There is well known Rigvedic Verse that says “Ekam Sat ” that is “There is one Being ,the sages call Him by many names.” The God (Parmeshwar) has three gods who bear on the world .This is Known as Holy Trinity. Brahma-the maker, Vishnu – the perpetuator of life and Shiva (Mahesh ) – the purifier and perpetuator of good and destroyer of shrewdness. Apparatus Veda allude Shiva as Rudra as in its following verse . “We Worship Tryambaka (Rudra) , Who spread Fragrance and Increases Nourishment , May He discharge me ,similar to the cucumber from its stem , From Mortal Life , But not From Immorality . “(Apparatus Veda Mandal VII Sukta 59 and Mantra 12)
The Yajurveda portrays Shiva as austere warrior Whose robe is of Deer Skin and He conveys Trishul .
As per the verse Satyam, Shivam ,Sundaram ,the life is portrayed as having three aspects Truth (Satyam), Good (Shivam) and the Beautiful (Sundaram).
Shiva is a living God. The most Sacred and old books of India, the Rig Veda portrays His essence in the psalms. Vedic myths, customs and even space science vouches for His reality from the beginning of time .The Mohindaro and Harapa discoveries affirm Shiva adore in the antiquated India. As indicated by the more seasoned sacred texts, He has three spots of His living arrangement. One is Kailash Parvat another is Lohit Giri under which Brahamputra streams and third is Muzwan Parvat .
The Amarnath Cave has uncommon importance .
The Legend about the significance of Amarnath Cave is as per the following :-
This is The Cave which was picked by Bhole Shankar for portraying the insider facts of everlasting status and formation of Universe to Maa Parvati ji . The story goes like this . Hundreds of years prior Maa Parvati asked Shiv ji to let her know for what valid reason and when He began wearing the dabs of heads ( Mund Mala) . Bhole Shankar answered at whatever point you are conceived I include one more head in my dabs . Maa Parvati said ,” My Lord, my body is obliterated each time and I bite the dust over and over, yet you are Immortal. It would be ideal if you let me know the mystery of this .” Bhole Shankar answered that it is because of Amar Katha .”
Maa Parvati demanded that she might be disclosed that mystery. For long Shiva ji kept putting off . At long last on reliable request from Maa Parvati He decided to divulge the interminable mystery . He began for desolate place where no living being could listen it . He pick Amarnath Cave . In readiness to that He exited His Nandi ( The Bull which He used to ride ) at Pahalgam (Bail gaon) . At Chandanwari He discharged Moon from his hairs (Jataon). At the banks of Lake Sheshnag He discharged the snakes . He chose to leave his Son Ganesha at Mahagunas Parvat (Mahaganesh Hill ) . At Panjtarni, Shivji abandoned the Five Elements (Earth , Water, Air , Fire and Sky) which make living being . He is the Lord of these components. It is trusted that as an image of giving up the natural world , Shivaji and Maa Parvati had Tandav Dance . Subsequent to abandoning all these, Bhole Shankar enters the Holy Amarnath Cave alongside Parvati Maa . Master Shiva takes his Samadhi on the Deer Skin and think . To guarantee that no living being can hear the Immortal Tale , He made Rudra named Kalagni and requested him to spread fire to wipe out each living thing in and around the Holy Cave . After this He began portraying the mystery of eternality to Maa Parvati . In any case, as an issue of chance one egg which was lying underneath the Deer skin stayed secured . It is accepted to be non living and more finished it was ensured by Shiva – Parvati Asan (Bed) . The match of pigeons which were conceived out of this egg ended up plainly godlike having listened the mystery of eternality (Amar Katha).
Numerous travelers report seeing the match of pigeons when they trek the exhausting course to pay their respect before the Ice-Lingam (the phallic image of Shiva).
Revelation of Holy Cave
The story described by individuals about the revelation of this Holy Cave is of a Gujjar ( shepherd) Buta Malik . He is given the credit of finding this Holy Cave . Story goes like this , that a holy person gave Buta Malik a pack loaded with Coal. On achieving his home when he opened the pack , to his express astonishment the sack was brimming with gold coins . This made him overwelmed with euphoria. He hurried to thank the Saint . Be that as it may, what he found was that the Saint had vanished . Rather , he found The Holy Cave and Shiv Lingam there in . He declared the revelation of this to the Villagers. At that point onwards this has turned into the holy place of Pilgrimage .
The old legends portray an other story which goes this way. The valley of Kashmir was submerged .It was a major lake. Kashyap Rishi depleted the water through number of streams and rivulets . In those days Bhrigu Rishi came that path on a visit to The Himalyas. He was the first to have Darshans of this Holy Cave . At the point when individuals known about the Lingam, Amarnath for them turned into Shiva’s dwelling place a Center of journey . From that point forward Lacs of aficionados play out the journey through intense territory and benefit everlasting satisfaction.
The trek to Amarnath, in the time of sharavan ( July–August) has the dedicated rush to this mind boggling hallowed place, where the picture of Shiva, as a Lingam, is shaped actually of an Ice Stalagmite, which waxes and fades with the Moon’s cycle . Close by are interesting, two more Ice Lingams, that of Maa Parvati and of their child, Ganesha