Vaishno Devi Destinations: Vaishno Devi Darshan has special significance in Hinduism. The wishes of many devotees are fulfilled in Mata’s court and this is the reason, lakhs of devotees come here every year for darshan. Although there are many devotees who go back to their homes by the next train only after seeing, but you are coming so far to see the mother, so why not visit the places around Vaishno Devi once. Take a walk After visiting these places around Katra once, it is claimed that you will definitely visit these beautiful places again. So let us tell you which places you can visit around Vaishno Devi ji.
Nau Devi Temple
If you are going on Vaishno Devi Yatra, then definitely visit the temple of Nau Devi, about 10 km from Katra. The Nau Devi temple is built exactly like the Vaishno Devi court. There is also a cave in the beautiful temple of Nau Devi, it is said that even a fat person can easily cross this cave. The devotees who come to Katra on Vaishno Devi Yatra, who have information about these temples, those devotees definitely go to visit this temple.
If you are going for Vaishno Devi Mata’s darshan, then do not forget to visit Sihar Baba temple after Mata’s darshan. There is a 20 meter high waterfall near Sihar Baba. The people coming here used to take bath under this waterfall earlier, but due to the disaster, now bathing here has been banned. By the way, arrangements have been made for people’s bathing just a little ahead of this waterfall. You can spend peaceful time at this place near Sihar Baba.
There is a temple of Baba Dhansar at a distance of about 17 km from Katra. This temple is located in the Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir. It is said about Baba Dhansar temple that Lord Shiva went to Amarnath to give the knowledge of his immortality to Mother Parvati. At that time when Lord Shiva came out from here, his Sheshnag remained in Anantnag. It is believed that the male incarnation of Sheshnag also has a son, Dhansar. Baba Dhansar is seen by going 200 meters down in Baba Dhansar temple. A large number of monkeys are also seen here.
If you are going on Vaishno Devi Mata Yatra and at the same time you are fond of trekking, then Goddess Pindi is the best place for you. It is said that Vaishno Mata ji also stays in Goddess Pindi for a few days throughout the year. To visit this temple, you have to complete a trek of about three hours. To reach Devi Pindi Temple, you have to first reach about 8 kms from Katra on foot. After this the path of tracking starts. However, few people know about this beautiful and charming place. If you are going on Vaishno Devi Yatra, then definitely visit this place too.
There is a temple of Baba Jitto in Jhiri village, just 15 km from Jammu city. Baba Jitto was a farmer, who also raised questions on the feudal system. Baba Jitto was a great devotee of Maa Vaishno Devi. It is said that, when Mata Vaishno Ji had blessed Baba Jitto, he did not ask for anything for himself and demanded water for the cultivation of the people of the whole village. Now there is such a system that, it rains in 7 different seasons in a year, and this is the reason, the people of the village first offer the grain of their fields to Baba Jitto and then collect it for themselves.
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