016 by Shubham Rajput

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Badrinath, Rameswaram, Dwarika and Jagnathpuri

Above four Dham are the names of four pilgrimage sites in India that are widely revered by Hindus. It is considered highly sacred by Hindus to visit Char Dham during one's lifetime.

  1. Jagannath Puri
    Puri located at the east, is located in the state of Odisha, India. The main deity is Shri Krishna, celebrated as Lord Jagannatha. It is the only shrine in India, where goddess, Subhadra, sister of Lord Krishna is worshipped along with her brothers, Lord Jagannatha and Lord Balabhadra. The main temple here is about 1000 years old and constructed by Raja Choda Ganga Deva and Raja Tritiya Ananga Bhima Deva.

  2. Rameswaram
    Rameswaram located in the South is in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. According to legends, this is the place where Lord Ram along with his brother Laxman and devotee Hanuman built a bridge (Rama Setu) to reach Sri Lanka to rescue his wife Sita and prayed to Lord Shiva for the success of his mission.

  3. Dwarka
    Dwarka located in the west is in the state of Gujarat, country India. The city derives its name from the word "dvar" meaning door or gate in the Sanskrit language. It is located confluence to where the Gomti River merges into the Arabian Sea. The legendary city of Dwaraka was the dwelling place of Lord Krishna.

  4. Badrinath
    Badrinath is located in the state of Uttarakhand. It is in the Garhwal hills, on the banks of the Alaknanda River and the main Deity is Lord Vishnu.

answer Dec 20, 2017 by Vishnu Agarwal
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Badrinath in Uttarakhand, satubandh Rameswaram in Tamilnadu, Dwarikapuri in Gujarat and Jagnnathpuri in Orrissa.

answer Dec 20, 2017 by Vishnu Agarwal
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