Budha Amarnath Yatra is annually held in Shravan month to the famous Swami Budha Amarnath Ji Temple dedicated to Hindu God Shiva. The temple is around 25 km northeast of Poonch town in
. The yatra begins on the 3rd of the waxing phase of moon in Shravan month. The important rituals are performed on Shravan Purnima day. In 2016, Budha Amarnath Yatra is from August 5 to August 18, 2016. Jammu and Kashmir
is famous for a naturally formed white Shivling. The main temple is carved into a single rock. Budha Amarnath Temple
The temple is located on the confluence of rivers Nallah Gagri and Pulsta Nadi. Four holy springs also rise near the temple and devotees perform holy bath in the springs.
The chhari mubarak journey to the temple begins three days before Raksha Bandhan from Dashnami Akhara Poonch.