Agnitheertham, Rameswaram

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Awaken your inner spiritual side and take part in a Hindu religious experience at Agnitheertham. Step into the calm sea where, according to local tradition, pilgrims wash away their sins. Afterwards, proceed to the temple and bathe in one of its 22 holy wells to complete the ritual. There is a total of 64 holy bodies of water on site; however, the 22 located inside the temple itself indicate the number of arrows in Lord Rama's quiver. Devotees consider bathing in the temple's waters a major aspect of pilgrimage. To visit Agnitheertham and other attractions in Rameswaram, use our Rameswaram online trip itinerary builder.
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  • This one of the holiest spots to bathe for Hindus and is also where the ashes of the dead are dissolved in the sea. It can be very crowded in the mornings. Millions of people converge here...  more »
  • Located at a distance of ~2 km from Rameshwaram Railway Station & just 100 meters away on the beach side of Sri Rameshwaram Temple, Agnitheertham is said to be the place where Rama worshipped Lord.....  more »
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  • Devotioal place, people took purity bath for their sins.
  • Neat and clean. Safe place for sea bath. Administration has arranged the facilities well for both men and women to bath. Even at night. Police extremely vigilant.
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