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Travel Blogs from Rameswaram
This morning we left the hotel at 8am and went to the Hanuman Temple. The main reason we went here was to view the floating stones. Indeed they were floating, such a miracle.
Anyway, this temple was not a big temple and this is surely a should not miss destination.
From here, our next destination is to Pamban Island.
Reached Rameshwaram at 7pm. Until the moment I arrived, I did not know that this was an island. :p
We crossed Pamban Bridge at Mandapam town and came into Rameshwaram. I was told that Pamban Bridge is the longest bridge in India now.
Upon arrival, we went to the holy sea and had our bath there. Then we went to the …
... a battle near the Sea. People flock here from all over India to cleanse themselves in the water and then head to the temple where they, again, get doused with water for purification. This ceremony draws thousands and thousands of people, all dressed beautifully. The clothes they wear are so colorful and intricately sewn that it was a surprise to us, that they would bathe with their outfits ...
... Sea is very calm, that water is considered scared.
There is a wonderful story beside this name Rameswaram. Rama sacred this place by worshipping lord shiva after the war against Ravana. So saivites as well vaishnavites visit Rameswaram with devotion.
There are many famous Temple located near Rameswaram. Kondandarama temple is located on the way between Dhanushkoti and the ramanatha temple. Ramanatha temple is the places which attract the ...
... something. Next, we visited Mr.Vekatachalapathi, a specialist and weaver of Kacheepuram silk sarees. Here we found a big collection of absolute bargain. My wife was happy to see quality products at one third of the price seen at famous stores in Cities. Mr. Venkat and his wife patiently showed us all they had in stock and my wife was in glory with the booty. After spending about two and a half hours in we left Paramagudi for Madurai.