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  • Jatashankar – Natural cave temple symbolic of the hair of Lord Shiva

    The Jatashankar, the natural cave has stalactite, an icicle-shaped formation hanging inside from the ceiling, with waters dripping from it continuously and people revering it as 108 natural lingams. Jatashankar is 2 km short of the beautiful cantonment area of Pachmarhi in Madhya Pradesh. It is a surprise visit for many people who seek respite […]

  • The Significance of Nandi (the bull) in Lord Shiva Temples

    Lord Shiva rides on Nandi, the bull. It means that Nandi is the vehicle of Lord Shiva. According to Hindu dharma, Nandi is considered to hold truth and righteousness. The Background of Vahanas in Hindu dharma In Hindu dharma, every Hindu god has his/her own Vahana, which is the Sanskrit root for the word “Wagon”. […]

  • Shiva temples to visit on Sharvan

    10 Most Popular Shiva Temples to visit on Shravan

    Shravan is the fifth month of Hindu Calendar during which the Nakshatra Sharvan rules the stars on full moon night. The auspicious month is dedicated in the name of the maker and the destroyer, Lord Shiva. Worshipping him and performing certain rituals during this time of the month is said to bring heaps of fortune. […]

  • This Shiva Shakti Temple In Bihar Is The Oldest Functional Temple Of The World

    In Kaura, Kaimur district, Bihar, India, there is an ancient temple dedicated to the worship of Lord Shiva and Shakti. It is also considered to be one of the oldest temples in the area and the oldest “functional” temple of the world. This is Mundeshwari Temple which dates back to 108 AD, according to the […]

  • This Shiva Temple possesses greater power than the Chardham

    Patal Bhuvaneshwar is a limestone cave temple in the village of Bhubneshwar in the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand. The cave runs 160 m in length and is 90 feet in depth.Essentially a Shiva abode, this place is believed to rest 33 koti gods and some people say, a worship here is more special than the […]

  • Vaidyanath Jyotirlinga Temple – 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 […]

  • Kanchi Kailasanathar Temple is a 7th-century architectural masterpiece

    Situated at Kanchipuram in Tamil Nadu, Kanchi Kailasanthar temple is the oldest structure in the area, and is made in Dravidian architectural style. The temple was built around 685-705 AD by Rajasimha ruler of Pallava Dynasty and carries a great historical importance. The Location of Kanchi Kailasanathar Temple It lies on the banks of Vegavathy […]

  • Things You Should Know About Trimbakeshwar Shiva Temple

    Trimbakeshwar Shiva Temple is one of the 12 Shiva Jyotirlingas.Trimbakeshwar is located in the town of Trimbak in Nashik, Maharashtra, India (20km from the city of Nashik). It lies in between three hills: Brahmagiri, Nilgiri, and Kalagiri. When Brahmadev came to Satya Loka (earth), he came with the same holy water of Ganges, and to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Pashipatinath Temple and Bagmati River

    This Shiva Temple is one of the Holiest Temples in the World

    A landlocked former Hindu nation between India and China, Nepal has been a perfect amalgamation of natures’ most beautiful places and a rich history and architecture of its temples. One of such iconic temples is the Pashupatinath temple. Pashupati literally means Lord of the animals and is dedicated to Lord Shiva. History of Pashupatinath Temple: […]