At the head of the
Sind Valley in Kashmir,
flanked on the North by great Himalayan range and Sachkach (Sasakat) mountains
in the south is located the holy Tirtha of Amar Nath Ji Cave "Amreshvara".
(340.12' : 750.01') at an altitude of 12, 720 ft. (3878m) where Suaymbhu
(self-created) the only Ice linga in the world, has been worshipped since early
historic if not prehistoric times. The earliest references pertaining to Holy
Amar Nath Ji Cave are found in Bhrngish Samhita (1) Nilmat Purana (2) Kalhana's
Raj Tarangni (3) Mahatmayas of Amarnatha (4) and Amreshvara Kalpa (5).