Lingam

  • Amarnath Yatra begins, snow likely to make trek difficult June 27, 2014

    Baltal: The Amarnath Yatra has begun in Jammu and Kashmir with 1160 pilgrims leaving for the holy site in the first batch. However, snow accumulation in the Himalayas is making the trek difficult. The good news is that the pilgrims going on this year's Amarnath pilgrimage will get darshan...
  • Amarnath Shiv lingam's size shrinks to half of what it was 5 weeks ago June 18, 2013

    Jammu: It's just a week for the Amarnath Yatra to begin in Jammu. Lakhs of devotees throng the icy mountain shrine every year. Network18 has got exclusive footage from inside the cave showing that the Shiv lingam has shrunk to half its size due to rising temperatures. The lingam, according...
  • 14foot long Lingam formed at Amarnath May 30, 2009

    Srinagar: There is a good news for the Lord Shiva devotees this year. Though the Amarnath yatra has been pushed to mid June because of the heavy snowfall, but when the yatra will commence the devotees will get to see the 14 foot Lingam at the holy site. After last...
  • Shiva devotees disappointed as Amarnath lingam melts July 17, 2008

    Manigam: For the ardent devotees of Lord Shiva who intend to trek towards the Amarnath cave, there is disappointing news that the icy lingam has just melted away, nearly one month after it appeared. However, the Shrine board remains tight lipped over it. The icy lingam was the biggest stalagmite formation since...
  • Amarnath lingam melting fast June 28, 2007

    Amarnath cave, Jammu & Kashmir: The holy lingam in the Amarnath cave is melting and the shrines custodians say it is because of the heat. The annual twomonth long pilgrimage to the cave begins on June 30, but people have started early to catch a glimpse of the lingam, which is...