10 places to make a spiritual retreat

03.04.20
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The ambassador of peace, Prem Rawat, is known for his efforts to enhance global harmony. He is a spiritual leader, peace education teacher and a peace mediator. He is also an author. His best-seller, "When the Desert Blooms", was published in 2018 from Spanish language. Going on a spiritual retreat enhances inner quietude.

Here are some suggested places to make a spiritual journey

1. Adam's Peak, Sri Lanka

The mountain got its name through a belief that the first man on earth, whose name was Adam, resided in the mountain. It is believed that he left his footprints engraved on the mountain rock over there. Due to its popularity, you need to book ahead of time to visit this destination.

2. Mt Athos, Greece

Mt Athos is a Holy Mountain, with an amazingly beautiful view. Its slopes are of 2033m high. It is located on the Chalkidiki, Greece. The spiritual retreat is designed for males, and it is restricted access from women, children, and underage males. Other strict rules apply when visiting the Eastern Orthodox monasteries and the Holy Mountain.

3. Rishikesh

The spiritual retreat in Rishikesh is located in the mountains, with a fascinating landscape and narrow streams. It is designed for meditation and spiritual development. It welcomes local and foreign practitioners.

4. Mashhad, Iran

Mashhad is a sacred place where the Shiites and Muslims go on pilgrimage. Mashhad means the Place of Martyrdom, because it was where a progeny of Prophet Mohammed, Reza, died. He was the 8th imam.

5. Temple Circuit, Japan

Temple Circuit is found in the island of Shikoku, Japan. The sacred area hosts up to 88 Buddhist temples. It is ideal for spiritual rejuvenation and development. The participants have to travel through 88 Temple Circuits to achieve their spiritual development.

6. Osho International Meditation Resort

Osho International Meditation Resort welcomes international spiritual travelers. It is a good spot for a spiritual journey, alone or in a family. Peace education lessons are given by professional coaches. After the meditation, you can have a massage, and follow other therapies.

7. Mt Kailash, Tibet

Mt Kailash, Tibet is the source of spiritual cleansing and purification. The Ganges Riverin India comes from Mt Kailash. The mountain welcomes Buddhists, Hindus, and spiritual individuals from other religions. All kinds of religions can venerate their gods there.

8. Golden temple, India

The Golden temple is located in Sikhism, India. It is the most consecrated spiritual retreat in India. To be sacred, pilgrims have to clean themselves in the Amrit Sarovar pool.

9. Ganges River, Varanasi, India

Ganges River is a popular venue for a spiritual journey. The holy river of Ganges River in Varanasi welcomes thousands of Hindu devotees for spiritual rebirth. Hindu religious rituals and sanctification take place there.

10. Medugorje, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Medugorje is found in Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is popular for Catholic people, the place to worship the Virgin Mary. Since 1981, Virgin Mary has made her apparition to 3 boys each day. In brief, there are several places for spiritual development in the world. To establish peace inside, it is also necessary to follow peace education, as what Prem Rawat offers in his teachings.