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Vaishno Devi Tourism

Enchanting Jammu and Kashmir are admirable destinations constituting the northern-most allotment of the country. This admirable state with emerald rivers, snow-capped mountains, splendid plateaus and valleys has a charming rolling topography. Kashmir is alleged 'Paradise on Earth' for its pictursque landscapes that induces a peace state of mind. It has consistently been acclaimed for its Shikaras or small jetty boats and houseboats that can be apparent on the acclaimed Dal Lake and other rivers all beyond the across-the-board valley.

Mata Vaishno Devi Mandir is one of the holiest Hindu temples. It is committed to Maa Vaishno the apotheosis of Shakti (Power). The temple is amid in the hills called after the celestial in Jammu region of India. In Hinduism, Vaishno Devi, as well accepted as Mata Rani and Vaishnavi, is an appearance of the Mother Goddess.

Vaishno Devi, a holy altar that is one of the most visited pious sites in India. Nestled at an ambit of 5,300 ft central the bend of the Trikuta Bhagwati hills in the Indian state of Jammu Mount Kailash Parvatand Kashmir, this holy cavern shrine attracts millions of pilgrims every year. Central the cavern there are three images of the goddess viz. are Mahakali, Mahalakshmi and Mahasaraswati. This temple is central the cavern of a lower Himalayan Mountains which is anchored at an ambit of 61 km from Jammu.

Pilgrims or Yatris as the called are alleged in Hindi language have to stroll 13 km on the bottom to reach to the access of the cavern and it begins from the abject affected breadth Katra. As the walk begins one can experience the breathtaking adorableness and admirable landscape around them. It is an actual very alluring and spiritually uplifting experience as devotees consistently carol "Jai Mata Di" during their walk which gives a bewitched effect. The abode feels so authentic that pilgrims every year assemblage in huge numbers here.

It is believed that Shri Mata Vaishno Devi who resides in the cavern fulfills its devotee's wish and prayers. Once you reach up the Mother Goddess central the pious cavern gives 'darshans', there are no idols or statue, and you will see three natural bedrock formations called 'Pindies'.

At the temple there are 'Aarti' getting performed alert a day, already in the morning and next in the evening during sunset. Pilgrims are not accustomed during this time central the cavern and accept to delay till it gets over. The entire devotee who state actuality accomplish some offerings to the goddess is in turn by the shrine board is acclimated for improvements on assorted kinds of accessories of pilgrims.

For the Convenience of the Yatries, assorted Private Tour Operators and Travel Agents offer their service and adapt tours to places in and around Katra, Jammu, Srinagar or even other locations. Some of the accepted locations are Shiv Khori, Patnitop, Kud, Mansar, Sanasar, Char Devis (Four Devis), and as well assorted destinations outside the state including Himachal Pradesh. Yatries can attend up the details of some of these destinations in the area on Places of Interest.

The tourism administration of the Jammu and Kashmir government has offices both in Katra and Jammu. There is as well a Tourist Reception Centre at Jammu. All these offices can be contacted for added details. The tourism administration and the JKTDC (Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Development Corporation) as well adapt amalgamation tours on some of the above routes.

Yatries are requested to note that none of these travel or tour operators are getting run, organized or advertised by the Shrine Board. All these tour and travel Agencies are privately run (or by the government or its corporations) and therefore, Shrine Board takes no responsibilities regarding the services or the charges offered by them. The Pilgrims or tourists can plan their trip by booking a suitable package that would meet their requirement and make the trip to Vaishno Devi hassle free and memorable.