Situated in a narrow gorge at the end of Lidder valley, the Holy Amarnath Temple stands at 3,888 m above the sea level as one of the most popular pilgrimages in India. Every year Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board's Sub Committee celebrates 'The Amarnath Yatra' with full of senses with spirituality and bliss in the month of 'Shravan' (June-July) according to Hindu calendar. 'The Amarnath yatra' is one holy Yatra that every Hindu wishes to attain at least once in his lifetime.
As indicated by the Hindu aficionados, it is accepted that spirit who finishes this sacred Journey will doubtlessly procured "Moksha" after death. Devoted to Lord Shiva, the place of worship has its own myth. According to the legend, on Shravan day, Lord Shiva narrated "Amar Katha" - the secrets of the cosmos to his consort Goddess Parvati, the beautiful daughter of the Himalayas. As Parvati fell asleep during the discourse, two pigeons heard Lord Shiva's story and attained immortality. Since then, the blessed spot came to be known as Amarnath, and consistently on the full moon day of Shravan, a couple of pigeons are seen inside the cavern. Amarnath Yatra is truly a pilgrim's paradise. The shrine leaves a profound impact of spiritual exaltation on the minds of the pilgrims, who stride through an exceedingly enchanting and enthralling route to meet the shining glory and greatness of god. The aim of the Yatra is to pray in front of a giant Shiva-lingam that appears once in a year in the holy cave within Himalayas. The Amarnath Yatra takes the pilgrims through a wonderful beauty of the nature. Lovely valleys, lakes and superb slopes can be seen on the way. Nonetheless, the visitors are encouraged to take after a few guidelines before getting ready for an Amaranth Yatra.