People like to travel with their family to various pilgrimage or Tirthatan. It is the oldest way of travelling from one place to other in India. Initially, millions of Hindus use to leave their home in search of salvation. One can go to any destination which is attached with a legend. From the high hills of Himalayas to the islands of Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal and from the fertile plains of Northern India, Hindu pilgrimage centers are numerous and are multiplying. They are very beautiful. One can go with family and enjoy.
Tourism in India is famous from ancient times. Travel for the purposes of learning, pilgrimage and trade have always been an integral part of this vast subcontinent. Due to this long tradition, pilgrim tourism in the country today has become famous in our country.
Today, pilgrim tourism forms a crucial segment of domestic tourism. India as a confluence of different religions, which has always attracted pilgrims from all over the world. India consist of many religions like Hinduism, Christianity, Sikhism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Islam and all of them have their important places of worship.
Similarly, the history and culture of Tamil Nadu is very old. For centuries, people from different religions have been residing in this state. The main religion in Tamil Nadu embodies Hinduism, Islamism, Christianity and Jainism. Hinduism along with its various other religions is the oldest in the state. Hindus are the followers of number of monastic institutions (called mathas). The most important place of the state is the Shankara Math at Kumbakonam. In Tamil Nadu, there is an established caste system. Like other parts of India, the Brahmin community in Tamil Nadu is very pious. Besides Hinduism, other important religions that are practiced in the state are Christianity, Islam and Jainism. The history of Christianity and Islam is also very old in Tamil Nadu. The largest concentration of Christians is in Tirunelveli and Kanniyakumari districts of the state. The followers of Jain religion are also found in North and South Arcot and Chennai city. So, if a person wants to spend his vacation with his or her family, then Tamil Nadu is the best place as it embodies number of pilgrimage to visit. One can spend awesome vacation with elders even. This place is specifically meant for them. So get ready for vacations in Tamil Nadu.