Vashishta Gufa, Rishikesh

4.6
Find your peace in a sacred ancient cave at Vashishta Gufa, on the banks of the Ganges in the midst of a ficus tree grove. Believed to have housed a medidating Lord Brahma’s manasputra, sage Vashishta, the place was dubbed as the yoga capital of the world. Maintained by the late guru Swami Purshottamananda since 1930, the cave houses a Shiva linga considered as sacred. You can reach the cave after climbing some 200 steps. Plan to visit Vashishta Gufa and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Rishikesh attractions using our Rishikesh trip builder tool.
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  • you must visit the serine place but also take your swimwear with you The River Ganges runs next to it with lots of sandy area's not very deep so perfect for a Holly dip  more »
  • One of the few ashrams in Rishikesh, green and peaceful, some people meditate, good place to get away from the crowds.  more »
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