This is the oldest and most important Jyotirlinga in Saurashtra (Gujarat). This Jyotirlinga is also described in the Rig Veda. It is said about the Somnath temple that this temple was first built by Chandradev with gold and then by Ravana with silver. After Ravana, Lord Krishna made it with sandalwood sticks and then Bhimdev made it out of stone. shravan darshan somnath tample.
The story of this Jyotirlinga Rigveda in Dwarka is also very interesting. The story of this Jyotirlinga is also described in Shivpuran. Supriya, an innocent Shiva devotee, was imprisoned by a demon named Daska.
Located in Ujjain (Madhya Pradesh), this Jyotirlinga is the only south facing Jyotirlinga. That is why this Jyotirlinga has the highest mythological and tantric significance. This Jyotirlinga is also spontaneous. A true devotee of Mahakal Jyotirlinga is never in danger of death or disease. In fact Mahakal Jyotirlinga is worshiped as a deity as well as the king of Ujjain. He is also revered as the king of Avantika in the story of Uddhav. shravan darshan nageshvar tample.
Sreesalam Jyotirlinga is located in the Mallikarjun temple on the banks of Krishna river in Coonoor district of Andhra Pradesh. An entire chapter in the Skanda Purana describes the glory of this Jyotirlinga. There is an ancient story about the Mallikarjun temple according to which Sivagan Nandi did penance here. Pleased with their penance, Lord Shiva and Parvati appeared to them in the form of Mallikarjuna and Brahmarambha. This Jyotirlinga is also described in the Mahabharata. The Pandavas established the Panchpandava linga here. Lord Rama also visited this temple. Devotee Prahlad’s father Hiranyakashyap also used to worship here.shravan darshan malikarjun tample.
Bhimshankar Jyotirlinga is located on the banks of the river Bhamvati near Pune in Maharashtra. The popular story about this Jyotirlinga is as follows. The demon named Tripurasur used to annoy the Sahyadri and the people around him with his demonic powers. To get rid of this demon, Lord Shankara appeared here in the form of Bhimakaya and after defeating Tripurasura in battle, due to the insistence of the devotees, he appeared there in the form of Jyotirlinga. It is believed that the river Bhimvati was born from the sweat that came out of Lord Shankar’s body during the war. shravan darshan himashankar tample.
The Mahakaleshwar Temple is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas in India. The temple is beautifully described in the works of great poets like Puranas, Mahabharata and Kalidasa. Being spontaneous, glorious and south-facing, Mahakaleshwar Mahadev has a very virtuous significance. It is believed that Moksha can be attained only by seeing this Jyotirlinga. Mahakavi Kalidasa mentions this temple in his legendary book of poetry Meghdoot while describing the town of Ujjain. shravan darshan mahakaleshvar tample.
Located in Madhya Pradesh, this Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga is located on the banks of the river Narmada. There are two temples of Lord Shiva at this place- Omkareshwar and Mamleshwar. It is said that the temple was torn in two by the prayers of the gods. shravan darshan omkareshvar tample.
The peculiarity of Omkareshwar is that the mountain here appears in the shape of Om. Along with this Narmada river also appears to be flowing in the shape of Om. There are also many legends associated with Omkareshwar. It is said that Shankaracharya’s guru lived in a cave at Omkareshwar.
Kashi Vishwanath: –
Varanasi is an ancient city in India. The Vishwanath Temple here is also one of the twelve Jyotirlingas. This temple has been located here for over a thousand years. Kashi Vishwanath has a special significance in Hinduism. Moksha is attained by visiting this temple once and bathing in the holy river Ganga. Every man wants to come here once in a lifetime. Shankaracharya, Ramakrishna Paramahansa, Swami Vivekananda, Swami Dayanand, Tulsidas etc. have arrived to visit this temple.
The Trimbakeshwar Jyotirlinga in Nashik (Maharashtra) consists of Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh. This is the great feature of this Jyotirlinga. Of all the other Jyotirlingas, only Lord Shiva is seated. Situated on the banks of Godavari river, this Trimbakeshwar temple is made of black stones. The architecture of the temple is wonderful. The temple worships Kalsarpa Shanti, Tripindi Vidhi and Narayan Nagbali. Which the devotees do to fulfill different beliefs.shravan darshan trambkeshvar tample.
This Jyotirlinga is located on the shores of the sea in Tamil Nadu. Here Shriram worshiped Lord Shankara. Lord Rama worshiped Shiva in the temple as there was no sin in the war with Ravana. Rameshwar is one of the important pilgrimage sites of Hinduism.
The temple of Dhrishneshwar Mahadev is located 11 km from Daulatabad near Aurangabad in Maharashtra. This temple is also one of the twelve Jyotirlingas. Many people also know this by the name of Dhrishmeshwar. The famous caves of Ellora, built by Buddhist monks, are also located near this temple. This temple was built by Goddess Ahalyabai Holkar. Away from the city, this temple is full of simplicity.
This Jyotirlinga is located at a place called Deodhar in Jharkhand. Many people also call this Baidyanath. The temple is the house of the gods. Baidyanath Jyotirlinga is located here, hence the name Devghar. This Jyotirlinga is a Siddhapeeth. It is said that the wishes of everyone who comes here are fulfilled. This gender is also called working gender.