Amarnath Cave, one of the prime attractions of the destination, is located at an average altitude of 3,888 m above sea level. Believed to be 5,000 years old, the cave is considered as an integral part of ancient Hindu mythology and is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The cave is 60 feet in length, 15 ft in height and 30 ft in width.It is believed that at this site, Lord Shiva revealed the secrets of immortality to his wife, Goddess Parvati. The cave is famous for its enshrined ice stalagmite that resembles the Shivalingam. During the months of May to August, the Shivalingam experiences buffs and fades with respect to the Moons cycle. Apart from the Shivalingam of Lord Shiva, devotees can also have a glimpse of the ice lingams of Goddess Parvati and Lord Ganesha.The site is under close surveillance of Indian Paramilitary Forces and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF). For visiting the holy premise of Amarnath temple, prior permission from the authorities is required.
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