What is special about Amarnath cave?

What is special about Amarnath cave?

The Amarnath Cave has a special significance in the Hindu religion. As per legend, Lord Shiva had chosen this cave to describe the secrets of immortality and formation of the universe to Parvati. It is believed that once Parvati asked Lord Shiva about when He started wearing the beads of heads.

Who discovered the Amarnath cave?

Buta Malik
It is believed that this cave was discovered by a shepherd named Buta Malik, who met the saint here. The saint gave him a bag of coal. When he reached home, he was very surprised because the coal was converted into gold coins. When Buta went back to thank the saint, he found the shrine of Amarnath over there.

Why Amarnath is called Amarnath?

Discovery of Amarnath Cave He wanted to thank that saint and went to the same place where he had met with the shepherd but he couldn’t find him and there was a shrine established at that place. Since then the place has been named as Amarnath shrine.

What is the importance of Amarnath Yatra?

Amarnath is one of the most important religious places in India and every Shiva worshipper takes the Amarnath Yatra once in their lifetime. Sonamarg is the base camp for devotees and tourists, who want to reach the Amarnath Cave.

Which God is Worshipped in Amarnath?

Amarnath Temple is a Hindu shrine located in Jammu and Kashmir, India….Amarnath Temple.

Amarnath Cave Temple
Deity Shiva
Festivals Maha Shivratri
Location Pahalgam

When Amarnath temple opens?

28th June 2021
Amarnath Yatra dates are decided by the Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB), the caretaker of the holy cave. In 2021, Amarnath Yatra starts from 28th June 2021 to 22nd August 2021.

Is Amarnath real?

Amarnath Temple is a Hindu shrine located in Jammu and Kashmir, India. The cave is situated at an altitude of 3,888 m (12,756 ft), about 141 km (88 mi) from Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, reached through Pahalgam town.