The Samapan Pooja to mark the closing of the annual pilgrimage to the Holy Cave Shrine of Shri Amarnathji, on Shravan Poornima was performed today morning amid chanting of religious hymns and Mantras.
Sh Nitishwar Kumar, Chief Executive Officer Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board and Sh Anup Kumar Soni, Additional CEO, SASB prayed for the sustained peace, harmony, progress, and prosperity in the Union Territory of J&K.
Meanwhile, Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board facilitated the carriage of Holy Mace (Pavitra Chhari) to the Cave Shrine of Shri Amarnathji. Shri Deependra Giri, Mahant Chhari-Mubarak Amarnathji led the Chhari Yatra accompanied by saints of Dashnami Akhada and held the Chhari Poojan to mark the conclusion of Yatra 2021.
Earlier this year, the annual pilgrimage of Amarnathji was canceled due to Covid-19 pandemic, but Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board carried out all traditional religious rituals at the Shri Amarnathji cave.
SASB had made arrangements for the live telecast of morning and evening Aarti on TV Channels and social media in addition to facilitating Virtual Pooja, Hawan and Online Prasad booking. Around 7 to 8 Million devotees performed the free virtual darshan on Jio TV platform through live streaming on Shri Amarnathji Channel. All these steps kept the religious sentiments of the devotees alive.
The CEO SASB was accompanied by Ms Charu Sinha, IG CRPF Srinagar sector; Ms Kritika Jyotsana, Deputy Commissioner Ganderbal; Sh. Rahul Pandey Director Information & Public Relations Department; Sh. Atul Kumar, Camp Director Holy Cave and other senior officers of SASB, Army, CRPF, Civil and Police administration.