Jammu kashmir : The world famous Amarnath Yatra of Jammu and Kashmir has started from today. It will last for about two and a half months which will end on August 11. Amarnath Yatra was banned for the last two years due to Corona. In such a situation, this time Amarnath Yatra has started after two years.
The first batch of pilgrims has left for the holy cave for the Amarnath Yatra from Baltal in Jammu and Kashmir. Earlier, the officials have said that the preparations have been completed by the Amarnath Shrine Board for the darshan of the naturally formed Shivling in the holy cave.
Let us tell you that Amarnath Yatra is done through two main routes. Its first route is from Pahalgam and the second route is from Baltal of Sonmarg. On going from Pahalgam side, devotees have to travel a distance of 28 kms. This route is easy and convenient for the devotees. At the same time, the distance of the holy cave from Baltal is about 14 kilometers.
Enthusiasm among devotees
Officials said that 4,890 pilgrims have left in the first batch. Tight security arrangements have been made in both the roads leading to the holy cave, he said. There is a huge enthusiasm among the devotees.
Can visit online
It has been told by the officials that devotees can get online darshan, worship, havan and prasad sitting at home. All the information for this is available in the website of Amarnath Shrine Board. There devotees can get all the information related to Amarnath Yatra.
Amarnath Yatra will run for 43 days
Amarnath Yatra in Jammu and Kashmir has started from 30th June 2022 i.e. today which will end on 11th August 2022, during which this Yatra will run for 43 days. With this, Jagannath Rath Yatra in Odisha is going to start from July 1.