According to Hindu mythology, it is the first Jyotirlinga and holds a place of highest reverence among believers.
Also known as the Kailash of the South, Sri Shaila Parvat in Andhra Pradesh is home to the second Jyotirlinga in India.
Known as one of the seven Mukti Sthalas or Sapta Puri, this place symbolizes the liberation of the human soul from the body or the achievement of Moksha.
The Omkareshwar Temple was built here on the banks of the Narmada River, and is one of the holiest places for Hindus in India.
The mythological narrative behind the formation of the Baidyanath Jyotirlinga is based on Ravana's meditation to appease Lord Shiva.
According to scriptures, the Bhimashankar Jyotirlinga was formed after Lord Shiva defeated Kumbhakarna's son Bhima in a prolonged battle.
Based on a divine pronouncement, Ram made a sand linga and sought its blessings for his victory. The sand linga turned into Rameshwaram Jyotirlinga.
Nageshwar Jyotirlinga came into existence after Lord Shiva defeated the demon Daruka, who had imprisoned his ardent devotee Supriya.
In Hinduism, Kashi is a place of eternal salvation. The Vishwanath temple is believed to be very dear to the Lord as he had resided here for a long time.
When river Godavari and many other deities prayed and requested Lord Shiva to make this place his abode, he agreed and asked river Ganga to purify the land.
it is believed to be the permanent abode of the Lord, where pilgrims offer holy water from Yamunotri and Gangotri to please the Lord.
Located close to the caves of Ajanta and Ellora, the Jyotirlinga here came into existence when Lord Shiva appeared in a lingam at the request of his devotee Sudharam.
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