Who discovered Mata Vaishno Devi?
Maharaja Gulab SinghThe Vaishno Devi cave, discovered many centuries ago, was founded in the real sense by Maharaja Gulab Singh in 1846 when he donated Rs 5 lakh towards the development of the shrine.
The Dhannarth Trust is responsible for the advancement and promotion of Sana tan Dharma (orthodox Hindus who believe in idol worship)..
What is famous in Katra?
Katra is a picaresque region in Jammu and Kashmir and it is known for its famed temple of Goddess Vaishno Devi. The temple is highly revered and every year hundreds of tourists travel to this shrine to pay their respects to the Goddess.
Why is Vaishno Devi famous?
It is believed that Mata Vaishno Devi, who was also known as Trikuta observed the ‘Navratra’, to pray for the victory of Lord Rama against Ravana. … Thus, it is due to Rama’s blessings that Mata Vaishno Devi attained immortality and now attracts thousands of pilgrims to the shrine each year.
What is the story behind Vaishno Devi?
Legend has it that Mata Vaishno Devi had incarnated as a beautiful princess in Treta Yuga as a Shakti of Mother Parvati, Saraswati and Lakshmi for the welfare of mankind. … When the time came, her body merged into the astral form of the three divine energies – Mahakali, Mahalakshmi and Mahasaraswati.