Amarnath Shiva Temple in Kashmir, Cave Temple of Natural Ice Shivling

Amarnath Shivling Temple

Amarnath temple in Kashmir is the cave temple of natural ice shivling. It is one of the most revered pilgrimage places in India. Amarnath cave temple is located at 86 miles north east of Srinagar at 13000 feet above sea level. Surrounded by the snow clad mountains, Amarnath enshrines a natural Shivaling of ice formed […]

Vaishnodevi and Amarnath Yatra will be costlier from 2010

Pilgrimage to world famous Hindu temples Mata Vaishnodevi and Amarnath (Vaishnodevi Yatra and Amarnath yatra) will be costlier from July 2010. Jammu and Kashmir government has announced that Rs 2,000 would be charged as entry fee per vehicle carrying pilgrims to Vaishnodevi Mandir and Amarnath Mandir. PTI News reports: Jammu and Kashmir government today said […]

Srinagar Vicharnag Temple reopens

Historic Vicahrnag temple was reopened on Akshaya Tritiya (May 16, 2010) amid the Vedic ritual and chanting of hymns. Kashmir Pandits gathered in large numbers and offered pujas as it is reopened after 20 years. The temple was closed in the ‘90s when the Kashmir Pandits migrated from the Kashmir valley following turbulence. Vicharnag temple […]