SHREE HUDH MATA YATRA

Introduction

Shri Hudhmata & Trisandhaya Mata Shrines are located at an altitude of about 2900 metre (approx. 9600 ft.) from the  sea level ; and 33 .32’ North lat./long. and 75 .57’ east lat. /long. near the famous Brahama Peak in Anantnallah Village of Tehsil Dachhan Distt. Kishtwar, Jammu and Kashmir (India)   These Shrines are 310 km away from Jammu  and at a distance of about 82 kms from District Head Quarter Kishtwar.

Shri Hudhmata-Trisandhaya Yatra, an annual feature, usually commences in the month of Ashad Shukul Pakh (June or July, Luner month). The pilgrimage is the symbol of obeisance and faith of the pilgrims upon the Divine Mother. The Yatra passes through some of the most beautiful and panoramic mountain ranges of Tehsil Dachhan in Distt. Kishtwar which offers bewitching, charming and worth seeing natural beauty. God has gifted the vale with lush green forests, medicinal herbs, springs, rivers and snow peaked mountains. The pilgrimage has been divided into number of halt  stations with night halts at Jammu, Kishtwar, Sounder, Dilgooth, Gugath and Kaikoot. The most important and impressive aspect of the yatra is the unique Holy Mace (CHHARI) of the Goddess which remains ahead of the pilgrims to provide strength and inspiration to them en route the Yatra.