Saturday, January 3, 2009


The holy Amarnath cave is located near the India-China border hundreds of kilometers away from Srinagar

Inside the Amarnath Cave lies the ice Shiva Linga which is visited by the Hindu pilgrims

The cylindrical ice formation resembling shiva-lingamelts during May to August and gradually wanes thereafter is a stalgamite.

This is a natural phenomenon and is believed to be a shrine of Lord Shiva.

Thousands of tourists visit the place which takes almost 2 days to cover the trip on feet from Baltal.

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