Department of Tourism, Jammu and Kashmir

It is situated near Samba and is popularly known as Pehla Darshan of Vaishno Devi pilgrims. One of the prominent religious sites of Jammu and Kashmir, Chichi Mata is generally believed to be the gateway to the temple of Vaishno Devi. Commonly said to be the Pehla Darshan of the pilgrims of Vaishno Devi, Chichi Mata commands an important position in the religious ancestry of the state.


A prominent itinerary of the Jammu and Kashmir pilgrim tourism, Chichi Mata draws numerous devotees from far and wide. The visit to the holy shrine of Vaishno Devi is incomplete without the visit to the famous religious monument ofChichi Mata. Thronged by ardent pilgrims of the Hindu religion, Chichi Mata temple authorities observes strict religious rituals as per the traditional customs.


One must visit the holy shrine of Chichi Mata on his or her way to Vaishno Devi temple. Devoted to Goddess Vaishno Devi, the well known religious site of Vaishno Devi temple attracts several tourists who make it a point to pay a visit to the divine shrine of Chichi Mata.


Far from the maddening crowd of the cities, the serene and calm surrounding of the sacred sanctorum of Chichi Mata fills the devotees with an intense sense of dedication and submission to the Eternal Being. The ardent followers of Chichi Mata can experience the divine presence of the Supreme Power in the holy sanctorum of the temple.


Amidst the picturesque landscape of Jammu and Kashmir, the sacred shrine of Chichi Mata reflects the rich religious fervor of the local inhabitants of Jammu and Kashmir. The native population of the state have great faith on the overriding power of the Supreme Being of Chichi Mata.


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