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Peaceful, and away from the town and noise. Spectacular scenery. Great meditation spot. It is worth... read more

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A bit far place but worth. Peaceful, calm and serene. Small gufa where you should sit in silence... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2018
Saarthak G
Gandhinagar, India
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Rishikesh Badrinath Highway | Near Swami Purushottamananda Ji Ashram, Rishikesh, India
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All reviews small cave holy cave peaceful place the river heard a lot about this place visit this place spiritual significance close your eyes take pictures worth visit sense of peace visit early morning serene experience must visit if you are interesting place beautiful scenery ganges flowing
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Peaceful, and away from the town and noise. Spectacular scenery. Great meditation spot. It is worth the trip. We arrived at day break to watch the sunrise. They open the cave about 7A.M. so you relax your feet the river until they open the cave.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 12 December 2018

A bit far place but worth. Peaceful, calm and serene. Small gufa where you should sit in silence for 10 min and feel the vibes. Get down fro the temple and you find amazing river bank. Rocky shore but clean and no crowd. Just sit...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Saarthak G
Reviewed 19 November 2018

The entry into the holy cave is undertaken in groups or if you are lucky to have just one or two more people with you, that is possible too. Meditation inside the cave is usually in time slots of about 20 minutes, though you can...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 14 November 2018

we went there and then reached the Ganga ji ka kinara and had holy bath there. it was very refreshing and quite there, and no concrete ghat really made the experience..

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

I travel here every year to meditate in this sacred place. Authentic, peaceful, real. You can take a taxi from Rishikesh easily. There are stairs to walk down and there is a handrail. It is dark in the cave with a subtle candle light. Enjoy

Date of experience: November 2017
Reviewed 2 October 2018

The time we went (just about closing time at 6 AM), there were not many people to guide and inform what exactly was there to see here. So we ventured on our own. This is a cave, where Vasishta was said to meditate. This is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank anjanapoo
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Great place to visit if you are on spiritual tour/journey. The cave itself is not beautiful. It is located next to a Ganges beach. The cave is used for meditation. It's a dark small cave with thin cushions and you can sit down for a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Lisanne-76
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Its located around 20kms out of rishikesh and you have to use your own transport to reach there. The ganga river flows right through the ashram and just sitting on its banks will give you so much peace that you won't want to return. There...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank DhireshD
Reviewed 22 August 2018

I have have in Hong Kong but this very better with temple and walking down into cave. Pictures are ver good to click beautiful cave to visit

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 6 August 2018

I visited the Vashishta Gufa during my recent stay at the Glasshouse on the Ganges. While this place has historical and religious significance and provides a unique meditation experience in the cave, directions to the place and general accessibility was an issue. Such places of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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5 January 2019|
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Response from Saarthak G | Reviewed this property |
Best way is to take a taxi. We actually hired a full day car for haridwar and attractions in Rishikesh.
20 June 2017|
Response from Tanmay G | Reviewed this property |
hotels are some kilometers away as this is not a typical tourist place. hotel grand tapovan,where i stayed, is about 7 kms away
7 April 2017|
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Response from Harish_Bali |
Thanks Sundar S & Akr - I got to meet Swami ji - video not allowed. Had a chance to be in the Gufa for half an hour in silence and another half an hour when people were chanting om namo shivai.... Life time experience of... More