23 Feb 2022

12 Jyotirlingas Of Lord Shiva In India

Rahul Singh

Somnath Temple, Gujarat

Have Darshan of adorned Somnath Temple-first shrine among 12 Jyotirlingas with Chalukya inspired Temple architecture.

Nageshwar Temple, Gujarat

Located near Dwraka Dham, Nageshwar Temple is believed to one of the most powerful Jyotirlingas in India.

Grishneshwar Temple, Maharashtra

Located near Ajanta & Ellora Caves in Auranagabad, devotees get darshan at Temple with spellbound temple structure.

Bhimashankar Temple, Maharashtra

The Temple in Pune surrounded with greenery & situated on banks of River Bhima is believed to be built by Bheema among Pandavas.

Trimbakeshwar Temple, Maharashtra

Located near Brahmgiri Mountain in Nashik, The Temple is unique with three pillars that represent three supreme power of universe- Brahma, Vishnu & Mahesh (Shiva)

Mahakaleshwar Temple, Madhya Pradesh

Most visited Temple in Ujjain City, situated on banks of the Kshipra River nestled in the dense Mahakal Forest.


Omkareshwar Temple, Madhya Pradesh

Situated near the Narmada River, the Temple is highly revered and significant as per mythology of Dev & Danava Battle.

Vaidyanath Dham, Jharkhand

The Dham is most visited in time of Shravan months and special occasions as Maha Shivratri, Ganga Dusshera.

Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Uttar Pradesh

Most highlighted Temple of Shiva in sacred city of Varanasi receive throng of pilgrims and foreign visitors as well.

Kedarnath Temple, Uttarakhand

Nestled in lap of Himalayas in Dev Bhoomi, Kedarnath is not accessible throughout the year. Visit time is from May to October.

Ramanathaswamy Temple, Rameshwaram

Also worshipped as one of the Char Dhams of India, Rameshwaram Jyotirlinga is famous from Ramayana era.


Mallikarjuna Temple, Andhra Pradesh

While in South, must visit Mallikarjun Temple perched on the hilltop of Shri Sailam Mountain with a backdrop of River Krishna.

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