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Kedarnath Jyotirlinga, Rudraprayag district, Uttarakhand Kedarnath Jyotirlinga, Rudraprayag district, UttarakhandMeditation: I meditate on the penance of Nara and Narayana, two incarnations of Hari, at Badaryashrama; and appearance of Lord Shiva (Kedarnath) granting them the boon of abiding in that place for their worship.
(Shiva Purana - Koti Rudra Samhita 19)

Kedarnath Jyotirlinga: Kedarnath temple of Uttarakhand Himalayas is a Jyotirlinga identified with the Kedarnatha Jyotirlinga mentioned in Shiva Purana - Koti Rudra Samhita 19. Kedarnath is also one of the Uttarakhand Char Dham.

Worship of Lord Shiva by Nara and Narayana: Badaryashrama is the place where Nara and Narayana, the incarnations of Hari undertook a long penance meditating on Lord Shiva. Lord Shiva appeared before them and granted the boon of abiding there as a Jyotirlinga. (Shiva Purana - Koti Rudra Samhita 19)

Uttarakhand Char Dham: Kedarnath is one of the four places of Uttarakhand Char Dham (Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri).

• Kedarnath temple is located in the Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand.


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