Vaishno Devi Mandir:
Vaishno Devi Mandir is a large holy mission one stop for Hindus, placed in the pleat of three-ailing elevation Trikuta. The temple is at a distance of12 km from Katra, in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. The temple is dedicated to Shakti, which draws thousands of tourists, not only Hindu pilgrims but many others too from every corner of the country. Mata Vaishno Devi is popularly known by the name of Mata Vaishnavi and Mata Rani. In Hinduism, it is accepted that she was dead some time in this caveat a distance of 5,200 ft while noticing various spiritual disciplines. Click here if you are planning for Vaishno Devi tour and get best travel packages.
Sanji Chhat is an amusing little plateau two and a partly kilometers little of the Holy Shrine of Vaishno Devi Ji. Since the upward gradient ends at this point and because of the scenic view it offers, this place is a pleasant halt for the pilgrims. Prior to the take over in 1986, the state of affairs here was entirely different. Small dirty kiosks housed a cluster of shops, the shopkeepers threw the waste on the hillside, creating a dirty sight and a foul smell. There were no arrangements for drinking water except Chhabils. There was only a Dharamshala constructed by Dharmarth Trust, which provided extremely inadequate accommodation with almost non - existent toilet facilities.
Nau Devi Temple:
Nau Devi Temple is placed in Katra. To visit Nau Devi Temple on your holiday in Katra, and find out what else Katra has to offer: The Nau Devi chapel is a populous guest attraction for the intact place it is placed in and for the high adoration, it is held at. A flight of about hundred stairs leads to the small holy cave. Here, you will find “and” of the nine ‘devis’ (goddesses) which are incarnations of Goddess Durga namely Shailaputri Devi, Bharmachirini, Chandraghanta, Kushmanda, Skanda Mata, Katyayani, Maha Kali, Maha Gauri and Siddhidatri. The surrounding areas of the Nau Devi Temple are very green and clean. There are two caverns here, one housing a Shiva Linga and the another the Nau Devis. The darshan shall not take you a long time as this temple does not remain overcrowded. A river flows next to the cave. After your darshan, feed the fishes while guarding your prasadam against the play full monkeys. Take in the cool breeze and the freshness of the surroundings. Sit here for a while, you will feel totally calmed.
Dera Baba Banda:
A very gray Gurdwara (more than 300 years old) placed in the Reasi sector of Katra, Dera Baba Banda is committed to Baba Banda Bahadur, who was an selected chief by the Sikh guru - Guru Gobind Singh, and again one of his favoured.Banda was a sikh military commander and led many movements against persecution and bigotry of the rulers at the time. Apart from Banda Bahadur's ashes, the Gurdwara also showcases some weapons like a sword, and an arrow, that were gifted to him by Guru Gobind Singh. There are also a number of wall paintings on the Gurdwara walls, along with a "Nishan Sahib" (the Sikh holy flag) made up of Deodar wood, erected by Baba himself. Being one of the important religious centres in Kashmir, the Gurdwara attracts a huge number of Hindus and Sikhs, especially during the three-day Vaisakhi mela.
Night Trek To Mata Vaishno Devi Temple:
About Night Trek To Mata Vaishno Devi Temple, A night trek to Mata Vaishno Devi Temple will be a memorable experience. Katra is the last town in Jammu, which you can reach by any means of transportation, on your way to the temple. You need to clamber thirteen kilometers from Katra to reach the chapel.When you reach the top, proceed to the cave where the deities are kept. Maa Kali, Maa Saraswati, and Maa Lakshmi are worshiped here. There are cloakroom facilities for people to keep their luggage safely. The main delay points are an AdiKuwari chapel, Sanjhi Chhat, and Bhawan. Drinks and foods are available en-route on payment basis. You can avail the facilities like ponies, palanquins or potter service to travel from Darshan Deodhi to AdiKumari and also, to Bhawan and Bhairon Temple. Katra looks amazing in the night with the lights shimmering on the hills. Your trekking experience will be one of a kind and totally worth the effort was taken.
Raghunath Temple was built by Maharaja Ranbir Singh during the period from 1822-1860. It is located at Sui which is about 8 kilometers away from the main capital city of Jammu. The temple has a total of seven shrines with a Shikhara. It is one of the largest temples in the entire northern India. You will find the statues of many Gods in the temple. The main deity in the temple is Rama; Vishnu’s avatar. The other idols include Ganesh Ji, Lord Krishna, and eminent Hindu deities. The architecture reflects the Mughal architectural style. You will see spiral gold plated towers. The main tower of the temple is built in the Sikh architectural style.