KEDARAKEDARA Ganga, Yamuna, Vrindavana and Kedara, Kasi, Mathura, Dwarka Puri, Sangam and Stxty-eight pilgrim-stationsâ€”all these places are there within Thy Form. (Maru M. l, p. 1022) …..Shiva in the form of a buffalo established Kedara. (Malar M. 4, p. 1263) There are twelve great Lingas (Phallus) of Shiva and Kedara is one of them. Kedara is also called Kedaresa or Kedara-natha. It is an important temple of the Hindus in the Himalayas, wherein there is an image of Shiva with the head of a buffalo. It is said that having been defeated by Pandavas, Shiva assumed here the form of a buffalo. Therefore he is called Mahishaaee.
1. Kohli,Surindar Singh ed,Dictionary of Mythological References in Guru Granth Sahib 1993