Theertha Yathra is a devotional reality show. It takes the viewers on a journey of various pilgrimage and religious spots across different parts of the country. It shows us the pious and divine wonders contained therein. The show gives a detailed look at numerous temples. It gives us information regarding which God or Goddess the shrine got dedicated to. It also shows us what kind of rituals gets adhered in that temple. It also becomes a guide for the viewers if they would like to plan a journey to such a place.
The show is replete with information regarding the best times to visit, the major events associated with the area and what to expect. The series covers the journey all over India touching all the sacred places one may wish to travel to at some point in time. It becomes our travel guide if we want to plan a journey to any of these locations. It covers them all including the popular destinations and not so famous ones which one might overlook. Ranging from the Amarnath amidst the Northern terrains down to the scenic Madurai lying in the Southern parts, heading to Puri nestling in the Eastern stretch and then moving towards Dwarka settled in the Western range, this program covers all locations in the country.
The show is a real devotional travelogue which takes all the viewers to different places we may have heard of but do not know much about. It becomes a guide for those who are looking to have some measure of spiritual gains. The host of the show does a good job of making the show entertaining while maintaining the gravity of the topic. He shares various stories and legends associated with the place. This includes the origin stories of the temple and how it came to be.
He also mentions about the deity to whom the temple has been dedicated to and what the legend behind them is. He also includes various myths and beliefs which the locals may have about the place. All these anecdotes make it an enchanting narrative and keep the viewer engrossed. The legends and folklores around some of these temples form an interesting watch even for the occasional viewer. Those who might not be as devotional in nature but wish to enjoy a good show can also watch this series. The audience will surely find this program an informative one.