Udhampur is additionally notable city for the Devika River also known as Devak Nagri. It also beign called Depka by the local Dogras of the City. The Devika river is otherwise called the more youthful sister of the Ganges.
In the Nilmat Puran that was written in the seventh century by Nela Muni, it is referenced that the Devika River is an indication of the mother Goddess Parwati herself to profit the individuals of Mader Desha that covers zones between stream Ravi and Chenab and the waterway Devika showed up on Shiv Ratri. Master Shiva himself stays next to each other with his associate Uma showing himself in type of Shiv Lingas at 8 spots nearby the Devika waterway.
In Devi Mahatmays it is referenced that there is no compelling reason to perform Japa or any custom for acquiring otherworldly advantages at this explorer place, just to contact with the Devika waters or having a shower in its waters is sufficient to get profound advantages. Water comes out by delving about a foot into the sand bed. Incineration on the sands of Devika is considered as praiseworthy as incineration on the banks of the Ganges at Kashi.
How to reach:
Nearest Airport: Jammu Satwari Airport at approx 70 Kms
Nearest Railway Station: Udhampur Railway Station at approx 05 Kms
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