From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia
By Swami Harshananda
Caturdhāma literally means ‘the four abodes of God’.
The four places of pilgrimage in the four corners of the country are:
These are the four dhāmas or abodes of God which every person aspires to visit during his life time.
- The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore