12 Jyotirlinga (द्वादश(12) शिव ज्योतिर्लिंग)


12 Jyotirlinga

Shiva. Mahadev. The Evils Destroyer. Called by different names but ultimately the Supreme. Shiva’s Jyotirlinga is highly revered among the Hindus. Jyotirlingas are the shrines where Bhagwan Shiva is worshipped in the form of a Jyotirlingam. Jyotirlingam is the radiant sign (phallus symbol) of The Almighty. The word ‘Jyoti’ means light and ‘linga’ means sign. Jyotirlinga is the light of Bhagwan Shiva.

According to the Puranas in Hindu religion, Shivaji is established in a form of Shivling at 12 different places and these places are worshipped as Jyotirling in India. Somnath Jyotirlinga | Nageshvara Jyotirlinga |Trimbakeshwar Jyotirlinga | Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga | Bhimashankar Jyotirlinga | Mallikarjuna Jyotirlinga | Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga | Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga | Kedarnath Jyotirlinga | Kashi Vishwanath Jyotirlinga | Baidyanath Jyotirlinga | Rameshwar Jyotirlinga

There are twelve major Shivaasthan i.e. Jyotirlinga in India. These appeared in stunning form. The thirteenth body is called Kalpind. The body which has reached beyond time-limit is called (Dehko) Kalpind. This twelve Jyotirlinga is the body in symbolic form; Pashupatinath of Kathmandu is the head of Jyotirlingas.

Let’s know more about 12 Jyotirlinga’s in India.

Baba Baidyanath Temple @Deoghar Jharkhand

Baba Baidyanath Temple

Baidyanath Jyotirlinga Temple, also commonly known as Baidyanath Dham, is considered to be the holiest abode of Bhagwan Shiva. Baidyanath Dham is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas located in Deoghar, Jharkhand.


Bhimashankar Jyotirlinga @Bhimashankar Maharashtra

Bhimashankar Jyotirlinga

Shri Bhimashankar Jyotirlinga is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas of Bhagwan Shiva. Nandi Maharaj and Kachhap Dev are seated in front of the sanctum of the temple.


Kashi Vishwanath @Varanasi Uttar Pradesh

Kashi Vishwanath

The world famous Kashi Vishwanath Temple is located in Varanasi. This temple of Bhagwan Shiva is situated on the banks of river Ganga in Varanasi city of Uttar Pradesh. Kashi Vishwanath Temple is one of the 12 Jyotirlingas of Bhagwan Shiva.


Kedarnath @Kedarnath Uttarakhand

Kedarnath

Kedarnath Temple is located on the Garhwal Himalayan range in the Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand, India.


Mallikarjuna Jyotirlinga @Srisailam Andhra Pradesh

Mallikarjuna Jyotirlinga

Srisailam Mallikarjuna Jyotirlinga Temple, Srisailam town is famous for Mallikarjuna Jyotirlinga Temple and is also one of the dwadas jyotirlinga kshetr.


Shri Nageshwar Jyotirlinga @Dwarka Gujarat

Shri Nageshwar Jyotirlinga

Shri Nageshwar Jyotirlinga the Gods of Nagas, one of the twelve Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva in India. It is said in the Rudra Sanhita that this form of Shiv have been referred as Darulawane Nagesh.


Shri Somnath Jyotirlinga @Somnath Gujarat

Shri Somnath Jyotirlinga

Shri Somnath Jyotirlinga Mandir is first among the twelve(12) Aadi Jyotirlings of India. Somnath means The Lord of the Soma, and the meaning of Soma is Chandra Dev (Lord Moon).


Shri Trimbakeshwar Jyotirlinga @Trimbak Maharashtra

Shri Trimbakeshwar Jyotirlinga

Shri Trimbakeshwar Jyotirlinga is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas of Trinetra Lord Shiva in the form of three symbols of Lord Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva.


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Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga
@Near Ellora, Aurangabad Maharashtra

Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga
@Ujjain Madhya Pradesh

Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga
@Omkareshwar Madhya Pradesh

Rameshwar Jyotirlinga
@Rameswaram Tamil Nadu
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