Kounsar Nag Lake Pilgrimage – Konsarnag Lake Yatra



Kounsar Nag Lake Yatra is held annually in the Shravan month to pray to Vishnupad. Konsarnag Lake pilgrimage begins after Shravan Amavasya as per traditional Hindu calendar followed in Jammu and Kashmir. In 2013, the yatra begins on August 7. The annual pilgrimage attracts thousands of devotees.

Kounsar Nag Lake is located at Reasi District in Jammu and Kashmir. It falls in the high altitude Mahore mountains.

Surrounded by thick forests, the lake is an important Hindu pilgrimage spot. It is believed that the lake was created by the footprint – Vishnupad – of Hindu God Vishnu.