Discover the ten greatest tirthas of Hindus. Fascinating temple towns that are not just places of pilgrimage but sacred spaces resonant with myths and legends. These ancient cities are the seven sacred tirthas of the Saptapuris--Varanasi, Kanchipuram, Haridwar, Ayodhya, Ujjain, Mathura and Dwarka and the four great dhaams of Badrinath, Puri, Dwarka and Rameshwaram, with Dwarka being both a puri and a dhaam. These temple town represent the finest examples of Indian architecture and continue to be centres of music, dance, sculpture, painting and crafts.
About the Author:
SUBHADRA SEN GUPTA is a well-known writer on Indian history and culture. She is an avid traveller and her writings have appeared in Namaste Magazine. She has also published a number of fictional books for children. She has always had a great fascination for the people, places and history of India. She is currently working on a travel website.