How and Where to Donate at Vaishno Devi?

Most of the people going for Vaishno Devi Yatra, are confused about ‘where to donate’? The answer to this question is at ‘Central Shrine Board’. Now the next question is what is this central shrine board? So let’s talk about it in detail.

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Shrine Board:

The Central Shrine Board is used for accepting and maintaining the donations made by pilgrims. This central board is responsible for carrying out many development programs. Due to presence of such a vice community, it becomes easier to maintain the whole record of donations done by devotees, and also to use it for the development work of temple and its surrounding. In J & K there are total four Shrine counters, one is at Bhawan, another one at Sanjichatt, next at Adhkuwari, and last one is at Niharika Complex, Katra.

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The money kept at such a shrine boars are exempted from income tax, so there is no any limit for the maximum amount of money to donate. In today’s fast growing world, most of the people did at least one mistake, and in the return of these mistakes they prefer to donate something at any of the famous religious places. The trend of such donations is more popular in India, due to which there is continuous increment in the donated properties of temples. There are multiple temples in India, whose yearly turnover is more than 10 crores, some of them are Golden Temple at Amritsar, Vaishno Devi Temple at Kashmir, Shirdi Sai Baba Temple, Isckon Temple, Balaji Temple at Hyderabad and so on.

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At these shrine boards, it is not compulsory to make donations only in the form of cash, but cheques and demand drafts are also accepted here. Here the cheques and demand drafts should be payable to Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board, Katra or Jammu. To send these cheques and demand drafts by post, the address of this shrine board is provided below:

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Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board

Central Office, SMVDSB,

Katra – 182 302

Phone – 01991 – 32025

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Due to such a huge rush of devotees in India, there is great demand for such Shrine Boards to maintain the donations. As Vaishno Devi is one of the most famous temples in India, here is also Shrine Boards are more famous, that’s why most of the tourists prefer to stay at ‘Hotels near Shrine Board’.

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Vaishno Devi city – Kashmir

Kashmir is well known all over the world for its beauty. Kashmir is heaven in Himalayas, with snow covered mountains background, fresh water lakes, its Shikaras or small wooden boats and houseboats. Kashmir is also famous for its Vaishno Devi temple. Peoples in various cities, states and countries came to Kashmir for taking the blessing of Mata Vaishno Devi, who is also known as Mata Rani and Vaishnavi.  Mata Vaishno Devi shrine is one of the most spiritual and Hindu Pilgrimage desired destination in India.

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Vaishno Devi temple is near the town of Katra, Jammu and Kashmir in the Reasi district in the state of Jammu and Kashmir and is one of the most revered places of worship in India. The shrine is at a distance of 12 km approximately from Katra. This cave is at a distance of 61 km from Jammu.  After TirumalaVenkateswara temple Vaishno Devi is second most visited religious shrine in India. Vaishno Devi is situated in Trikuta Mountain forming a part of lower Himalayas. Katra town at the foot of the Trikuta hills is the base camp for Vaishno Devi shrine.

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History

According to swampfire, MaaVaishno Devi was born in south India in the home of RatnakrSagar. Her worldly parents had childless for a long time. One night before the birth of the Divine child Ratnakar had promised that he would not interfere in whatever his child wants. Ma Vaishno Devi was called Trikuta as a child. Later she was called Vaishni Devi because of her taking birth from Lord Vishnu’s lineage.

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About Temple

In the temple there are three images of deities, the Mahakali, Mahalakshmi and Mahasaraswati. People belives that anybody who walks up to the shrine of Vaishno Devi to ask for a boon rarely goes back disappointed. Many people visit here year after year to pay obeisance, regardless of their faith or belief, creed or class, caste or religion, for Mata Vaishno Devi transcends all such barriers.

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The shrine is about to deity Vaishno representing in the configuration of a five and half feet tall rock structure and three “Pindis” or heads. All kind of people, whether they are rich or poor, young or old, sick or healthy take challenging trek from Katra to get to this holy place.

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Such a beautiful trip to most religious place ‘Vaishno Devi’ is covered in any of the ‘Kashmir Holiday Packages’ available at our site.