Katra, April 13: Shat Chandi Maha Yagya organized by Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board at the Holy Cave Shrine of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Ji during Navratras for peace and prosperity, concluded today with Purna Ahuti, on the auspicious occasion of Ramanavami.
Mr. K. Skandan, Advisor to Governor; Mr. Simrandeep Singh, Chief Executive Officer, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board; Mr. Vivek Verma, Additional CEO of the Shrine Board; Mr. Naresh Kumar, SDM Bhawan; other officers and staff of the Shrine Board, besides a large number of pilgrims participated in Purna Ahuti and other religious ceremonies performed amidst Vedic Mantras on the occasion.
A group of 27 pandits led by Prof. Vishwamurti Shastri performed the Maha Yagya.
It is pertinent to mention that the Bhawan of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Ji, Atka and the area surrounding were specially decorated with flowers brought from various parts of the country and abroad. The Shrine Board had also made elaborate arrangements for the pilgrims who visited the Holy Cave Shrine of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Ji during Navratras. These arrangements included ensuring sufficient water and uninterrupted power supply along the track leading to the Shrine and in the Bhawan area, sanitation, availability of special fast related food at the catering outlets of the Shrine Board, etc.
The pilgrims visiting the Holy Cave Shrine lauded the arrangements made by the Shrine Board for their facilitation. They were highly appreciative of the decoration of the Bhawan of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Ji, Atka and the area surrounding with flowers.