Temples of Rameshvaram and Badrinath

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As discussed in the section, Introduction to the Pilgrimage Places of India, there are several ways in which pilgrimage sites are categorized in Hinduism. One of these concerns the four Dhamas, or the 'abodes' of the gods at the four directional compass points of India.

The temple at Rameshvaram, besides being considered a Dhama, is also one of the twelve sacred Jyotir Linga sites. These sites, located throughout the sub-continent of India, are where the god Shiva is said to have manifested as a towering column of fire. Among India's most ancient temples sites, they enshrine small pillars of stone, 

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