Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra
Shri Amarnath Yatra is an annual yatra for a specific period/ duration, commencing on an announced date, usually on, the auspicious day of Skandshasthi as per Hindu Calendar, and shall conclude on Shravan Purnima (Raksha Bandan). Registration for Shri Amarnathji Yatra often starts on 1st March of every calendar year.
The Yatra trek through the mountains of south Kashmir Himalayas to the Holy Cave Shrine of Shri Amarnathji is made available only in the months of summer to pay obeisance. In the month of Shravan (July – August) the Holy Cave Shrine of Shri Amarnathji has the devout flock, where the image of Lord Shiva, in the form of a Lingam, is formed naturally of ice – stalagmite, and which waxes and wanes with the moon.