Kshetrapal Bhairon baba.
Bhairon is the caretaker protector of Kedarnath. Unique aspect is statue of Bhairon has one arm broken. Locals tell a story that a local want to enter the Kedarnath Temple to steal idols and other valuables but suddenly valley was filled with Kshetrapal loud voice to stop from entering the temple premises. Thief quickly realized the source of voice and charged towards Bhairon temple. He then fought with Bhairon and broke idol's arm but eventually fell off the stairs and ran back. Till the time he reached his village near Phata his whole family had died and he had no one by his side. Locals in Sitapur continued that several times efforts were done to reinstate the broken arm but every time on next day priest found Bhairon's arm broken from the idol.
Don't know whether this story is true or not but Garhwal Himalayas and local stories continues to mesmerize the essence.
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