Embark on a sacred journey with our 12 Jyotirlinga Tour Package, which takes you to the heart of Lord Shiva’s divine presence. These twelve temples are believed to be the abodes of Lord Shiva and hold immense spiritual significance for devotees from all over India.
The tour package covers the four corners of India, including West, East, North, and South. Each destination has its unique charm that will leave you spellbound. In the west lies Somnath Temple in Gujarat and Nageshwar in Dwarka that holds great historical importance.
In central India stands Bhimashankar near Pune and Trimbakeshwar located amidst lush greenery in Nashik. Grishneshwar near Aurangabad is known for its ancient architecture.
North India is home to three Jyotirlingas – Vaidyanath in Deoghar (Jharkhand), Mahakaleshwar in Ujjain (Madhya Pradesh), and Kashi Vishwanath in Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh).
Down south are Rameshwaram off Tamil Nadu coast, Mallikarjuna temple nestled amid scenic hills at Srisailam Andhra Pradesh and Omkareshwar surrounded by river Narmada flowing through Madhya Pradesh.
These holy destinations offer a soul-stirring experience as they provide peace away from life’s chaos. So book your 12 Jyotirlinga Tour Package now to seek blessings from Lord Shiva while admiring some beautiful architectural wonders!
Jyotirlingas In West India
West India is home to some of the most revered Jyotirlingas in Hindu mythology. From the magnificent Somnath Temple in Gujarat to the serene Bhimashankar temple in Maharashtra, these Jyotirlingas are a must-visit for every devotee. Somnath Temple, located on the coast of Gujarat, is believed to be one of the first among all twelve Jyotirlingas. It has been destroyed and rebuilt several times throughout history but still remains an important pilgrimage site.
It is another significant Jyotirlinga that attracts thousands of devotees every year. This ancient temple has beautiful architecture and intricate carvings that tell stories from Hindu mythology.
It is situated amidst lush green forests near Pune is dedicated to Lord Shiva and attracts trekkers as well as pilgrims alike. The natural beauty surrounding this temple makes it a peaceful retreat away from city life.
It is nestled amidst hills in Nashik district of Maharashtra is where River Godavari originates from an underground stream called Ganga-dharini. Devotees take a dip here before visiting the main shrine.
It is located close to Ellora caves houses one of 12 Jyotirlingas surrounded by astonishing rock-cut caves representing Buddhist, Jain, and Hindu heritage sites making it unique amongst other temples across West India.
East and Central India are home to some of the most revered Jyotirlingas in Hindu mythology. The third Jyotirlinga, Kedarnath, is located in Uttarakhand’s Garhwal region and is believed to be a form of Lord Shiva as a phallic symbol. It is situated at an altitude of 3,583 meters above sea level on the Mandakini riverbanks.
Moving towards the center, we come across Mahakaleshwar Temple in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh. This temple houses the fifth Jyotirlinga where Lord Shiva is worshipped as Swayambhu or self-manifested lingam.
Further eastwards lies Omkareshwar Temple in Madhya Pradesh which houses the fourth Jyotirlinga. Located on an island named Mandhata amidst River Narmada, it represents one half of Lord Shiva’s divine manifestation known as Amriteshwara and Amareshwara.
The twelfth and final Jyotirlinga can be found at Mallikarjuna Temple located in Andhra Pradesh’s Srisailam hills. Here Lord Shiva manifests himself with Goddess Parvati under one roof.
These four temples hold immense religious significance for Hindus all over India who undertake pilgrimages throughout the year to seek blessings from their beloved deity – Lord Shiva.
Jyotirlingas In North India
North India is home to two of the twelve Jyotirlingas – Kedarnath and Vishwanath. These holy sites are located in the state of Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh respectively, attracting devotees from all over the world.
It is nestled amidst snow-capped mountains at an altitude of 3,583 meters above sea level. The temple dedicated to Lord Shiva here has a unique architecture and boasts a rich history dating back thousands of years. The surrounding natural beauty adds to the spiritual experience for those who visit this sacred site.
It is in Varanasi, also known as Kashi Vishwanath Temple, is one of the most revered shrines in Hinduism. Devotees believe that a pilgrimage to this temple grants them Moksha or liberation from rebirth cycle. The temple’s stunning architecture with intricate carvings on its walls and ceilings leaves visitors spellbound.
Both these Jyotirlingas have immense religious significance for Hindus across India and abroad. Visiting these places not only strengthens one’s faith but also offers an opportunity to immerse oneself in their spirituality while experiencing different cultures along the way.
Jyotirlingas In South India
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The southern part of India is home to two Jyotirlingas: Rameshwaram and Mallikarjuna. Rameshwaram, located in Tamil Nadu, is considered one of the most sacred places for Hindus. The temple here holds great significance as it is believed that Lord Rama worshipped Lord Shiva here before crossing the sea to Lanka.
Mallikarjuna Jyotirlinga, situated in Andhra Pradesh, is another famous shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is nestled on a hill called Sri Sailam and attracts thousands of devotees every year.
Embarking on a 12 Jyotirlinga tour package can be an unforgettable experience for those seeking spiritual enlightenment and divine blessings from Lord Shiva. Each temple has its unique history and significance. It Makes it worth exploring all twelve locations. Make sure you plan your trip well in advance with reliable travel operators who have expertise in conducting such tours. comfortably while ensuring safety measures during these trying times.