Jyotirlingas Of Lord Shiva In India — Take A Look
Jyotirlingas are the 12 special temples of India dedicated to Lord Shiva since ancient times. A Jyotirlingas or Jyotirlingas is a tirtha where Lord Shiva. Lord Shiva is said to have disclose himself to his devotees in the form of Jyoti i.e. Light that why this temple called a Jyotirlingas. It is said that there are 64 Jyotirlingas situated in India. But 12 Jyotirlingas are assuming to be very favorable and revered among them.
These Jyotirlingas are located in 8 states of India Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Uttarakhand, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh. There are Twelve Jyotirlinga shrines in India these shrines are Kedarnath, Somnath, Omkareshwar, Shri Sailam, Mahakaleshwar, Bhimashankar, Varanasi, Trimbakeshwar, Vaidyanath, Nageshwar, Rameshwaram and Grishneshwar.
This 25 days program takes the tourists to all the 12 Jyotirlingas positioned from east to west in India. This India holiday tour packages is perfect for all those who want to relax their minds and believe in spirituality.
Devotees Line Up In Great Numbers To Take A Look And Get A Darshan Of All The Jyotirlingas -
Somnath — Somnath is located Saurashtra in Gujarat. Somnath temple is first in the twelve Jyotirlingas. It was built during the period between 320 and 500 AD.
Kedarnath — It is the Northernmost of the Jyotirlingas. Kedarnath can be visited only during six months in a year. Kedarnath temple is located on the banks of River Mandakini which is on the west side of Kedar Mountain in Himalayas.
Mahakaleshwar — It is located in Ujjain exists in Madhya Pradesh. It is one place where Shakti Peeth and Jyotirlinga together. Ujjain city is also known as Indrapuri Amravati, and Avantika.
Vishwanath — Vishwanath is situated in Varanasi. Varanasi is situated in Uttar Pradesh. The Kashi Vishweshwar temple as we see it now was built by Ahalya Devi Holkar in 1777 AD.
Rameshwar — This vast temple in the island of Rameswaram, in Southern Tamil Nadu enshrines Ramalingeswarar, and is revered as the southernmost of the 12 Jyotirlinga shrines of India.
Mallikarjuna — Mallikarjuna is located in the Andhra Pradesh. Lots of devotees take a holy dip here and then go for the Darshan of the Jyotirlinga.
Omkareshwar — Omkareshwar is situated on the banks of River Narmada, in between Indore and Khandwa. It is also known as “Reva”.
“Narmada Ke Kankar, Utte Shankar” Is The Belief Of The Devotees.
Trimbakeshwar — Lord Trimbakeshwar temple resides in a beautiful locale about 20 kms from the city of Nashik. It is a well connected place and can also be reached from Bombay in about 4–5 hours.
Bhimashankar — Bhimashankar is located in a Forest Reserve about 3 hours drive from Pune. Large number of devotees can be seen dancing as if they are in a trance.
Vaidyanath — This village is located on the slopes of Meru or Naganarayana Mountain. Parali is an ancient village located near three rivers, Brahma, Venu and Saraswati.
Nageshwar — Nageshwar is located in Gujarat, and is about 12 kms on way from Gomti — Dwarka to Bhet — Dwarka.
Grishneshwar — Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga temple is a temple located in the vicinity of the tourist town of Ellora. About 30 km towards the west side of Aurangabad, there is a village called Verul.
Thus, by taking a Darshan of these twelve Jyotirlingas, the obtain air surrounding them and the holy pilgrimage; will bring happiness, peace and satisfaction to all.