Vashishta Gufa, Rishikesh

4.6
Find your peace in a sacred ancient cave at Vashishta Gufa, on the banks of the Ganges in the midst of a ficus tree grove. Believed to have housed a medidating Lord Brahma’s manasputra, sage Vashishta, the place was dubbed as the yoga capital of the world. Maintained by the late guru Swami Purshottamananda since 1930, the cave houses a Shiva linga considered as sacred. You can reach the cave after climbing some 200 steps. Plan to visit Vashishta Gufa and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Rishikesh attractions using our Rishikesh trip builder tool .
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  • Possibly the place where Jesus spent his youth. A religious place with a "beach" of the river Ganges that can take a bath in limpid waters.
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  • We went to see the multi-advertised cave. Sacred place for the Indians nothing important for us we entered and stayed a while to meditate out of course it's nicely we descended into the Ganges and the scenery is beautiful it has spots that you can swim in the river without being dragged by the stream the locals did And dives from the rocks I walked a bit and it was hot the water I would suggest just to see the scenery and admire the nature to take out nice pictures and the adventurous to try dips in the river
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