Kunjapuri Temple Rishikesh is a magical travel destination. It is up high in the Himalayas. Many people go up there to watch the sunrise. The temple is dedicated to Kunjapuri Devi. A goddess. I don’t want to spoil the story. You can read about the legend at the top of the temple.
It’s a difficult journey to get up to the temple. The roads are really bad and dusty. There is a lot of construction and you have to climb 315 steps. It’s a long journey, totally worth the destination. The view from the top is incredible. There are hiking routes that lead up to the temple.
Sunrise, Yoga and monkeys and the utmost feeling of peace on top of the temple. Need I say more?
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There is a profound feeling of peace all around. Visiting a temple is always an interesting experience. Depending on where you are. There are many customs and traditions that follow. At Kunjapuri Temple Rishikesh there is a ‘priest’ that sits inside the temple and recites mantras. You can go inside and he will bless you by chanting the mantras and after putting a ‘bindi’ on your forehead. A red dot that symbolizes Shakti. Divine feminine energy or Goddess Shakti.
You can take nice pictures, get blessed by a priest or bond with a new group that you are travelling with. It is definitely worth a trip up 315 stairs and a nightmarish road.