Saraswati Temple, Kashmir | Sharada Shakti Peeth in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir

Goddess Saraswati temple (Sharada Temple – which is now in ruins Pakistan occupied Kashmir) on the banks of the Krishnaganga river (referred to as Neelum river by Pakistan) is the last Shaktipeetha Temple mentioned as part of Ashtadasha Shaktipeethas in Hindu Scriptures as ‘Kashmirethu Saraswati’. The temple is at a height of 11,000 feet above […]

New Sharada Temple in Kashmir by Sringeri Sharada Peetham

It is well-known that Jagadguru Sri Adi Shankaracharya consecrated Goddess Sharada at Sringeri while establishing the Dakshinamnaya Peetham and towards the end of His Digvijaya Yatra, ascended the Sarvajna Peetham of Goddess Sharada at Kashmir. Goddess Sharada has been revered in Kashmir since time immemorial and is referred to by the epithet, “Kaashmira-pura-vaasini”. On February […]

Jwala Chaturdashi at Jwalamukhi Temple in Anantnag of Kashmir

Jwala Chaturdasi or Jwalamukhi Chaturdashi is an annual festival celebrated at Jwalamukhi Temple of Khru or Khrew, Srinagar of Kashmir. In 2022, Jwala Chaturdashi date is July 12. It is celebrated on fourteenth day in Shukla Paksha of Aashadh month. Jwala Mukhi Temple is situated about 20 kms from Srinagar in Anantnag district. Jwala Chaturdashi is […]

Martand Temple, Anantnag

Martand Temple in Anantnag is one of the famous temples in Jammu & Kashmir state. Here is the Martand Temple’s story, history, importance & architecture.. Among the interesting sights in the vicinity of Anantnag, the ruins of Martand hold the first place and they are easy to access, being just 10 Kms from the main town […]

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 […]