Devotional Trips
In India people of diverse religions live in harmony and as a country with many religious shrines and places of worship, it has always attracted pilgrims from all over the world. India is home to many religions like Hinduism, Christianity, Sikhism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Islam and all of them have their important places of worship.

Make Your Wish, Tours & Holidays organizes Pilgrimage tours to different places of worship in South India. Our pilgrimage tours cover various Temples, Mosques and Churches and other Pilgrimage places of India.

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Nagore is one of the prominent places of worship of Muslims and is visited by pilgrims, even from far off places like, Arabia, Ceylon, Burma and Singapore. The mortal remains of a Muslim saint by name Shahul Hameed, who performed several miracles some four centuries ago has been interred here in a fine 16th century mosque in a big Durgah (tomb) which is the main object of great veneration to the visitors. Later on he came to be known as Meeran sahib, but now people call him as "Andavar" and this name has become popular. Even though a Durga of a Muslim Saint, people of other religious also visit it in large numbers, with much faith on the miracles performed by the late Saint. There is a big gathering here on all Thursdays.

The holiest place in Tamil Nadu for Muslims because it is mixed with the soil of Madinah is located in Ramanathapuram District of Tamilnadu and is famous for the Durgah of Hazrat Qutb Sulthan Syed Ibrahim Shahid Badhusha Radiyallah Ta'ala anhu, who is a 18th generation hereditary grandson of Prophet Muhammad. The Grand Urus festival of Ervadi Dargah is held every year in the Islamic Month of Dhu al-Qi'dah commemorating the Shahadat anniversary of Badusha. The Grand festival starts on 1st of Zul Qaida and ends on 30th of Zul Qaidah of every Hijri year.

A famous Hindu pilgrim center devoted to Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati located in Kannur district of the southern state of Kerala. The Sri Kottiyoor Mahadeva temple is also known as the "Dakshina Kashi" or "Varanasi of the South" and attracts lakhs of devotees every year during the "Vaisakha Maholsavam" celebrations.

Kottiyoor is set amidst the jungle, nourished by a flowing river in serene surroundings. Kottiyoor is also known by the names Kudiyoor, Dakshina Kashi. Thricherumana, Vdakkumkaavu, Kizhakkumkaavu and Vadakeeswaram. At Kottiyoor, there are two temples - Akkare Kottiyur and Ikkare Kottiyur, located on the opposite banks of Bavali river.

Mookambika Temple
Kollur Mookambika Temple is one of the seven pilgrimages which were created by Parashurama. Kollur is about 135 away from Mangalore and is easily accessed from Tamilnadu, Kerala and Karnataka by train and road. The Goddess Mookambika is in the form of Jyotir-Linga incorporating both Shiva and Shakthi and the Panchaloha image (five element mixed metal) of the Goddess on Shree Chakra is stated to have been consecrated by Adi shankaracharya. Navarathri is celebrated with much pomp in Kollur Mookambika temple. Vidyarambam (initiation to education)of many kids is done here at the temple.

A Hindu pilgrimage centre located in the Western Ghat mountain ranges of Pathanamthitta District in Kerala. Sabarimala is believed to be the place where Lord Ayyappan meditated. Sabarimala Sri Dharmasastha Temple is the most famous and prominent among all the Sastha Temples. It is believed that "Parasurama Maharshi" who retrieved Kerala from the sea by throwing his axe, installed the idol of Ayyappa at Sabarimala to worship Lord Ayyappa. The temple is open for worship only during the days of Mandalapooja (Approximately November 15 to December 26), Makaravilakku (January 14- "Makara Sankranti") and Vishu (April 14), and the first five days of each Malayalam month.

The Hill Temple of Palani is one of the most famous temples of Kartikeya in India. It is located in the town of Palani, 100 km southeast of Coimbatore and a similar distance northwest of Madurai, and in the foot-hills of the eponymous Palani Hills. The Golden Chariot festival is the most famous festival celebrated here.

The Golden Chariot goes round the praharam on the top of the hill in a ceremonious procession. Some of these festivals are the Thai-Poosam, the Vaikhashi-Vishakham and the Soora-Samharam.

Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple or Meenakshi Amman Temple is a Hindu temple located in the holy city of Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India. It is dedicated to Lord Shiva (in the form of Sundareswarar or Beautiful Lord) and his consort, Goddess Parvathi (in the form of Meenakshi). Meenakshi Thirukalyanam (The divine marriage of Meenkashi) is celebrated in April every year. Avani Moola Utsavam is also the major important festival in Meenakshi Amman Temple.

The Rameshwaram temple is built on an island in the Gulf of Mannar at the tip of the peninsular that project out of the Indian Subcontinent towards Sri Lanka. Known as the Varanasi of the south, Rameshwaram is a bustling pilgrim centre.The Ramanatha Swamy Temple occupies a major area of Rameshwaram.

The beach of Rameswaram is famous for its beautiful sea featured with no waves at all. The sea waves rise to a maximum height of 3 cm and the view looks like a very big river.

Velanganni, is a town in Nagapattinam district in Tamil Nadu on the shores of the Bay of Bengal 350 km south of Chennai (Madras). Famous for the church of Mother Mary, Vailankanni is fondly known as the 'Lourdes of the East'. Millions of pilgrims visit the Shrine throughout the year, praying to Our Lady for various needs and thanking her for the favours received through her intercession.

Bharananganam is a famous pilgrimage center near Pala in Kerala, India now known as the Lisieux of India. Situated along the banks of Meenachil river in Kottayam district, Bharananganam received worldwide attention when Pope Benedict XVI canonised the first saint from an Indian Rite, Saint Alphonsa, on October 12, 2008. Saint Alphonsa is the first woman saint from India. She lived and died in Bharananganam. The mortal remains of Saint Alphonsa are kept in a chapel next to St. Mary's Church. The death anniversary of Saint Alphonsa, which falls on the 28th July is an important day for the devotees.
Bharananaganam is also well known for Sree Krishna Temple in the banks of river Meenachil.

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