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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  • The cave is too small , and pretty dark , you have walk very carefully not to tumble/ over somebody or something. It's okay to see it once . But i preferred going down to the ganges and sitting , medi...  more »
  • Serene and beautiful environ. Must visit place to meditate and spend quality time by yourself. The river side is breathtakingly beautiful.  more »
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