Amarnath Shivalinga image – 28 June 2014

Here is the image of Amarnath Shivalinga on 28 June 2014.

The annual pilgrimage to the 3,880 metre high holy cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas, commenced today from altal route in Ganderbal district amid tight security arrangements.

Among religious chants, the first bath of nearly 8000 pilgrims who had reached Baltal base camp yesterday, started the arduous 16-km journey to the cave shrine this morning, officials said.

Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra, who is also Chairman of Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board (SASB) which manages the annual pilgrimage, was the irst to pay obeisance at the cave shrine and participated in ‘Pratham Pooja’, marking the beginning of the 44-day pilgrimage, the officials said.

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