he chanting of “Om Namah Shivay” lends strength to pilgrims on their way to the Amarnath ji shrine. A woman pilgrim of Amarnath Yatra 2022, Archana Reddy says when her name appeared for the yatra, at that time she felt a sense of apprehension. But with Baba Barfani in their hearts, they started the journey. After arriving at the start base camp Baltal, she says there was absolutely no fear. In fact, the environment and experience of brotherhood felt evoked a sense of happiness. My message to others who want to visit Amarnath: do not be afraid. A male pilgrim, Suresh Kharat says he faced no difficulty from Jammu till Amarnath. The government is taking good care and we are thankful. Another pilgrim couple vouched for the good arrangements of stay, security with armed forces around, langer system, availability of ponies and helicopter darshan among other facilities offered by the J&K government.