Amidst snow-capped mountains of the Himalayas and sprawling forests, nestles the shrine of
Temple is one of the most visited pilgrimage centres in India. It is located on the Trikuta Mountain at a height of 5,300 ft. The Vaishno Devi Mandir
is one of the holiest Hindu temples
dedicated to Shakti, located in the hill of Vaishno Devi
, Jammu and Kashmir
In Hinduism, Vaishno Devi
, also known as Mata Rani and Vaishnavi, is a manifestation of the Mother Goddess.The shrine
witnesses thousands of devotees arrive all through the year irrespective of the difficulties faced by them. The Yatra
begins at Katra
and pilgrims have to cover 13 km. of terrain on foot to reach the Darbar. Popular belief holds that anybody who walks the Himalayan trail to the shrine
rarely goes back disappointed. A super natural power seems to draw them through the mountain and they climb up those great heights step by step.
Mata Vaishno Devi Temple is the most visited piligrimage centres in india.We offer attractive packages for the holy journey with great care About the Shrine
of Vaishno Devi is dedicated to Vaishno, the manifestation of Goddess Sati. The shrine
is the abode to deity Vaishno representing in the configuration of a five and half feet tall rock structure and three â€˜Pindisâ€™ or heads. Legend has it that goddess in order to join together with Lord Vishnu to accomplish her destiny was born as Vaishno.
The holy shrine
embodies the â€˜Pindisâ€™ depicting Mata in her three forms: Maha Kali, Maha Lakshmi and Maha Saraswati. A unification of these three temperaments form a distinct Sati known as
The temple is near the town of Katra, in Udhampur district in the state of Jammu and Kashmir
. The shrine
is at a distance of approximately 12 kilometres (7.45 miles) from Katra
. This cave temple is at a distance of 61 kms from Jammu
, the town at the foot of the Trikuta hills is the base camp for the Vaishno Devi shrine
. Katra is * 48 km from Jammu
* 650 km from Delhi (via Una) * 520 km from Udhampur * 410 km from Chandigarh * 80 km from Patnitop. Million of pilgrims visit the temple every year and is the second most visited religious shrine
in India, after Tirumala Venkateswara Temple.
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