Vaishno Devi Bhawan Ready To Welcome Pilgrims On Chaitra Navratra
LM NEWS 24
LM NEWS 24

Vaishno Devi Bhawan Ready To Welcome Pilgrims On Chaitra Navratra

Vaishno Devi Bhawan Ready To Welcome Pilgrims On Chaitra Navratra

Adorned with thousands of multi-hued flowers, the holy cave shrine of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi is all set to host pilgrims expected to visit it in large numbers during the ensuing nine-day Navratra beginning from March 22.

Jammu and Kashmir LG Manoj Sinha who is also the Chairman of the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board, earlier on March 18 announced dedicated a five-storey Durga Bhawan to the pilgrims.

Chaitra Navratri is a nine-day festival dedicated to the worship of the nine incarnations of Maa Durga – Shailaputri, Brahmacharini, Chandraghanta, Kushmanda, Skandamata, Katyayani, Kalaratri, Mahagauri, and Siddhidatri.

It is observed in the first month of the Hindu lunar calendar, known as Chaitra. Therefore, the Navratri observed in this period is known as Chaitra Navratri. Additionally, Chaitra month is also the beginning of the Hindu New Year.

Hindus also observe Ram Navami on the ninth day.

The building has provision to accommodate 3000 pilgrims on a daily basis, bound to give a new shape and structure to the comforts and convenience of the pilgrims visiting the Holy Shrine.

“The Bhawan is equipped with free and paid accommodation alongwith washroom, locker facilities, a prasad counter and aesthetically designed Tripti Bhojanalya and buffet for providing hygienic and wholesome food at nominal rates for the convenience of the devotees,” the official stamen stated.

Chief Executive Officer of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board (SMVDSB) Anshul Garg reviewed the arrangements being put in place for pilgrims on the track and other locations which include round-the-clock water and power supply along the track leading to the shrine, sanitation, medicare and availability of special “fast-related” food at the catering outlets of the Shrine Board.

The Shrine Board shall continue to deliver special facilities to the Divyangjan which includes pony and battery car services on a complimentary basis, besides, priority darshans at the sanctum sanctorum during these Navratras.

Arrangements have also been made for a ‘Shat Chandi Maha Yagya’ at the shrine for peace, prosperity and good health of mankind. The ‘yagya’ will be telecast live from 11.30 AM to 12:30 PM every day during Navratra. In addition, there will be ‘bhajan’ and ‘bhaint’ performances by renowned artists during morning and evening Atka Aarti to add a spiritual fervour for the visiting pilgrims. It is pertinent to mention that the Aatka Aarti area stands remodelled to accumulate over 500 pilgrims in every session, thus doubling the existing capacity.

Garg has asked all area and unit heads and engineers of the board to personally take stock of the arrangements on the ground in their respective areas of responsibility on a daily basis and ensure sanitation and cleanliness besides other requisite arrangements.

“We have to double our efforts to meet the rising expectations of pilgrims so that they go back with a pleasant experience and happy memories,” an official statement said quoting Garg.

He further appealed to the pilgrims that all the pilgrim-centric facilities including helicopter tickets, battery car, accommodation, Aarti Darshan, Havan and donations can be booked online through the Official Website of Shrine Board: www.maavaishnodevi.org and MATA VAISHNO DEVI APP, only.

He also said all routes leading to the holy shrine must be fully maintained for the smooth movement of pilgrims apart from ensuring sufficient supplies of provisions, food, water, etc, along the track. (ANI)

Read More Article: http://13.232.95.176/

0 0 votes
Article Rating
Subscribe
Notify of
guest
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

We use cookies to give you the best online experience. By agreeing you accept the use of cookies in accordance with our cookie policy.

Privacy Settings saved!
Privacy Settings

When you visit any web site, it may store or retrieve information on your browser, mostly in the form of cookies. Control your personal Cookie Services here.

These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features. Without these cookies basic services cannot be provided.

Cookie generated by applications based on the PHP language. This is a general purpose identifier used to maintain user session variables. It is normally a random generated number, how it is used can be specific to the site, but a good example is maintaining a logged-in status for a user between pages.
  • PHPSESSID

Used on sites built with Wordpress. Tests whether or not the browser has cookies enabled
  • wordpress_test_cookie

In order to use this website we use the following technically required cookies
  • wordpress_test_cookie
  • wordpress_logged_in_
  • wordpress_sec

Decline all Services
Accept all Services
0
Would love your thoughts, please comment.x
()
x