JK News Today
KATRA, JUNE 23:
Durga Saptshati Paath, Pooja and Havan organised by Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board at the Holy Cave Shrine of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Ji commenced on the auspicious occasion of beginning of Gupt Navratras amidst chanting of Vedic Mantras. Durga Saptshati Paath, Pooja and Havan, which is being performed at the Holy Cave Shrine for peace, prosperity and health of humanity, will conclude with Purna Ahuti on Navami on 29th June 2020.
Mr. Ramesh Kumar, Chief Executive Officer, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board said that besides the Durga Saptshati Paath, Pooja and Havan, 1.25 lakh Navarna Mantra Jaap is also being performed during the Gupt Navratras.
It is pertinent to mention that in view of the Covid-19, the yatra to the Holy Cave Shrine has been suspended w.e.f. 18 March 2020. However, pooja, aarti and other rituals at the Shrine are being performed as usual.