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Vaishno Devi Temple

Vaishno Devi Temple

Vaishno Devi Temple is the famous pilgrim centre for Hindus dedicated to Shakti lies in the hills of Vaishno Devi, Jammu and Kashmir state of India. The place to reach for the temple is Katra which is 12 Kms from the temple and the shrine is located at the altitude of 5300 feet. It is the second largest pilgrim centre after Tirumala Venkateswara Temple. The temple is maintained by the Sri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board.

The temple looks amazing and has a great story related to Maa Vaishno Devi. Vaishno Devi was named as Trikuta when born with in the house of Ratnakar. The divine girl was born to kill the demon Mahishasura. She used to worship Lord Vishnu and on the directions of Lord Rama the girl went for meditating. Due to the Bhairon Nath interference to vaishnavi meditation, out of anger she beheaded him. But when Bhairon Nath realized his mistake and ask for vaishnavi to forgive him, she forgiven him and said that the journey to Vaishno Devi will be incomplete without visiting the temple of Bhairon Nath which there only. On the way to Vaishno Devi Temple there are many tea stalls and restaurants available for the tourists to rest and continue their way to the temple. There are various places to visit near Vaishno Devi. Also, there are various tourists attractions at Vaishno Devi temple.

The climate at Vaishno Devi temple is very cold. Thus, other than the major winter months one can visit anytime to Vaishno Devi temple. Avail Vaishno Devi tour packages to explore the best of this place.

A rail link from Udhampur to Katra is being built to reach Vaishno Devi temple. Katra railway station is well connected to other major cities and states. The nearest airport is Jammu Airport that receives flights from all parts of the country. One can also reach the holy place via buses through government roadways. Vaishno Devi travel and tourism offers the great way of exploring the temple.

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