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Vashishta Gufa, Rishikesh

#3 of 21 in Nature in Dehradun District
Cave · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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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  • Some 20 minutes drive from Laxman Jhula,better to go by your own car. Place is best suited for meditation. But government shall take care of the adjoining areas and make it more tourist friendly  more »
  • It's a known place in Rishikesh but few people go there as it is a peaceful area. Nearby maa Ganga is flowing. Can spend1-2 hours easily  more »

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