|‘Grazing at Yusmarg’ shot at the end of April this year|
Yusmarg or Yousmarg is a hill station in the in the Western part of Kashmir valley in the Indian administered state of Jammu & Kashmir. It is situated 47 km south of Srinagar, the capital of the state.
Yousmarg in Kashmiri means The Meadow of Jesus. It is believed by the natives that Jesus came to Kashmir and stayed at Yousmarg for some time. It is an alpine valley covered with snow-clad mountains and the meadows of Pine and Fir. It lies 13 km south of Charari Sharief – a town of Budgam district of Jammu & Kashmir. It is situated at the bank of Doodganga river which is a tributory of Jehlum river. It is a popular tourist destination nestled within the imposing Pir Panchal peaks, a sub range of Himalaya.