Chhari Pujan performed in traditional fervor at Dashnami Akhara
Srinagar,July 23 (Scoop News) -- The traditional Chhari-Pujan was performed at the Dashnami Akhara, here today with religious fervor under the supervision of Mahant Dependra Giriji. The Chhari-Pujan is performed every year on the occasion of Nag Panchami.
Hundreds of Sadhus, locals and Shri Amarnath pilgrims participated in the special prayers and had darshan of holy Mace of Lord Shiva. The devotees also observed Bhajan-Keertan programme on the occasion.
The journey of the Chhari Mubarak will start from July 28 under the supervision of Mahant Dependra Giriji along with hundreds of Sadhus from Srinagar. The Chhari Mubarak will pass through various temples en-route to holy cave of Shri Amarnathji and traditional Pujan will also be performed at Suryar temple Sonwar, Durga Nag temple Srinagar, Shiv temple at Pampore, Shiv temple Bijbehara, Martand Tirth Mattan, Ganeshbal and will stop for night stay at Pahalgam.
The Chhari-Mubarak will leave Pahalgam the next day and make a night halt at Chandanwari and then onward journey to Sheshnag, Panchtarni and finally for holy cave shrine on the Rakshabandan day when the rituals of pilgrimage of Shri Amarnathji will culminate.
Meanwhile the Holy Mace of Lord Shiva would remain in the Akhara temple at Srinagar till July 27 for the darshan of the devotees.
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