Kedarnath Temple is the most sacred Hindu pilgrimage in India and is a part of the Char Dham Yatra. Kedarnath is the most revered of the 12 Jyotirlingas dedicated to Lord Shiva in India. According to legend, it is believed that the Pandavas built this temple to seek forgiveness from Lord Shiva.
This temple has its significance owing to the two Shiva Lingas which have been found on a single pedestal or the Panavattam. It is a respected temple where Lord Shiva is worshipped.
As per the beliefs, it is said that this is the place where the brave Kannappa was ready to offer his eyes for the purpose of covering the blood flowing from the Shivalinga. Then Lord Shiva himself stopped him from doing so and gave him the boon of liberation.
This temple symbolizes the dancing form of Lord Shiva - Nataraja. This temple is also known as Chidambaram Nataraja Temple or Thillai Nataraja Temple.