After being closed for the final 6 months, the temple of Vaishno Devi opened at present. Vaishno Devi Yatra has began from at present. A Devotee who got here to go to mentioned that the Pooja is being done very properly, social distancing, sanitization, and different pointers are being adopted. Thermal screening is being done 3 times all through the journey.
The yatra was suspended on 18 March. Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board (SMVSB) has fastened a most restrict of two,000 pilgrims on daily basis within the first week, out of which 1,900 passengers will be from Jammu and Kashmir and the remaining 100 will be from exterior.
People will be allowed to journey solely after online registration to stop gathering of crowds on the journey registration window. It will be obligatory for vacationers to obtain the ‘Arogya Setu App’ of their cell phones. Masks and covers on the face will be obligatory. Passengers will be thermally examined on the entry factors of the journey.
Children underneath 10 years of age, pregnant girls, individuals with different severe diseases, and people above 60 years of age are suggested not to journey.
Traditional routes of Banganga, Ardhkunwari and Sanjichhat are getting used to attain the constructing from Katra, and Himkoti Marg-Tarkot highway is getting used for coming from the constructing. Pitmen, spinach and mules aren’t allowed. People can use battery powered automobiles, ropeways and helicopter providers.
There is aarti of the Goddess Mother twice a day. The first aarti happens a bit earlier than dawn. The second aarti is carried out within the night simply after sundown.
Booking of Aarti-Puja can be done online
In Vaishno Devi temple worship can be booked in two classes. The first one for Rs 2,100 and the second for Rs 11,000. These pujas can be booked on the temple web site https://www.maavaishnodevi.org. Apart from these, in Rs.26,000, 48,000, 71,000. And Rs. 1,21,000 Devotees can do shradha-suman puja within the temple.
Stay within the temple
The temple additionally has a free lodging for devotees to keep. There are many massive halls round Ardh-kunwari, Sanjhichat and Bhawan, the place devotees can keep freed from cost. Here you get a first-come, first-served foundation. There are additionally free blanket shops for vacationers. But, at current, blankets will not be given to passengers due to Corona.
AC, non AC rooms can be booked on lease in Jammu, Katra, Ardh-kunwari, sanjichat, Bhawan space. Rooms from Rs 100 to Rs 2300 can be rented right here.
Temple web site and call quantity
The official web site of the temple is https://www.maavaishnodevi.org. For extra info, you’ll be able to contact the workplace of SDM Tehsildar, Bhawan, Room No. 8, Kalika Bhawan, cellphone quantity + 91-01991- 282222.