Kashi Vishwanath Temple | Varanasi Jyothirlinga Temple

Kashi Vishwanath temple (Varanasi Jyothirlinga Temple) is the most revered Hindu temple in the world. Located along the river banks of Ganga in Uttar Pradesh, every corner of Varanasi city exhibits the spiritual and cultural extravaganza. The Presiding Deity in this temple is Lord Vishwanath (the Protector of the Universe). Kashi Vishwanath is consecrated here […]

Mahakaleshwar Temple, Ujjain (Jyotirlinga Temple at Ujjain, MP)

Ujjain Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlingam

Sri Mahakaleshwar temple, Ujjain is a Jyotirlinga Temple in Madhya Pradesh state. The primary deity of this temple is Mahakaleshwar (Lord Shiva) and his consort is none. The holy tree of this temple is Jack Tree. The holy water of this temple is well water. The agamam or pooja of this temple is known as Kameeyam. […]

Story of Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga

Jyotirlinga is the sacred form of Lord Shiva and there are twelve such Jyotirlingas in India. There is a Jyotirlinga on the banks of Narmada river, where Lord Shiva is being worshipped as Omkareshwar. The temple of Omkareshwar is located in Madhya Pradesh. According to the Legend and epics like Shiva Purana and Linga Purana, […]

How to reach Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple, Ellora, Maharashtra

Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple

Ellora Caves is called as Ellooru, an archaeological site in North-West city of Aurangabad established by the Rashtrakuta Empire. Ellora symbolizes the essence of rock-cut architecture. The caves are actually assembled dig out of the perpendicular face of the Charanandri hills. Hindu, Jain and Buddhist rock-cut temples were constructed between the 5th and 10th century. […]

Nagnath Temple, Darukavanam, Jamnagar (Nagnath Jyotirlingam, Gujarat)

Sri Nagnath temple is positioned in the remote village cited as Darukavanam, in the district of Jamnagar, in the state of Gujarat in Western India. The main deity of this temple is Nagnath (Lord Shiva) and his consort is none. The holy tree of this temple is Mango tree. The holy water of this temple […]

Significance of Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga (Ujjain Mahakaleshwar Mahatmya)

Jyotirlinga is the sacred form of Lord Shiva and there are twelve such Jyotirlingas in India. There is a Jyotirlinga in Ujjain, where Lord Shiva is being worshipped as Mahakaleshwar. Ujjain is located in Madhya Pradesh. As per the epics like Shiva Purana and Linga Purana, once upon a time in ancient India, there lived […]

Upalingas of Jyotirlingas

There are twelve Jyotirlingas. These are scattered in different parts of India near the ocean, on the river banks and hill tops and plateaus of this nation. The list of Jyotirlingas goes like…. Somnath JyotirLing in Saurashtra (Guj), Mallikarjun jyoptirling in Srisailam (A.P.), Mahakaleshwar jyotirling in Ujjain (M.P.), Omkareshwar jyotirling in Shivpuri / mAmaleswara (M.P.), […]

Story of Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple, Gujarat

Lord Shiva is also known as Nageshwara, in one of the temples of Jyotirlinga. This Jyotirlinga is in the location of Dwarka. The Shivalingam is facing South, with the Gomugam facing East. There is a story for this position. A devotee by name Naamdev was singing bhajans in front of the Lord. Other devotees asked […]

Kedarnath Jyotirlingam (Kedarnath Shiva Temple)

Lord Shiva wished to elude the Pandavas, and took refuge in Kedarnath in the form of a bull. On being followed, He dived into the ground, leaving behind His hump of the surface. The hump is worshipped in the temple of Kedarnath in the conical Shiva pinda form. The remaining parts of the body are […]