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HISTORIC JAMMU-SIALKOT RAIL LINE

HISTORIC JAMMU-SIALKOT RAIL LINE Jammu-Sialkot rail link was one of the oldest narrow gauge track. The first ever train had entered the state, through this track years before the partition. Commerce flourished between Jammu and Sialkot and RS Pura was a trade hub. The length of Jammu and Sialkot railway link was only 20 kilometers.

Mamleshwar Temple, Pahalgam Srinagar

. With its origin dating back to AD 400, this temple has been an important place of pilgrimage in the region for decades. Lord Shiva is the main deity worshipped in this ancient temple. It is situated upwards a mountain that lies along the banks of the glacial Kolahoi stream. The temple premises have an

Shanta Nand Vaatika Karyara-Hiranagar Jammu

Shanta Nand Vaatika Karyara-Hiranagar By Dr Narinder Paul Shanta Nand Vaatika is a fascinating place with settings closest to the nature situated at village Karyara of tehsil Hiranagar at about 1 km distance from Hiranagar town on Hiranagar-Dyalachak road. The calmness and scenic views, scented and mystic air surrounding the vaatika dispense happiness, joy and

Shiv Ratri celebrations in Jammu J&K

Festival of Shiv Ratri has lot of significance in Hinduism. In accordance with sacred scriptures, ritual worship of Lord Shiva on Shiv Ratri festival, which generally falls on 14th day of dark fort night (Chaudash) during the month of Phagun or Phalgun pleases the Lord Shiva, the most. This fact has been narrated by Lord

Jhiri Mela 2015 Jammu

Jhiri Mela 23rd November, 2015 onwards Jitto – a farmer who gave up his life in protest against the oppressive & unjust demands of the ruling feudal lord about 500 years ago. Jhiri, located 20 kms. north of Jammu city; on the Jammu-Poonch Highway is famous for centuries old Mela, held every year during Kartik Pumima (early

Mani Mahesh Kailash Yatra

The sacred Mani Mahesh Kailash is one of the five Kailash Peaks of Lord Shiva. The peak is also known as Chamba Kailash. Kailash peak stands towering high over a sacred lake known as Mani Mahesh lake, which is believed to be as sacred as Kailash Mansarovar lake in Tibet. As per legend, the abode

KAILASH YATRA – BHADARWAH 2015

KAILASH YATRA – BHADARWAH 1st September, 2015 onwards J&K TOURISM Abode of the mythological serpent God, Lord Vasukinag Ji, the sacred Kailash Kund, located at 13067 ft above sea level in Bhadarwah, Doda District of Jammu Division, is an enchanting crater lake which remains frozen for a greater part of the year. Every year during