AMARNATH TEMPLE: BABA BARFANI

Amarnath Temple or Amarnath Cave commonly known as Baba Barfani, is a Hindu temple. It’s one of the most famous temples in India.Amarnath temple is dedicated to praying Lord Shiva. It’s situated in the state of Jammu & Kashmir at a height of about 12,760 feet.Devotees visit the Amarnath cave per annum for obtaining a pious symbol of Lord Shiva that is believed to be shaped naturally from ice.The temple is barely accessible for a brief length throughout the year within the month of July to August, once the ice symbol is created. The scene throughout the time is totally unbelievable which makes folks believe the quality of the place. From the highest of the cave, water slowly trickles down that freezes to create ice, that when forming a solid base starts taking form the form} of Shiva symbol and it acquires the whole shape on Purnima. It’s been mentioned in Hindu scriptures that Lord Shiva explained to his beloved wife, Parvati the “Amar Katha”.

STORY BEHIND OF AMARNATH TEMPLE

Behind the invention of the Amarnath temple or Shrine lies a curious story. At some point, MaaParvati asked Lord Shiva to let her recognize why and once he started carrying the beads of heads (Mund Mala), to which Bhole Shankar replied, “Whenever you are born I add more heads to my bead”. Parvati aforesaid, “I die again and again, however you're Immortal. Please tell me the reason behind this”. "Lord Shiva replied that for this you will have to listen to the Amar Katha" Shiv decided to describe the complete story to MaaParvati. He started for a lonely place where no alive being could listen to the immortal top-secret and eventually chose Amarnath Cave. Lord Shiva arrived the Holy Amarnath Cave along with MaaParvati and took his Samadhi, to confirm that no living being is ready to listen to the Immortal Tale, he created Kalagni and ordered him to unfold fireplace to eliminate each physical object in and around the Holy Cave. When this he started narrating the key of immortality to MaaParvati. However, as a matter of likelihood, a try of pigeons overhead the story and have become immortal.

DISCOVERY OF AMARNATH CAVE

The popular story narrated by people about the re-discovery of this Holy Cave is a shepherd Buta Malik. One day a saint gave Buta Malik a bag full of Coal. On reaching his home when he opened the bag, to his utter surprise the bag was full of gold coins. This overwhelmed him with joy. He ran to thank the Saint. But the Saint had disappeared. Instead, he found The Holy Cave and the Ice Shiv Lingam therein. He announced this discovery to the Villagers. Then onwards this became a sacred place of Pilgrimage.

ATTRACTION OF AMARNATH PLACE

CHANDANWARI

The distance from Pahalgam to Chandanwari is 16 kms. Mini buses run from Pahalgam to reach Chandanwari. The trail runs along the Lidder River with a fabulous scenic view.

PISSU TOP

As the Yatra proceeds further from Chandanwari one climbs a height to reach Pissu Top. It is said that to be the first to reach for darshan of BholeNathShivshankar, there was a war between Devtas and Rakshas. With the power of Shiv, devtas could kill the rakshas in such large number that the heap of their dead bodies resulted in this high mountain.

SHESHNAG

Sheshnag – is actually a mountain which derives its name from its Seven Peaks, resembling the heads of the mythical snake. The second night's camp at Sheshnag overlooks the deep blue waters of SheshnagLake, and glaciers beyond. The stillness of the Himalayan night increases your inner joy. Once you take bath and enjoy the scenic view, life takes a whole

 

PANCHTARNI

From Sheshnag one has to climb a steep height across Mahagunas Pass at 4276 mtrs.(14000 ft) for 4.6 Km and then descend to the meadow lands of Panjtarni at a height of 3657 mtrs (12000 ft). Due to cold harsh winds it is strongly recommended that Yatris should carry their quota of  Woolens and Vaseline! Some Yatris are also affected by deficiency of oxyge

SONMARG:

Sonmarg is a hill station in Ganderbal district in Jammu and Kashmir, India. It's a popular tourist destination, nestled within the imposing Himalayan peaks.[1] It lies at an altitude of 2800 metres above sea level. The drive to Sonmarg is through yet another spectacular facet of country side in Kashmir.

HOW TO REACH

To Reach the Amarnath Cave:

 

By Air:

The closest airport to Amarnath is Srinagar, located at a distance of around 95 km from Pahalgam, the base camp for AmarnathYatra. Srinagar is connected to major cities in India by airlines such as Air India, GoAir, IndiGo, Jet Airways, JetKonnect and Spicejet. Pawan Hans and Himalayan Heli Helicopters also fly to Amarnath and can be booked through their official websites www.pawanhans.co.in or www.himalayanheli.com or www.onlineglobalhelicorp.com

 

By Rail:

The nearest railhead to Amarnath is Jammu, located at a distance of around 315 km from Pahalgam, the base camp for Amarnath yatra. Major trains connecting Amarnath to other parts of the country are:

Delhi: Jammu Rajdhani

Chennai: Andaman Express

Howrah: Himgiri Express

Ahmedabad: Sarvodaya Express

Jamnagar: Jam Jat Express

Pune: Jhelum Express

 

By Road:

The journey by road (walking) passes through Pahalgam to the holy Cave and covers a distance of about 46 kilometres. The distance to be covered from Pahalgam to Amarnath is as follows:

 

Pahalgam to Chandanwari - 16 km

Chandanwari to Pissu Top - 3 km

Pissu Top to Sheshnag - 12 km

Sheshnag to Panchtarni - 6 km

Panchtarni to Holy Cave - 6 km

FACILITY

Many government and non-government, charitable organisations provide tent accommodation and community kitchen (langar) facilities to pilgrims at a very nominal price or at times even free of cost.

 

IMPORTANT TIPS FOR AMARNATH YATRA

  • Achieve physical fitness a month before the Yatra.
  • Begin deep breathing exercise as there is lack of oxygen at high altitudes.
  • Carry warm and comfortable clothes during the Yatra as temperatures can drop radically.
  • Carry a raincoat and torch as it might rain or snow during the Yatra.
  • Keep some identification document of yourself with you all the time.
  • Carry a water bottle and some dry fruits to snack on the journey.
  • Keep a moisturizer or a cold cream to protect your skin from dry conditions.
  • Follow the instructions given by the Yatra administration.
  • Carry basic medication along with you.
  • Take regular breaks and try not to exert yourself too much during the climb.

 

WEBSITE & CONTACT

SHRI AMARNATHJI SHRINE BOARD

2nd Floor, Block- III, Engineering Complex,

Raj Bagh Srinagar

Pin Code: 190008

MAY TO OCTOBER

Phone No. : +91-194-2313146, 2313147, 2313148, 2313149

Tele Fax: +91-194-2501679

Email: sasbjk2001@gmail.com

 

CHAITANYA ASHRAM

TalabTillo, Jammu

Pin Code: 180002

Many government and non-government, charitable organisations provide tent accommodation and community kitchen (langar) facilities to pilgrims at a very nominal price or at times even free of cost.

 

IMPORTANT TIPS FOR AMARNATH YATRA

  • Achieve physical fitness a month before the Yatra.
  • Begin deep breathing exercise as there is lack of oxygen at high altitudes.
  • Carry warm and comfortable clothes during the Yatra as temperatures can drop radically.
  • Carry a raincoat and torch as it might rain or snow during the Yatra.
  • Keep some identification document of yourself with you all the time.
  • Carry a water bottle and some dry fruits to snack on the journey.
  • Keep a moisturizer or a cold cream to protect your skin from dry conditions.
  • Follow the instructions given by the Yatra administration.
  • Carry basic medication along with you.
  • Take regular breaks and try not to exert yourself too much during the climb.

 

WEBSITE & CONTACT

SHRI AMARNATHJI SHRINE BOARD

2nd Floor, Block- III, Engineering Complex,

Raj Bagh Srinagar

Pin Code: 190008

MAY TO OCTOBER

Phone No. : +91-194-2313146, 2313147, 2313148, 2313149

Tele Fax: +91-194-2501679

Email: sasbjk2001@gmail.com

 

CHAITANYA ASHRAM

TalabTillo, Jammu

Pin Code: 180002

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बैद्यनाथ धाम ज्योतिर्लिंग :

बैद्यनाथ ज्योतिर्लिंग मंदिर को ही बाबा बैद्यनाथ धाम भी कहा जाता है।इस जगह को शिव के सबसे पवित्र निवास स्थान और 12 ज्योतिर्लिंगों में से एक माना जाता है। यह भारत के झारखंड राज्य के देवघर में स्थित है। इस मंदिर परिसर है बाबा बैद्यनाथ का ज्योतिर्लिंग स्थापित है।मंदिर परिसर में बैद्यनाथ धाम ज्योतिर्लिंग के अलावा 21 अन्य मंदिर भी हैं।

पूजा का महत्त्व:

भगवान शिव के पूजा में बेलपत्र चढ़ाना सर्वश्रेठ और शुभ माना गया है। तीन पत्तियों का संगम, शिव की तीन आंखों के अलावा उनके त्रिशूल का भी प्रतीक है, जो पिछले तीन जन्मों के पापों को नष्ट करने के वाला माना जाता है। हालाँकि, वृक्ष के बेलपत्र तोड़ने का भी एक समय होता हैं। कहा जाता हैं कि महादेव सौ कमल चढ़ाने से जितने प्रसन्न होते हैं, उतना ही एक नीलकमल चढ़ाने पर होते हैं और एक हजार नीलकमल के बराबर एक बेलपत्र होता है। इसीलिए भगवान शिव को प्रसन्न करने के लिए बेलपत्र चढ़ाना चाहिए।

पूजा कैसे होगी?

हमारे द्वारा नियुक्त पुजारी बैद्यनाथ धाम मंदिर में बेलपत्र द्वारा स्थापित विधी से पूजा सम्पन्न करते है।

पूजा सामग्री:

बेलपत्र, जल, फूल।

पूजा अवधि:

नित्य, 10 मिनट

पूजा करने वाले पंडितों की संख्या:
  • पंडित मोती राम मिश्रा 35 वर्षों के अनुभव के साथ।

  • पंडित ललन मिश्रा 10 वर्षों के अनुभव के साथ।

डिसक्लेमर : हम किसी भी मंदिर के एजेंट, सहयोगी या प्रतिनिधि नहीं हैं। हम पूरे देश में फैले पंडितों के अपने नेटवर्क के माध्यम से सेवाएं प्रदान करवाते हैं

इस पूजा को बुकिंग के 7 दिनों के अंदर शुरु करवाया जाएगा।

About the Temple :

Baidyanath Jyotirlinga temple, also known as Baba Baidyanath dham and Baidyanath dham is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas, the most sacred abodes of Shiva. It is located in Deoghar in the Santhal Parganas division of the state of Jharkhand, India. It is a temple complex consisting of the main temple of Baba Baidyanath, where the Jyotirlinga is installed, and 21 other temples.

About the Puja:

Offering Bilva or belpatra in Shiva Puja is important and considered auspicious. A confluence of three leaves, "Bilva" is symbolic of Shiva's three eyes as well as his trident (trishul) which is believed to destroy sins of the past three births. However, there are certain days when one should not pluck the bel leaves from a tree.

How Puja is done ?

The purohits and pandits will perform the puja with proper rituals and right procedure inside Baba Baidyanath Dham Temple.

Puja Samagri:

Belpatra, Jal, Flowers.

Puja Duration:

10 mins, Everday

Number of Pandits performing Puja:
  • Pandit Moti Ram Mishra with 35 years of experience.

  • Pandit Lallan Mishra with 10 years of experience.

Disclaimer : We are not an agent, associate or representative of any temple. We perform services through our own network of Pandits spread throughout the country

Please note it can take up to 7 days to schedule the puja.