Srinagar

Charan Paduka

Charan Paduka is a sacred destination that is nestled at an elevation of 3380 feet just 1.5 kms from Banganga. It is believed that the Goddess Durga decided to stay at this place, when she was chased by Bhairavnath. Devotees from various geographical locations of the world visit the Charan Paduka temple to pay homage at the footprints of the Goddess etched on a large piece of rock. The devotees touch the feet of the Mata and pray for her blessings while also enjoying the fun-filled journey. The serene environment of the place and Mata’s blessings fill the devotees with a new found energy and a get great peace of mind. To handle any medical emergencies, a medical unit of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board has also been set up to provide all the important medical facilities for the betterment of the devotees.

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