Giriraj is situated on the top of the Himalayas Kedar, in the twelve Jyotirlingas of the country, the highest is Kedareshwar Jyotirlinga. Kedarnath Dham and temple surrounded by mountains on three sides. On one side is Kedarnath, about 22 thousand feet high, on the other side is 21 thousand 600 feet high cost and on the other side is 22 thousand 700 feet Bharatkund. There are not only three mountains but also the confluence of five rivers – Mandakini, Madhiganga, Kshiriganga, Saraswati and Swarnagauri. Some of these rivers no longer exist but Arakananda’s assistant Mandakini is still present today. Beside this there’s Kedarnath Temple.
Kedarnath has great glory. Badrinath and Kedarnath in Uttarakhand are two main pilgrimages, both of them have great significance. In relation to Kedarnath, the person who travels to Badrinath without seeing Kedarnath, his journey fails and the result of the observation of Nar-Narayana-Murthy along with Kedarnath Path has been achieved in the destruction of all the sins. There is no historical proof about the age of this temple, but for a thousand years, Kedarnath has been an important pilgrimage. According to Rahul Sankrityayan, it is 12-13th century.
|At a height of||3,583 Meter|
|Deity||Lord of Kedar Khand|