Saturday, May 25th, 2024

Mystery of the caves! The temple rests on just one pillar at a height of 4000 feet, the water here is miraculous.


Hidden mysterious Kedareshwar cave of Maharashtra: The union of nature and God sometimes reveals such miracles that everyone is stunned to see them. Perhaps this is the reason why there are many temples in India situated in the lap of nature, whose secrets and architects today’s scientists look at with astonishment like a child. Today we are going to tell you about one such temple in Maharashtra, whose cave mystery has remained the same since the 11th century. We are talking about the Kedareshwar Cave Temple located in Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, whose supernatural beauty as well as its mystery has been attracting people for years.

We all know that a chair needs 4 legs to remain stable. But imagine if a chair rests on just one leg? The same miracle has been happening in a temple for years. Kedareshwar Temple is situated on the Harishchandra Hill Fort in Ahmednagar district. It is said that this temple was built by the Kalachuri dynasty in the 6th century but the caves of the fort were found in the 11th century. This temple is also highly regarded because the Shivalinga here is naturally formed. This temple is built inside the fort at a height of 4,671 feet.

The temple stands on a pillar

There are three caves near the temple and in the right cave, a 5 feet Shivalinga is situated in the middle of ice cold water. Out of the four pillars of Kedareshwar temple, only one pillar is connected to the ground. It is believed that this pillar of the temple shows four eras. According to Hindu cosmology, each pillar represents four yugas or cosmic ages – Satya Yuga, Treta Yuga, Dwapara Yuga and Kali Yuga. The cave stands on one of these pillars because three of them have fallen. It is believed that if the last pillar breaks then the world will end. Apart from this, there are also beliefs that these pillars keep changing their height according to the changing eras. As each cosmic era progresses. Along with this, the temperature of the water around Shivalinga also changes during summer. While this water is icy cold in summer, it turns into lukewarm water in winter.

This temple was built by the Kalachuri dynasty in the 6th century.

There is very cold water around Shivling in this temple. Taking a dip in this cold water is very important spiritually. It is believed that taking a dip here washes away all sins. To reach this temple built amidst the hills, you have to do trekking, which adds a new experience to your experience.

tag: Astrology, hindu temple, Lord Shiva, Travel

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