Rameshwaram Jyotirlingam is also called the Ramanathaswamy shrine of Lord Shiva is located off the coast of the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu upon the Rameshwaram island. The shrine belongs to the Jyotirlingam of Lord Shiva and it is one among the 12 most auspicious Jyotirlinga that our country has. Embark on this short Rameshwaram Jyotirlingam tour to discover the beauty and spirituality of Rameshwaram.
Upon your arrival at Madurai airport/railway station you’ll be greeted by our tour representative who then drives you to Rameshwaram. It takes you 3hrs approx to reach Rameshwaram by road. On reaching check into hotel and enjoy rest and leisure during the evening. Dinner and night stay in hotel.
Next morning we set out for our Rameshwaram Tirth Yatra. Rameshwaram is a small picturesque island situated in Gulf of Mannar off Tamil Nadu’s coast. The island is well known for the Ramanathaswamy temple; a Jyotirlinga shrine of Lord Shiva. Common belief is that if one offers puja at this shrine one gets respite from his or her mortal sins. Legends hold that at this spot Lord Rama had worshipped Lord Shiva after returning victorious from Lanka. He wanted to get blessed by Lord Shiva so that the sin he had committed by killing Ravana could be absolved. After offering Puja at the temple you could take a holy bath in the sea of Rameshwaram. We’ll have lunch outside today and then proceed to stroll on the other scenic beaches out there such as Dhanushkodi beach, Olaikuda beach and Pamban beach. Back to hotel for dinner and night stay.
Next morning we drive to Madurai. On reaching check into hotel and later proceed to visit the renowned Meenakshi temple of Madurai. The temple dates back to as far as the 7th century and has Goddess Parvati or Meenakshi as its presiding deity. The Meenakshi temple of Madurai is counted as one among the ‘seven wonders’ of our country. Post Darshan we return to hotel for dinner and night stay.
Post breakfast you are dropped at Madurai airport/railway station where our representative sees you off and you depart for your onward journey back home carrying back with you some real lofty spiritual experiences…