Chaddi Mubarak Reaches Mattan

| Updated: 08 August, 2022 8:32 am IST

ANANTNAG: The auspicious Chaddi Mubarak reached the historic Surya Temple of Mattan from Srinagar on Sunday, which was welcomed by all sects and beliefs of the locality along with the representatives of the Mattan Tirith Trust.

It is pertinent to mention that the Puja of the Chaddi Mubarak is held at various places en route to the Holy Cave and has to stay at various padavus (stations) as per the past Hindu religious practices.

The Chaddi Mubarak has to reach the Holy Cave on the 11th of August, Sharvan Purnima. The puja of Chaddi Mubarak was held by the sadhu mandals and other devotees at Mattan in the presence of a large number of locals and officials.

While speaking on the occasion, Mahant Mahendra Giri briefly explained the religious and historic importance of the Amarnathji Yatra and Shrine. He added that devotees show satisfaction over the arrangements made by the UT government of J&K for the smooth conduct of the Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra (SANJY) and the hospitality of Kashmiri people has always made the yatra enriching spiritually.

Mahant Mahendra Giri also said that for prosperity to prevail, peace is the prerequisite condition and appealed to the people to shower love on everyone irrespective of creed, colour and caste.

The officers of the District administration, officials of health, municipal corporation Mattan, information, revenue and others were present on the occasion. Ashok Sidha, President of the Mattan Tirith Trust, was also present at the ceremonies at Mattan. Later, the Chaddi Mubarak was taken to Shri Gourishankar Temple in Pahalgam, where it will spend the night before departing for Holy Cave tomorrow, stopping for a night at each Yatra Station.

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