Vaishno Devi

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Vaishno Devi
The Vaishno Devi shrine attracts millions of devotees every year, located in Katra
The Vaishno Devi shrine attracts millions of devotees every year, located in Katra
Vaishno Devi is located in Jammu and Kashmir
Vaishno Devi
Location of Vaishno Devi in Jammu and Kashmir
Vaishno Devi is located in India
Vaishno Devi
Vaishno Devi (India)
Geography
Coordinates33°01′48″N 74°56′54″E / 33.0299°N 74.9482°E / 33.0299; 74.9482Coordinates: 33°01′48″N 74°56′54″E / 33.0299°N 74.9482°E / 33.0299; 74.9482
CountryIndia
StateJammu and Kashmir
LocaleKatra
Elevation1,584.96 m (5,200 ft)
Culture
SanctumVaishno Devi (Maa Adishakti in three forms Mahasaraswati,Mahalakshmi and Mahakali )
Major festivalsNavratri, Durga Puja
Architecture
ArchitectureCave Temple
Number of temples4
History
Websitemaavaishnodevi.org

Vaishno Devi, also known as Mata Rani, Trikuta and Vaishnavi, is a manifestation of the Hindu Goddess Mata Adi Shakti also known as Chandi/Durga. The words "maa" and "mata" are commonly used in India for "mother", and thus are often used in connection with Vaishno Devi. Vaishno Devi Mandir is a Hindu temple dedicated to the Hindu Goddess, located in Katra at the Trikuta Mountains within the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. The Temple or Bhawan is 13.5 km from Katra and various modes of transportation are available from Katra to Bhawan, including Ponies, Electric vehicles and palaki operated by 4 persons. Helicopter services are also available up to Sanjichhat, which is 9.5 km from Katra.[1]

Vaishno Devi Mandir is a popular Hindu temple dedicated to the Hindu Goddess, located in the Mountains in Katra, Jammu and Kashmir, India.

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  1. ^ "Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board".