The Amarnath Yatra is considered to be one of the toughest and holiest Yatra among the Hindus. The holy cave situated at a height of 13000 ft. above sea level, the holy Cave is considered as the earthly abode of Lard Shiva.
Legend has it that the Amarnath Cave was chosen by Lord Shiva to reveal the secret of creation of the world and immortality to his wife Goddess Parvati. After leaving behind all his ornaments, he entered this holy cave along with Goddess Parvati with the intention to let out the secret. It is believed that while he was letting out the secret, a pigeon’s egg over heard it and became immortal. It is also believed that the pair, which was born out of the egg, can still be seen in the cave.