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  • A sacred site is an area which is regarded with reverence. For example, the cities of Badrinath,Sacred Sites Kedarnath, Amarnath and Banaras are regarded as sacred. 

  • The sanctity is not restricted to temple towns alone.

  • Sacred sites are common among tribal communities.

  • For the Todas of the Nilgiris, Kundah beyond Mukuruthi is the sacred resting place of their deity and no Toda will even set foot on the hill.

  • Similarly, Kailasa in the Himalayas, is sacred in the Himalayas and is circumambulated by pilgrims, as is Thiruvannamalai in Tamilnadu. More>>

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