3-Day Maha Shivratri Mela at Shiv Khori from February 11.
Reasi, February 09 -A 3-day Maha Shivratri Shiv Khori Mela is being organised at Shiv Khori Shrine Cave from February 11, 2010 which would conclude with Vishal Kesari Dangal at the base camp Ransoo in Pouni block of the Reasi district on February 13, 2010.
The district administration Reasi has made all adequate necessary arrangements like security, power supply, medicare, sanitation, plying of additional transport, fire services, blankets etc right from the base camp to the Shiv Khori Shrine Cave.
This cave shrine is situated in the lap of Sanger hills of the Pouni block in Reasi district of the Jammu province about 130 kms from Jammu, 120 km from Udhampur, 80 km from Mata Vaishni Devi base camp Katra.
Lakhs of devotees are visiting this ancient save shrine every year owing to the sanctity and religious importance of this shrine cave. Last year over 8.65 lakh devotees had visited the cave shrine to pay obeisance.
This ancient cave shrine is now emerging as the second largest pilgrimage destination after Shri Mata Vaishno Devi shrine in the Reasi district.
Number of social organisations would also arrange free langers during the mela days for the facilities of visiting pilgrims.