Tirthas

From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia

By Swami Harshananda

Tirthas literally means places of pilgrimage.

An actual tirtha is the cultivation of virtues like truth, knowledge and the company of the spiritually great souls. It is not the physical places of pilgrimage.


References

  • The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore