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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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  • A temple built in a cave, a must visit place in Rishikesh. Trek is a bit tough, but worth the efforts. 
  • This place was not at all on our todo list. we somehow ended up reaching here on the last day of our trip , almost like it was a calling. Thanks to my wife who wanted to ride around shivpuri for one l...  more »
  • I went with my classmates in the morning. The whole area, the greenery, and the view of the mother ganga was beautiful. The cave is small, and the energy inside is so good. At the time we went, 2 men ...  more »