How many jyotirlingas are there in Uttarakhand?

How many jyotirlingas are there in Uttarakhand?
Kedarnath Jyotirlinga is located in Uttarakhand. This temple is one of the most famous Jyotirlinga temples in India. Kedarnath Jyotirlinga temple is situated in the Garhwal Himalayas and is accessible by an uphill trek of 22 km. Kedarnath Jyotirlinga is one of the Panch Kedar temples in Uttarakhand. You will be amazed to know that Kedarnath Jyotirlinga temple is also the most famous temple in the Uttarakhand Chota Char Dham Yatra and also the Char Dham pilgrimage of India. Kedarnath Jyotirlinga temple is also the highest-located temple among the 12 Jyotirlinga temples of India.

Kedarnath Jyotirlinga

The Pandavas originally built the temple of Kedarnath Jyotirlinga in the Mahabharata era. The temple is located along the banks of the Mandakini River. The great Indian philosopher and mystic Adi Shankaracharya revived this temple and made it famous as a major pilgrimage site. It is thought that he died here at Kedarnath Temple. The principal deity of this temple is a Shiv linga and there are many paintings of Pandavas along with that of Parvati, Nandi, and other Indian gods and goddesses.

Origins of Kedarnath Temple

Kedarnath Temple is of such huge religious importance, that it is even mentioned in the Hindu Puranas. The ancestors of the priests who worship Kedarnath Temple were the ancient sages from mythological times. According to Hindu beliefs, King Janmejaya, who was the grandson of the Pandavas donated the entire Kedar region to these sages and gave them the total right to worship the shivlinga at Kedarnath Temple.

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