Most Beautiful Spiritual Natural Places in the World. My 2018 is Sorted!!
“Nature is full of genius, full of the divinity, so that not a snowflake escapes its fashioning hands”- by Henry David Thoreau, 1983
Spirituality is above all the religions and people have understood this. This world is a beautiful place to get all you want, from high mountains to the blue waters of America, some or we can say all the sacred places are the most beautiful. So, here are some of the best places to travel to and experience the magical natural beauty:
Bodh Gaya, India
In earlier days, Prince Siddhartha went to rest under a native Bodhi tree. After meditating for three nights there, he finally received the peace of mind and got the answers of the queries of life he was seeking. To spread the awareness about his principles and teachings, he started giving teachings with the sense of power which led that place world famous. The natural scenery of Bodh Gaya is picturesque and is named as a Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Before the religions came into existence, a holy city, Varanasi, or Benares, located on the Ganges River in the state of Uttar Pradesh came with the spiritual rituals. It is the place where death brings salvation by the cremation of bodies in the river. It is one of the oldest cities in India famous for temples and exploring spirituality. Tourists can enjoy the temples and get to know about Hinduism.
Mount Kailas, Tibet
This spectacular black mountain located in western Tibet near the lake Manasarovar. Mount Kailas is sacred to Buddhists, Jains and Hindus. Jains, Hindu. The Tantric Buddhists believe it to be the home for Buddha Demchog whereas Hindus believe it to be the home of Lord and Jains believe that it is first place for origin of Jainism. Not only is this peak sacred while lake at its foot is also a pilgrimage for Hindus and Buddhists. Mount Kailas is situated at a high altitude and is really a beautiful place to visit once in the lifetime.
Bali signifies the beauty of Indonesia. Every day in the morning the women prepare their offerings in little baskets made of palm leaves, containing flowers, fruit, rice, and incense. Connecting to ‘Higher power’ can be possible with scents, and food. The Balinese are Hindu and the movie “Eat, Pray, Love” turned the island of Bali into a place of pilgrimage.
Crater Lake, Oregon
Crater Lake is the 7th deepest lake in the world. 8000 years ago, this Lake originated a massive eruption caused by Mount Mazama. Mount Mazama got destructed during the battle between Chief of the Above World and Chief of the below world, according the Native American Klamath tribe. The tribesmen used the crater in their vision quests and this lake is still a sacred space for the tribe as well as the people of America.
Rishikesh is an ancient Indian city in the northern state of Uttrakhand in India beside the Ganges River. The river is a holy river for Indians and the city is known for practicing yoga and meditation. In the end of 60s, Beatles went there for a spiritual journey and composed their famous album. This made the holy place famous throughout the world. It is the perfect place for yoga as many yoga practitioners come there for practice. A visit to a place with a strong relation with yoga is the ultimate destination where people can be motivated to look for their own true selves and renew their spirits.
Mount Parnassus is a mountain located in central Greece above Delphi. This is a sacred place for God Apollo who often visited the Oracle at Delphi. It is famous with few myths, skiing and hiking trails. In 1938, a national park was established with an area of 15,000 hectares between Delphi, Arachova and Agoriani. It is a wonderful place to enjoy the beauty of nature.
Tjuta National Park, Australia
It is located in northern territory of Australia, in the heart of the country. Ayers Rock is one of the most recognized landmarks with height of 1100 feet. This rock is sacred to the Anangu people of the Pitjantjatjara Aboriginal tribe. Visitors used to visit this place for its scenic views and to look at the spiritual paintings on the Ayers Rock.
So, here were some of the most beautiful places with picturesque views which you can visit to get the inner peace and satisfaction.