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How to register for Amarnath Yatra?

A devotee needs to register for Amarnath Yatra – the annual pilgrimage to the famous cave shrine in Jammu and Kashmir in India dedicated to Lord Shiva. The cave shrine is noted for the formation of a natural Shiva Lingam. The annual Amarnathji Yatra is conducted for two months and begins on full moon day in June and ends on full moon day in August. Registration for the Amarnath Yatra begins two weeks before the actual Yatra date. Devotees wishing to participate in the Amarnath Yatra can register at branches of Jammu and Kashmir Limited in India by paying a nominal fee. An option for online registration is also provided the Jammu and Kashmir Limited. You can find more details about the registration of Amarnath Yatra 2011 in this article. It must be noted that the Yatra faces frequent interruptions due to weather conditions and also due to political reasons. A Yatri needs to constantly keep updating regarding the latest developments and contact the Jammu and Kashmir Bank to know about the…

Navratri 2009

This post is to indicate the dates or period of Navratri or Navaratri in 2009. This Navrathri is also known as Sharad Navratra as it falls during September or October and is the most famous Navratri. September 19th – Navratri, Festival of Nine Nights begin.September 24th – Durga Puja Begins - Durga Sashti puja.September 25th, 2009 – Maha Saptami Puja/ Saraswati Avahan Puja in some parts in North IndiaSeptember 26th – Durga Ashtami Puja.September 27, 2009 – Navratri Ends. Mahanavami Puja/ Saraswathi Puja and Ayudha Pooja in South IndiaSeptember 28th – Vijaya Dashami and DussheraPlease note that the dates are based on Indian Standard Time. You may also like to read

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Bhagavad Gita Quotes on Leadership

Whatever a great man does, the same is done by others as well. Whatever standard he sets, the world follows.Work done in the spirit of common good, is free of attachment.Learn that (knowledge) by humble reverence, by inquiry and by service, the men of wisdom who have seen the truth will instruct thee in knowledge. Perform thou action, remaining united with Me at heart.Bhagavad Gita