Meditation is among the simplest paths to personal growth, a fact that has inspired many individuals to explore the roots of this practice. While meditation is a ubiquitous undertaking, it is closely tied to the history and cultures of India. As such, many individuals claim to actually feel a calming aura in this subcontinent that allows for deeper concentration and a greater sense of self. Travelers can explore this sensation for themselves with a trip to Gulaghar, India.
Gulagar is a small but beautiful city in the Ratnagiri Distric of the Konkan Region in the Maharashtra State. Though there are many modern amenities, the city is not as developed as other urban centers like Delhi and Mumbai. This means that the natural world is omnipresent in the city, a feature that only adds to the peaceful serenity of the area.
The city is also a great launching point for many wondrous sites that are perfect for meditation. A short drive away is the beach town of Hedvi, which offers both a stunning temple of Dashabhuja Ganapti and the amazing gorge known as Brahman Ghal. Also just outside the city is Velanshwar, a seaside temple to Shiva that should not be missed.