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Activity: Mata Vaishno Devi Yatra
Vaishno Devi is a manifestation of the Hindu goddess Mata Mahalakshmi (Mother of Great Wealth) and is revered at this temple, located in Katra, at the Trikuta Mountains, in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir.
The temple is 13.5 km (8.4 miles) from Katra and numerous manners of transport are obtainable to get from Katra to Bhawan, including ponies, electric vehicles and palanquin operated by two or four persons. Helicopter services are also available, to take you up to Sanjichhat, which is 9.5 km (5.9 miles) from Katra.
The trip to the Mata Vaishno Devi shrine is one of the holiest and the most gruelling pilgrimages, for Hindus from all over the world. The shrine is located at an altitude of 5,300 feet (1,615.4 meters) and it is a difficult hike involving steep hills which require a lot of endurance and capability.
A prevalent belief states that when you receive a vision of Mata Vaishno Devi, you should take on the arduous trek to the holy shrine. Armed with the belief that Mata Vaishno Devi grants wishes to those who pursue her blessings, everyone attempts to make a pilgrimage to this site.