'Aarti' performed at Shri Amarnath Cave Shrine

  • 11 months ago
‘Aarti’ was performed at Shri Amarnath Cave Shrine in Jammu and Kashmir on July 1.

Earlier, J&K administrations flagged off the first batch of pilgrims from Baltal to Amarnath Cave for Amarnath Yatra.

The annual Amarnath Yatra began on Saturday with the first batch of pilgrims starting their journey from Baltal base camp in Jammu Kashmir's Ganderbal to Amarnath Cave. The Yatra was flagged off by Deputy Commissioner, Ganderbal, Shyambir, along with senior officials of the Shri Amarnath Ji Shrine Board and the police at the Baltal base camp.

The 62-day yatra, which commenced on July 1 will culminate on August 31. It is an important pilgrimage for Hindus who visit the
Amarnath Cave, believed to be the abode of Lord Shiva.

The pilgrims will undertake a 12-km journey from the base camp to the holy Amarnath cave shrine in the south Kashmir Himalayas at about 13,000 feet.