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12 Jyotirlinga (Shiva Temples of Indi...

12 Jyotirlinga (Shiva Temples of India)
Bhimashankar Most people believe that Bhimashankar linga is located near Pune in Maharashtra. However, a debate looms over the original Bhimashankar linga as different legends cite varied locations of the linga. According to the Shivapuran, the Bhimshankar temple near Guwahati in the eastern Indian state of Assam is one of the 12 Jyotirlinga [...]

Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga

Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga
Grishneshwar Temple is an ancient pilgrimage site revered as the abode of one of the 12 Jyotirlinga manifestation of Lord Shiva. The Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga shrine is located at a village called Verul, which lies 20 km from Daulatabad (near Aurangabad in Maharashtra) and approximately 100 kms from Manmad station. Located close to Daulatabad [...]

SRI NAGESHWAR Temple in Dwarka

SRI NAGESHWAR Temple in Dwarka
Purana of Aunda Nagnath temple Pandavas came here during their Vanvas (life in forests) build a hermitage for themselves. Their cows used to go to the same river bank to drink water. After drinking wate, milk used to automatically flow into the river as if the cows were offering to the river. One day Bhima saw this miraculous event. He prompt [...]

Vaidyanath Temple

Vaidyanath Temple
Vaidyanath Temple, also called Vaijnath Temple and Baidyanth Temple is located at Deogarh in the Santal Parganas region of Bihar in the south west of Keeul Station. Baidyanath shrine is revered as one of the twelve Jyotirlingams of Shiva. It may be noted that some schools of thought believe Vaidyanath near Parali in Andhra Pradesh to be the V [...]

Tryambakeshwar Jyothirlinga

Tryambakeshwar Jyothirlinga
Tryambakeshwar Jyothirlinga Of the twelve JyotirLingas of Lord Shankara, the tenth one is known as Tryambakeshwara. Tryambak is near Nasik in Maharashtra. This great JyotirLinga on the banks of Gautami has a unique form. The Lord in this temple’s Grabhagriha is not worshipped with Abhisheka with water (Jalahari) unlike others. There is just a [...]

Shir Bhimashankar Jyothirlingam

Shir Bhimashankar Jyothirlingam
Bhimashankar Temple Jyotirlinga is situated in the ghat region of the Sahyadri hills in the village of Bhavagiri, 50-km north west of Khed, near Pune in Maharashtra.On the banks of the River Chandrabhaga (Bhima) on the expansive meadows, a large number of devotees can be seen dancing as if they are in a trance. This is a constant scene in Pan [...]

Omkareshwar Jyothirling

Omkareshwar Jyothirling
OmkAreshwar is a beautiful self manifest (swayambhu) linga. From the Vindhyanchal mountain range in Madhya Pradesh, river Narmada, turns westward and meanders in that direction. The deep wide river looks like it has assimilated into itself all the sins and sorrows of the humans and releasing them from these. This river Narmada, which flows ri [...]

SRI MAHAKALESHWAR (mahakal) in Ujjain

SRI MAHAKALESHWAR (mahakal) in Ujjain
On the banks of river Kshipra, the city of Ujjain exists in Madhya Pradesh. It is also known as Indrapuri Amaravati, and Avantika. Because of the number of golden towers of several temples, this town is also known as “Swarna Sringa.” One of the seven cities of deliverance or salvation, Avantika Nagar has 7 Sagar Teerthas, 28 teerthas, 84 Sidd [...]

SRI Mallikarjuna in Sri Sailam

SRI Mallikarjuna in Sri Sailam
“Jaya Mallikarjuna! Jai Mallikarjuna” Srisailam is located in Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh. This whole area is full of forests of Kadali, Bilva trees, mountain ranges and Patalaganga (Krishnaveni river). All of them echo from these joyous voices of devotees. When Kumar Kartikeya returned to Kailash after completing his trip around the [...]

Somanath in Saurashtra

Somanath in Saurashtra
“Jay Somanath! Jay Somanath”! Somnath, the first in the twelve jyothirlingas, is located at the Viraval port – Prabhas Pattan in Saurashtra – Gujarat. Known as prabhAsa kshetra, Somnath occupied a much esteemed place in the Hindu holy places. It finds many references in the purANas & itihAsas. The inner temple of the Garbhas [...]

Rameshwaram

Rameshwaram
Rameshwaram is an island situated in the gulf of manner at the very tip of the Indian peninsula. A very important pilgrim centre of the Indians. Rameshwaram is the place from where Lord Rama, built a bridge across the sea to rescue his consort Sita, from her abductor, Ravana. This is also the place where Rama worshipped Lord Shiva to cleanse [...]

Varanasi

Varanasi
Travel to Varanasi :The venerable and ancient Varanasi city is the religious centre of the world for Hindu. A magnificent city, with myriad attractions, both as an exalted place of pilgrimage and a microcosmic centre of faith. Thousands of pilgrims visit the city from all parts of India and from across the world. A unique city where the past [...]

Kedarnath Temple

Kedarnath Temple
Kedar Nath Temple – The Celestial Jyotirlingam Amidst the dramatic mountainscapes of the majestic Kedarnath range stands one of the twelve ‘Jyotirlingas’ of Kedar or Lord Shiva. Lying at 3584 mts height Kedranath is one of the 4 important chardhams of India. History of Kedarnath Mandir Kedarnath is a majestic sight, standing [...]

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