Devotees throng Shri Vaishno Devi temple in Katra on the final day of Navratri


Devotees flocked to the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi temple in Katra, Jammu and Kashmir, as the Navratri festival entered its final day today in order to see Goddess Durga. One of the holiest places for Hindu pilgrims is the Shri Vaishno Devi temple, which is dedicated to the goddess Durga in the form known as “Vaishno Devi.”

Earlier on the occasion of ‘Maha Ashtami’ on Sunday, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha paid obeisance at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine and prayed for the peace, prosperity and progress of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.
The Lt Governor launched and dedicated the ‘Live Darshan Facility’ and bi-lingual chatbot on the website of the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board, to the devotees and also released a Yatra Guide Book on Mata Vaishno Devi pilgrimage ‘The Bhakti of Shakti’ by Rupa Publications, a statement said.
Meanwhile, devotees also gathered at Kamakhya Devi temple in Assam’s Guwahati on the occasion of ‘Maha Navmi’, the last day of Navratri.
Devotees queued up to take part in the morning ‘aarti’ performed at Jhandewalan temple in the national capital.