Amid the vital determination of cancelling the Amarnath Yatra this year, a major part of the Shiv Lingam (ice stalagmite) shaped inside the Amarnath cave shrine has melted away thanks to increase in temperature.
This will come two weeks forward of Shravan Purnima, which falls on August 3. According to formal sources, ” A key part of the Shiv lingam (ice stalagmite) has by now melted absent, only a person feet remains noticeable.”
A senior officer was reportedly explained, “The bordering hill attributes remained lined with snow for a for a longer period length but this time the snow had melted away little previously. Due to very clear sunny times, the day temperature induced quickly melting absent of shiv lingam”, he extra.
No Amarnath Yatra this 12 months
Amid the increase in coronavirus situations and all the pilgrimages staying suspended, the once-a-year Amarnath Yatra pilgrimage stands cancelled this yr owing to the COVID-19 pandemic. The pilgrimages this calendar year has been cancelled predominantly owing to coronavirus pandemic, digression of forces to Ladakh and stability eventualities in the Valley.
According to sources, a important assembly of Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB) took spot nowadays, July 21 to consider a last determination on conducting the pilgrimage this year. So significantly the board was limited-lipped about the program of the annual Yatra.
The 42-day-lengthy yatra to the 3,880-metre-large holy cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas was before curtailed and was to be held only from the Batal route for 15 days. It is pertinent to take note that the yatra concludes on Shravan Poornima each calendar year, and this time, it is on August 3.
“The Board is mindful of and respects the sentiments of millions of devotees. To hold the religious sentiments alive, the Board shall keep on are living telecast/virtual darshan of the morning and night aarti. Additional, the traditional rituals shall be carried out as per earlier apply. Also, the Chhadi Mubarak shall be facilitated by the govt,” the assertion go through.