Ardh kuwari cave, Katra

The term Adhkuwari is believed to have come from Adi kumari, which means “The Eternal Virgin”. According to the legend, when Vaishnavi, in the form of a small girl, disappeared from the Bhandaara organized by Pandit Shridhar, she halted at Banganga and Charan Paduka. From there she reached Adhkuwari, where, in a small womb shaped … Read more Ardh kuwari cave, Katra

Peer Badesar Temple, Rajauri

Peer Badesar Temple, built in 142 AD, is located at Veer Vadweshavar village in Rajouri District of Jammu and Kashmir. Veer Vadweshavar is about 60 km from Rajouri.The temple is believed to have been constructed by King Kanishka in memory of Veer Vadweshavar, the son of Lord Shiva. After defeating the King Dakasha, Veer Vadweshavar stayed at this village, where Kanishka afterward … Read more Peer Badesar Temple, Rajauri

Bahu Temple, Jammu

Bahu Temple is one of the ancient temples of Jammu, which is situated on a rock face on the left bank of River Tawi. The foundation stone of the temple within Bahu Fort complex is believed to have been laid over 3,000 years ago by Raja Bahulochan. The holy shrine dedicated to Goddess Kali is … Read more Bahu Temple, Jammu