In religion and spirituality, a Pilgrimage is a journey to a sacred place or shrine. It is the quest and expression of one’s belief and faith. One such world famous shrine attracting the devotees and tourists from world over is Maa Vaishno Devi Shrine, situated in the foothills of Trikoot Mountain in the state of Jammu and Kashmir.
Accessible by road, railway and air, the shrine attracts about 7-8 millions devotees every year and it’s not surprising that this number is increasing day by day. The steep pathways do not deter the Goddess disciples to reach out to her. The journey to her abode is not only taken by Hindus but by people of all caste, creeds, religion, nationality, faith or belief. This world famous pilgrimage is managed by Shree Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board.
The pilgrimage starts at Katra and the pilgrims have to [...]