Manimahesh Yatra 2017 is starting from 14th August on Krishna Janamashtmi after the closing of the holy Amarnath Yatra.
The holy Manimahesh Trek or Yatra is set about fifteen days from the festival of Krishna Janam-Ashtmi. The main Manimahesh Yatra 2017 will start on 14th August on the occasion of Krishna Janam-Ashtmi and will be till the auspicious occasion of Maa Radha Birthday that is called as Radha Ashtmi which is on 29th August.
Chhota Snan will start on the auspicious day of Shri Krishna Janamashtmi that is 14th August 2017.
Manimahesh Kailash Yatra 2017 will be held from Krishna Janashtami to Radhashtami. Official dates of Yatra may be increased by Manimahesh Yatra Trust as they had increased the period of holy Yatra from 15 days to one month in 2016.
If this year time period of holy Manimahesh Yatra is not increased then Yatra will be held as it has been scheduled traditionally, where Chhota Snan is held on Janamashtmi and Bada Snan on Radhashtmi.
Even if official period of Yatra is increased to one or two months by the Trust still dates of Chota Snan and Bada Snan will remain the same.
Manimahesh Kailash Yatra Registration is Compulsory for all the Pilgrims who are Interested to Visit Manimahesh Kailash Yatra. Manimahesh Yatra is organized By Himachal Pradesh Government Every Year. To Undergo this Holy Yatra People will have to go through registration Process, without registration, you can not go for this Holy Journey. Government has made it compulsory for the Pilgrims to have valid registration for shri Manimahesh Kailash Yatra. Every Year Lakhs of Pilgrims Visit Manimahesh Kailash yatra. Due to Hard Trekking Nature and to keep details of Every Pilgrims, Government has made Mandatory to have registration for each pilgrims. Registration is very Easy Process and You can apply online through government website also or you can take directly from Bharmour.
Donot forget to visit Bharmani Mata Temple, before the journey to Manimahesh. It is believed visit to Bharmani temple before visiting Manimahesh Lake is mandatory and without visiting Bharmani temple, Manimahesh yatra is not considered complete. As per legends, To get the glimpse of Mani darshan (view), it is necessary to take bath in Brahmani’s pool before Manimahesh Lake. So do not miss this sacred visit. After Bharmani Mata Temple Visit, you can visit Chaurasi Temple at Bharmour.