A spir­i­tual ad­ven­ture in In­dia

Travel Bulletin - - SPIRITUAL JOURNEYS -

UNI­WORLD is this year offering a 13-day Golden Tri­an­gle and Sa­cred Ganges spir­i­tual ad­ven­ture by land and river. The jour­ney’s high­lights in­clude a pil­grim­age to Kolkata, vis­its to the site of Mother Teresa’s home and tomb, a trip to the Ra­jbari Tem­ples de­voted to the Hindu god Shiva, plus a chance to see the mes­meris­ing Taj Ma­hal at Agra. There is also a three-day op­tional ex­ten­sion in the sub­con­ti­nent’s holi­est city, Varanasi, to visit the River Ganges. High­lights in­clude a pri­vate boat ride to ob­serve a Ganga Aarti cer­e­mony led by a Hindu priest at sun­set, a de­vo­tional rit­ual per­formed in hon­our of the god­dess of the river. There will also be an op­tion to take a boat ride along the sa­cred river at sun­rise when hun­dreds of Hin­dus can be seen bathing, per­form­ing yoga asanas, and mak­ing of­fer­ings to Mother Ganga. Prices for the tour lead in at $12,409 per per­son.

Taj Ma­hal

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