About Maa Vaishnodevi Temple
A pilgrimage to the Holy Shrine of Shri Maa Vaishno Devi Ji is sitauated in Jammu and considered to be one of the holiest pilgrimages of current times and rank in top 5 temples of India . The Mother who fulfills whatever Her devotees wish for.
Shri Maa Vaishno Devi resides in a Holy Cave located in the folds of the three peaked mountain named Trikuta (Trikoot). The Holy Cave pull towards millions of devotees every year. This is due to the unflinching faith of the devotees .Maa Vaishno Devi provides them her blessings .
The Holy Cave of the Mother is situated at an altitude of 5200 feet. The Yatris have to undertake a trek of nearly 12 km from the base camp at Katra. At the culmination of
their pilgrimage, the yatries are blessed with the Darshans of the Mother Goddess inside the Sanctum Sanctorum- the Holy Cave. These Darshans are in the shape of three natural rock formations called the Pindies. There are no statues or idols inside the Cave. Darshans are open round the clock throughout the year.
Since the year 1986, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board manage the Shrine and undertake a number of developmental activities aimed at making the Yatra a comfortable and satisfying experience for the Yatris. The Board continues to reinvest the offerings and donations received in carying out improvements in various kinds of Yatri facilities.