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Pilgrimages of Uttar Pradesh

  1. Varanasi district: Kashi: An ancient pilgrimage of Lord Shiva on the bank of river Ganga which is a Moksha Puri, Jyotirlinga [Vishwanath Jyotirlinga] (Vishwanath) as well as Shakti Peetha [Varanasi Shakti Peetha] (Devi Vishalakshi); also has famous temples of Devi Annapoorna and Sri Kalabhairava.

  2. Ayodhya district: Ayodhya: The birthplace and kingdom of Sri Rama which is a Moksha Puri and a Divya Desam [Thiru Ayodhi Divya Desam].
  3. Ayodhya district: Shirngverpur: The land of Nishadraj Guha where Sri Rama spend a night during his forest exile.
  4. Ballia district: Kameshwar Dham: A place identified with Anga Ashrama mentioned in Valmiki Ramayana where Sri Rama visited while travelling with sage Vishwamitra.
  5. Prayagraj district: Prayag: An ancient pilgrimage at the confluence of rivers Ganga, Yamuna and hidden Saraswati which is also a Shakti Peetha [Prayaga Shakti Peetha] (Devi Alopi) (Devi Lalita), and where Sri Rama visited the hermitage of sage Bharadwaja during his forest exile.
  6. Chitrakoot district: Chitrakoot: The place where Sri Rama stayed during the forest exile (Chitrakoota) and which is a Shakti Peetha [Ramagiri Shakti Peetha] (Ramagiri).

  7. Mathura district: Mathura: The birthplace of Sri Krishna which is a Moksha Puri and a Divya Desam [Thiru Vadamathura Divya Desam].
  8. Mathura district: Gokul: The place where Sri Krishna grew up which is a Divya Desam [Thiruvaipadi Divya Desam].
  9. Mathura district: Vrindavan: The place where Sri Krishna enacted his Raasa Leela which is a Divya Desam [Thiruvaipadi Divya Desam] as well as a Shakti Peetha [Vrindavana Shakti Peetha] (Devi Uma).
  10. Mathura district: Govardhan: The place where Sri Krishna lifted the Govardhan Hill and sheltered the people from the fury of rains.

  11. Sitapur district: Naimisharanya: An ancient forest where the Puranas were told and which is a Swayam Vyakta Kshetra.
  12. Saharanpur district: Saharanpur Shakambari: A famous temple of Devi Shakambari.


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