VAISHNO DEVI TEMPLE – JAI MATA DI
Vaishno Devi, also known as Mata Rani, Trikuta and Vaishnavi, is a manifestation of the Hindu Mother Goddess Mahalakshmi. The words “maa” and “mata” are commonly used in India for “mother”, and thus are often used in connection with Vaishno Devi. Vaishno Devi Mandir (Hindi: वैष्णोदेवी मन्दिर) is a Hindu temple dedicated to the Hindu Goddess, located in Katra at the Trikuta Mountains within the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. The Temple or Bhawan is 13.5 km from Katra and various modes of transportation are available from katra to Bhawan, including Ponies, Electric vehicles and paalkhis operated by 2 or 4 persons. Helicopter services are also available up to Sanjichhat, which is 9.5 km from Katra. Bhairon temple is another 1.5 km from Bhawan.
Vaishno Devi Mandir is one of the holiest Hindu temples dedicated to Shakti, located in the hill of Vaishno Devi, Jammu and Kashmir, India. In Hinduism, Vaishno Devi, also known as Mata Rani and Vaishnavi, is a manifestation of the Mother Goddess.
The shrine is visited all through the year, but the path is difficult during the winters due to snowfall.
Where is vaishno devi
Vaishno Devi is Located in the Holy Hills of Trikuta situated in Katra town of Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir, the most nearest airport is in Jammu and most nearest operational Railway Station is Jammu Tawi, of Jammu Town. Katra railway station may open in late June of 2013
Where is Vaishno Devi
24 hr Bus Service is also available for Katra from Jammu and many tour operators and state transport corporations connect direct buses from major North Indian States like Delhi, Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh
Jammu is connected with all major airlines of our country from all major metropolitan cities of India
You will get trains from almost all major towns of India to reach Jammu Tawi, (Jammu Tawi is the name of Jammu Railway Station)
Jammu is connected by road to Katra which is 50 KM from Jammu town and the travel time by road is approximately 1 ½ to 2 hrs
Trains Reach Jammu Town for now which the nearest and biggest railway station near Katra and will be extended to Karta very soon (as per latest announcement this, may be possible by late June 2013)
Distance of Vaishno Devi, Katra is approximately 500 KM from Delhi and takes around 12 to 14 hrs by train and bus
Luxury buses are also operated from Delhi for Vasihno Devi, Katra and Indian Railways runs special trains, apart from many regular trains from Delhi in peak season and in festivals
It is also a good idea to reach Delhi by train, and then board train from Delhi to Katra, as there are many trains from Delhi to Vaishno Devi, Katra.
You may likely to get reservation in Delhi to Jammu trains rather in Your City’s connecting trains as the distance from Delhi is only 500 KM and takes around 12 to 14 hrs by train or a Luxury Bus Journey is also relaxing