What is Pilgrimage?

Pilgrimage is a ritual journey undertaken alone or as part of a group with the aim of achieving ritual purification, perfection or salvation.

Pilgrimage is a religious experience in which a series of bonds are established between a place in this world and a higher sphere; between an individual traveler and a community, between a flesh and blood pilgrim and he who is reborn, purified by the consummation of his goal.

These bonds are what distinguish pilgrimage from any other type of journey or travel.

2 responses to “What is Pilgrimage?

  1. Good thughts Arlene. I appreciate you writing them.


  2. Good definition Arlène 😉


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