Living the Hard Way | Rudraksh Sellers Find Spiritual Marketplace Each Year At Amarnath Camps We sell a varieties of Rudraksh and our goods come from Nepal, said a female Rudraksh seller. We have come from Maharashtra to sell here at Amarnath. We have been continuously coming here for 20-25 years to set up shop. After Amarnath yatra, we will go to Allahabad Kumbh Mela in 2024 to set up our shop. He daughter said she left studies to move around with her mother. She has visited the Amarnath cave twice. We like to stay with our parents, said her daughter. We feel insecure when they are away so we stick to them. Other Rudraksh sellers too come to Amarnath to sell spiritual stuff. One person had been coming for the past five years. He was selling medium quality Rudraksh indicating he had found a client base of middle class people among the devotees. Although this seller had been coming for the past five years, he has had darshan of Baba Bholenath only twice. The lady seller observed how well the Amarnath yatra goes on and no difficulties are faced by the travelers. She said they get to eat free food in the langar and tent to sleep. This is how under tough climatic situations, some people find opportunities to earn their living the hard way.