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  • The first Jyotirlinga temple of Lord Shiva – Somnath Temple

    Somnath temple is a proof that the power of reconstruction shall always be greater than the power of destruction. Located in Gir Somnath district of Gujarat, India, Somnath temple is the first of the 12 jyotirlingas. The temple has undergone many reconstructions as it got destroyed several times, the one that is standing today was […]

  • Vaidyanath Jyotirlinga – Which temple is truly the one?

    There are many names for Deogarh: Vaidyanath, Haritaki Vana, Ketaki Vana, Ravana Vana, Chitabhoomi, and Hardapeeda. The Vaidyanath Jyotirlinga temple is often known as Baba Dham or Baidyanath Dham. However, there is a dispute where the Jyotirlinga is located. Most claim that it is the Vaidyanath Jyotirlinga in Deogarh, Jharkhand; some school of thought assign […]

  • Lord Shiva is the Greatest Liberal of Hindu world

    There is a religious saying that is quite popular in Varanasi: “Shiva ji apne bhakton ke bhakt hain.” This means: Shiva is the devotee of the devotees. It’s always made me wonder. Every time we think of God, we think of them as this supreme being who has the power of overcome demons and wears […]

  • You Should Trek to Gosaikunda Lake created by Lord Shiva himself

    Gosaikunda Trek has always been a popular trek among the Hindu devotees for its religious significance, as well as young adventurers since it is relatively easy and short. In the past, thousands of Nepali and Indian devotees flooded the area during Janai Purnima also known and Raksha Bandhan or Rakhi as part of religious traditions. […]

  • Lakhamandal in Uttrakhand is a Shiva temple with full of surprises

    It is a temple located at a distance of 125 km from Dehradun. Common people and pilgrims visit this unique site for blessings. It is not just an ordinary visit. There are many legendary stories attached to this miraculous abode of Lord Shiva. The name Lakha Mandal means a lakh Shivlingas. The first sight of […]

  • What Vedas Say About The Holiness And Sacredness Of Cow

    In various ancient Hindu texts, much has been described the holiness and sacredness of cows and bulls. According to Rig Veda 4.1.6 अस्य शरेष्ठा सुभगस्य संद्र्ग देवस्य चित्रतमा मर्त्येषु | शुचि घर्तं न तप्तम अघ्न्याया सपार्हा देवस्य मंहनेव धेनोः || asya śreṣṭhā subhaghasya saṃdṛgh devasya citratamā martyeṣu | śuci ghṛtaṃ na taptam aghnyāyā spārhā devasya […]

  • Visit Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple to free yourself from all types of poison

    Among the 12 Jyotirlingas, Nageshvara Jyotirlinga is located at Nageshwar, Dwarka, Gujarat, India. This temple is also known as “Darukavana”, an ancient epic name of a forest in India. Other names are Nagnath Temple or Nageshwar Mahadev, and it is a temple that attracts thousands of visitors throughout the year. Worshipping in Nageshvara Jyotirlinga can […]

  • Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga is situated in the island that is shaped like Om

    Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga resides on the island of Mandhata or Shivapuri in the Narmada river. The island is said to be in the shape of the Hindu symbol ॐ. The island hosts two Shiva temples, one is the Omkareshwar itself and the other is the Amareshwar, which means the Immortal lord or the Lord of Immortals […]

  • Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga – The only Jyotirlinga which faces south

    Located at the ancient city of Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh, Shri Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga is situated on the side of the Rudra Sagar lake. Lord Shiva here is in the form of Swyawambhu, emanating the power from itself against other images and lingams which were ritually established and invested later with mantra-shakti. Jyotirlinga Just as any […]

  • This temple is known to be both Jyotirlinga and Shakti Peetha

    Known as Sri Bhramaramba Mallikarjuna Temple, Srisailam Bramarambha Mallikarjuna Swamy Devasthanamu is dedicated to Lord Shiva and Parvati and is located at Srisailam in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is one of the 12 Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva and is one of the 18 Shakti Peethas of goddess Parvati or Sati. In this […]

  • Interesting Facts You Need to Know About Kedarnath Temple

    You might already know. Kedarnath Temple holds an important value for Hindus, especially considering its stature as one of the four pillars of Char Dham Yatra. For Hindus, it is a place to be to wash your sins and achieve a position in heaven. Getting there, however, is not an easy course. But many still […]

  • 12 Holy Jyotirlinga Temples of Lord Shiva You Should Visit

    The prime worship of Lord Shiva is through the worship of Shiva Linga. Any other worship is secondary. As we have mentioned in our other article, the significance of worshipping Shiva Linga is that one is worshipping the light form of the Supreme Lord. It’s not just the sexual symbol. Rather, the meaning signifies the […]