Shri Amarnath Yatra is very holy yatra for Hindu community people. Inside the 40 m high Amarnath cave, the Shiva linga is formed due to freezing of water drops that fall from the roof of the cave on to the floor and grows up vertically from the cave floor. So Amarnath Temple is worshipped as a Shiva Linga naturally made of Ice in India.
Amarnath Yatra 2016 Dates :
2nd July to 18th August 2016
The Amarnath Yatra 2016 Dates announced officially. The Yatra will start from 2nd July 2016 and conclude on 18th August 2016. The registration for Amarnath Yatra 2016 has been started from 29th February 2016.
Amarnath Yatra Route :
Jammu- Srinagar- Sonamarg- Baltal- Sangam- Holy cave
Jammu- Patnitop- Pahalgam- Chandanwari- Sheshnag- Pissutop- Panchtarni- Sangam- Holy Cave
Amanrath Yatra has two Routes one is through Jammu- Srinagar- Sonamarg- Baltal- Sangam- Holy cave and other route is Jammu- Patnitop- Pahalgam- Chandanwari- Sheshnag- Pissutop- Panchtarni- Sangam- Holy Cave. Devotees travel on foot, either from Srinagar or from Pahalgam. The latter journey takes approximately 5 days.
Chief Executive Officer Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board P K Tripathi said that, “This year’s 48 day Yatra shall commence simultaneously on both the routes from 2nd July 2016 and culminate on Raksha Bandhan, the 18th August 2016.”
You can register online on Board’s website shrimarnathjishrine.com. The registration fee will be Rs 50 per Yatri. Along with Yatra registration form, you must have to submit these documents:
4 Passport size photographs
Duly filled Yatra registration form
Health certificate from authorized doctor
13 years below children and above 75 years of age are not allowed for registration. Also ladies are six weeks of pregnancy are not allowed to perform the Yatra.
Chalo Amarnath…Jay Amarnath