Kedarnath Disaster Anniversary: Mythological & Mindblowing Facts

WRITTEN BY Saumya Jaiswar news

Kedarnath Tragedy

The 2013 floods in Uttarakhand caused great property damage with 6,054 people losing their lives and 4,550 villages destructed.

Unique Shivlinga

Shiva Lingam of the Kedarnath temple is a triangle shape making it unique amongst the Shiva temples. It is placed in Garbha Griha of the temple.



Mantras are chanted in the Kannada language.

Under Snow for 400 years

Kedarnath temple was completely under snow for 400 years and later unearthed.

Shiva Idol

It is believed that the head of the idol of Shiva is in the Doleshwar Mahadev Temple located in Bhaktapur, Nepal as shiva idol in Kedarnath has decayed.


Kedarnath temple is one of the twelve sacred Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva

Protector of Temple

Bhairo Nath temple is believed a protector of Kedarnath.

Nothing can Destroy the Temple

As per religious belief, nothing can ever happen in this holy temple, no matter how big a calamity comes because this temple is being protected by its main deity.

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