Sharda Peeth will be opened for pilgrimage

About 5,000 years old Sharada Peeth temple is a highly respectful place of worship for Hindus around the world. According to sources in the Indian foreign affairs ministry a prominent announcement on the Peeth Corridor is expected to be made within a few days.

Kashmirait: About 5,000 years old Sharada Peeth temple is a highly reverent place of worship for Hindus around the world. According to sources in the Indian foreign affairs ministry an important announcement on the Peeth Corridor is expected to be made within few days.

A Kashmiri Pandit group Save Sharda Committee Kashmir (SSCK) in a statement hailed the Pakistani government’s announcement for reopening Sharda Peeth pilgrimage route. Talking to Kashmiriat Ravinder Pandita head of head of the save Sharda committee ” I am elated that in principle Accord has been given to reopening of Sharda peeth in PoK. The seat of learning of adi shankracharya last occupied by swami Nand Lal ji – a Kashmiri saint will come live again. The yatra will resume after 70 years. LoC permit needs amendment to include cross LoC heritage and religious tourism. As head of save Sharda committee Kashmir regd., The only orgn.pursuing reopening, I thank the establishment of both nations on this historic moment’ Divine intervention needed to bring peace in whole kashmir . Sharda – building bridges”.

Following the News Huriyat Leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq write on his twitter handle “Media reports about positive movement between India and Pakistan on the opening of Sharada Peeth temple is a welcome sign. During Hurriyat leaders last visit to Pakistan, we had also urged the [Pakistani] government to facilitate the pilgrimage as it was a deep longing of our Kashmiri Pandit community.”

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