Vaishnadevi Yatra: A Pilgrimage by Mitra Rupsha

‘She khanik thake shunyer opor, khanik thake neere’ – Lalon Fakir (thy prevails in the empty sky sometimes, thy sometimes prevails in the waters)  Katra was glistening before my eyes as we huddled along with all our spirits heightened to an ideal – an absolute peak. I was unaware of how much we needed to walk; rather I was just preoccupied with scaling the ragged heightening slopes of the hill for…

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