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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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  • Go there to meditate, to expereince the divine vibrations. You can see rudraksha trees in the garden. 
  • Visited the Ganga and the cave on a beautiful day in November 2016! Seeing the place where many of our yoga teachers were inspired to transcend the ego and end suffering! G 
  • It is 20 kms from Rishikesh, A soulful and peaceful place for people who like meditation. Its water front is going to be great place for photographers and kids. If you have spare time in Rishikesh, th...  more »