Haritalika Teej Story

Haritalika Teej Haritalika Teej is a famous festival which is celebrated on the third day of  Shukla Paksha. This is celebrated by married women in the honour of Goddess Parvati and the observer has to fast for three days. The story behind this festival The word Haritalika is made by joining the words ‘harat’ meaning … Read more

Lord Nataraja

The artistic form of Lord Shiva is Lord Nataraja. This is an interesting story which tells how Lord Nataraja has manifested. He originated near the town of Chidambaram at the confluence of two rivers, Vellar and Cooleron.

Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra

One of the oldest mantra in Vedas, the Mahamrityunjay mantra, is a verse from Rig Veda, and addresses the Rudra avatar of Lord Shiva. It unification of three hindi words, Maha- great, Mrityun- death and Jaya- victory; the one who victor the death. According to Hindu mythology, the mantra is also referred as Mrita-Sanjivini mantra because of its “life-restoring” practice.

Mahakal Shringar

Mahakal Shringar on Mahashivratri

JAI MAHAKAL Lord Mahakal’s temple is situated in Ujjain. As per the Shiva Purana, Once, Lord Brahma and Lord Vishnu once had an argument over who was better.Lord Shiva pierced the three worlds as an endless pillar of light, the jyotirlinga and asked them to find out the source of it. Lord Vishnu and Lord … Read more

Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga

Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga

Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Grishneshwar or Grushneshwar Jyotirlinga is considered as the last among the twelve jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva. The Grishneshwar Temple is also known by several other names like Kusumeswarar, Ghushmeswara, Grushmeswara and Grishneswara. The temple is located at a village called Verul, which is at a distance of 11kms from Daulatabad (Devagiri) AND 30 … Read more

Trimbakeshwar Jyotirlinga – Lord Shiva

Lord Shiva

Trimbakeshwar Jyotirlinga Trimbakeshwar jyotirlinga is one of the most unique jyotirlinga among the twelve jyotirlingas. This jyotirlinga is swayambhu and huge.This jyotirlinga does not have pindi in the middle but it has a hole in the middle and inside the hole there are three pindies of Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh symbolically. The miracle of Trimbakeshwar … Read more

Kashi Vishwanath Jyotirlinga – Lord Shiva

Nandi and Lord Shiva

Kashi Vishwanath (Jyotirlinga) Temple of Lord Shiva There are twelve jyotirlinga’s of Lord Shiva and Kashi Vishwanath Temple holds a special place among these. This temple is present in the holy city of Varanasi, on the banks of The Ganges. The main deity is known by the name Vishwanatha or Vishveshvara meaning Ruler of The Universe. The Vishwanath Jyotirlinga … Read more

भारत के 12 ज्योतिर्लिंग

Lord Shiva

भगवान शिव की भक्ति का महीना सावन होता है। शिवमहापुराण के अनुसार एकमात्र भगवान शिव ही ऐसे देवता हैं, जो निष्कल व सकल दोनों हैं। यही कारण है कि एकमात्र शिव का पूजन लिंग व मूर्ति दोनों रूपों में किया जाता है। भारत में 12 प्रमुख ज्योतिर्लिंग हैं। इन सभी का अपना महत्व व महिमा … Read more

The story of Nageshwar Jyotirlinga – Lord Shiva

Nageshwar Jyotirlinga

Nageshwar Jyotirlinga – Lord Shiva Nageshwar Jyotirlinga is an important temple of Lord Shiva near Dwarka. Here, Lord Krishna Himself used to worship and perform Rudrabhishekam. The Rudra Samhita sloka refers to Nageshwar with the phrase Daarukaavane Naagesham.  This shloka is also the source about the controversy of the location of this temple. Controversy about … Read more

Rameshwaram Jyotirlniga

Lord Shiva’s jyotirlinga at Rameshwaram Rameshwaram  is one of the 12 jyotirlinga. The temple is situated on Rameshwaram island in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. The temple has the longest corridor among all Hindu temples in India. The Temple The primary deity of the temple is Ramanathaswamy (Shiva) in the form of lingam. There … Read more