Travelling for religion is known to refresh the mind and bring new joy and energy. If you are looking for a deeper connection and meaning to oneself, Spiritual journeys are it. They are not only known to bring a greater relationship with something or someone greater than yourself, but they also add flavor to life. If you are looking for a higher purpose in life, this is some of the places you should go.
Are you a Jew, Christian, or Muslim, and you are thinking of a place to get your purpose? Jerusalem is known as the holiest Cities of all. Some of the magical places include the Western Wall and The Dead Sea for Christians. The Dome of the Rock is an Islamic sacred shrine in Jerusalem, where Mohamed is said to have ascended to heaven. It is believed to be one of the places to have portals separating heaven and earth.
Varanasi is the spiritual capital of India. Hindus and Buddhists believe it is the holiest city. Varanasi is significant for Buddhists. Buddha gave his first sermon at a place known as Sarnath in 582 Bc. In this place, you will find some of the oldest Hindu temples, some of which are dedicated to Lord Shiva, the Hindu god.
The Aboriginal people of Australia believe it to be a very Sacred place. It is a vast red area filled with deep culture believed to have been created by ancestral beings. At night you can admire it as it majestically changes color in differing lights of day.
Every year millions of Muslims all over the World visit Mecca for hajj. Every Muslim believer must visit it at least once in their lifetime. Here is where Prophet Muhamad died and was buried. It is so Sacred that Muslims all around the World pray facing it no matter their location.
St Peters, Vatican City
St. Peters, a Christian Martyr who was crucified facing downwards in Rome, is the legend behind the famous city. In the 20th century, it was rediscovered and is now a sacred place for Catholics where they seek their faith.
Mount Arunachala, India
Arunachala means Hill of Fire of Wisdom. It is an isolated hill in South India that is known as the powerhouse of magical energy. The hill radiates magnetic energy that vibrates, calling all those who long for an awakening. Many monks settle there to meditate.
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Believed by many as “The veil” where the physical and spiritual energies align, and the barrier between the normal and the so not normal, it is a place where you don’t want to leave once you step your foot.
Snaefell sjokull Glacier, Iceland
Snaefell sjokull is considered to be one of the World’s seven largest spiritual centers. It is considered by some to be one of the most magical and energetic centers in the World. It led to the inspiration of the story Journey to the center of the World.
Nazca Lines, Peru
Some discoveries say Peru’s sand-etched lines were created as messages to the gods, while some more mysterious theories suggest aliens traced them. Researchers say they are likely to have been a labyrinth, designed as a spiritual path.
Hill of Tara
Ireland has no end to its magical land that will stir your soul with every look and breath. In ancient Irish religion and mythology depicts it as the sacred place of dwelling for the gods, and was the entrance to the otherworld.
Whether in Uluru, Australia, or Mount Arunachala, India, there is something all these places have in common, and it the peace and awakening they bring to their visitors. Do not be left out.