Mata Vaishno Devi Temple

Mata Vaishno Devi Temple Details

The Vaishno Devi temple is recognized as one of the “Shakti Peeths” of goddess ‘ Durga’.This holy shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi which is situated in the folds of mighty ‘Tirkuta’ Hills’ attracts lakhs of devotees from all parts of India and abroad.People who visit the shrine constitute a heterogeneous profile comprising of wealthy & poor, aged & young, males & females from within and outside the country. The Shrine of goddess ‘Vaishno Devi’ is reached by an arduous climb.

The scenic beauty, the landscape around and the constant chanting of ‘Jai Mata Di’, leaves a mystic effect on the devotees. At the culmination of their pilgrimage the devotees are blessed with the ‘Darshans’ of the deity in her three manifestations as three Pindies, located inside the sanctum- sanatorium, which is open for the devotees through out the year in all seasons.

It is truly a spiritually uplifting experience to witness the faith of the devotees, who are motivated to the heart by three words being chanted since the ages.
Mata Vaishno Devi Temple is the most visited piligrimage centres in india.We offer attractive packages for the holy journey with great care.

About the Shrine

The shrine of Vaishno Devi is dedicated to Vaishno, the manifestation of Goddess Sati. The shrine is the abode to deity Vaishno representing in the configuration of a five and half feet tall rock structure and three ‘Pindis’ or heads. Legend has it that goddess in order to join together with Lord Vishnu to accomplish her destiny was born as Vaishno.

The holy shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi embodies the ‘Pindis’ depicting Mata in her three forms: Maha Kali, Maha Lakshmi and Maha Saraswati. A unification of these three temperaments form a distinct Sati known as Mata Vaishno Devi.
The temple is near the town of Katra, in Udhampur district in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. The shrine is at a distance of approximately 12 kilometres (7.45 miles) from Katra. This cave temple is at a distance of 61 kms from Jammu. Katra, the town at the foot of the Trikuta hills is the base camp for the Vaishno Devi shrine. Katra is * 48 km from Jammu * 650 km from Delhi (via Una) * 520 km from Udhampur * 410 km from Chandigarh * 80 km from Patnitop. Million of pilgrims visit the temple every year and is the second most visited religious shrine in India, after Tirumala Venkateswara Temple.