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Vashishta Gufa, Rishikesh

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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. A visit to Vashishta Gufa represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Rishikesh vacation planner to plot your vacation.
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  • This is indeed a very ancient cave, it has mythological background and the caretaker is a very old saint, very courteous and blesses with chocolates...indeed worth a visit if you are in Rishikesh.  more »
  • I arrived there early, at 8 o'clock in the morning. While there was no one, I enjoyed meditation alone. A magical place with very good vibes. After meditation inside the cave it was so good just to si...  more »
  • Wonderful place for meditation and contemplation... directly to the Ganges...sodas after the visit to the cave also a bath in the Ganges is possible...
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