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Shiva Temples in India

One God many names! That is how we know the lovingly called Devo ke Dev Mahadev. He is Shiva, Shankara, Anant, Mahadeva. In Hindu religion he is considered one of the three main deities and is believed to be the most benevolent of all of them. His powers are limitless; he is Yogi, fearsome, and much more.

People from across the country in order to bow their heads down in front of the Lord Shiva climb high mountains and travel many miles. People have always been enthusiastic to worship the potency of Lord Shiva, no matter it is a temple having his mammoth idols or be it the Shiva lingas which have been naturally formed. The reason for the zeal is nothing but the unfathomable power of Lord Shiva. Apart from that it is the beautiful location of these temples in various parts of the country.

Let’s throw light on some of those beautiful temples of Lord Shiva across the country:

One of the most sacrosanct places in India as considered by the followers of Hindu religion, Amarnath temple is dedicated to worshipping Lord Shiva..

Amarnath Temple

Sukreswar temple is one of the most sought after temples of India which is located in the state of Assam. People from all across the country come here..

Sukreswar Temple

Srikalahasti temple is a very famous Shiva temple located in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India. It is one of the most well known temples of South India and is known for being ...

Sri kalahasti Temple

Often referred to as one of the most sought after holy places of Junagadh in Gujarat, Bhavnath Mahadev temple is situated at the foot of the Girnar Hills..

Sukreswar Temple

Vadakkunathan! This is the name which has been given to Lord Shiva in the city of Thrissur, Kerala, India. The Vadakkunnathan temple is the first temple ..

Vadakkunnathan Temple

Murudeshwar temple is one of such temples which look quite contemporary though it belongs to the ancient era. The temple is dedicated to worshipping ..

Murudeshwar Temple

Taraknath is the name which has been given to Lord Shiva and the temple has been dedicated to lord Shiva, who at the temple is revered with the name Taraknath..

Taraknath Temple

The Annamalai temple, located in Thiruvannamalai, Tamilnadu, India, is one of the famous temples of Hindu religion and is dedicated to worshipping Lord Shiva..

Annamalaiyar Temple

Daksheshwara Mahdeva temple is one of the most revered temples of the state of Uttarakhand, India. This one of the most ancient temples ..

Daksheswara Mahadev Temple

The temple named as Kotilingeshwar temple is located in the Kolar district which is a part of the state of Karnataka of India. The temple is dedicated to celebrating Lord Shiva.

Kotilingeshwara Temple

All over in Bhubaneshwara, Lingaraj temple is considered to be the most ancient and the largest of all the temples. The followers of the Hindu religion have great regard ..

Lingaraj Temple

The majestic legacy of Indian heritage is explicitly showcased by this great standing temple, the "Shore Temple", situated in one of the Southern states of the country, Tamil Nadu. ..

Shore Temple

Dedicated to worshipping Lord Shiva, the Brihadeeswarar Temple, which is known by the locals of the state of Tamil Nadu in India where it is located as "Big Temple

Brihadeeswarar Temple

Throughout Asia, there are a few spectacularly glorious examples of art showcasing that the continent exceedingly adept in the area of art. The Kandariya Mahadeva Temple..

Kandariya Mahadeva Temple

The temple is located in the Mandsaur village of the state of Madhya Pradesh of India on the bank of the River Shivna..

Shree Pashupatinath Temple

Bhojeshwar Shiva Temple is located in Madhya Pradesh in Bhojpur district and is not yet completely built.

Bhojeshwar Shiva Temple

Tungnath temple has been found be the highest Shiva temple of the World and is also the highest among the five Panch Kedar temples.

Tungnath Temple

One of the unique features of the temple is festooned image of the Nataraj!! And, it shows the Lord Shiva as a dancing Lord of the form Bharatnatayam.

Natarajar Temple

The Kirateshwar Mahadev temple is located in Western Sikkim near the Rangit River. The temple is connected to the main road via a foot bridge.

Kirateshwar Mahadev Temple

Once Lord Shiva was angry with Parvati when she made fun of Shiva's penance for making the world a better place to live and as a result he sent Parvati on..

Jambukeswarar Temple

The nearest railway station to the temple is the Aurangabad railway station. The distance between the temple and the Aurangabad railway station is around 30kms...

Kailashnath Temple

Raja Raja Chola birthday function is known with the name "Aipasi" here at the temple. This great day of the temple is celebrated at the temple premises during sathya natchathiram...

Tarakeshwar Temple

The most important festival celebrated at the temple premises is the divine marriage ceremony of Goddess Meenakshi known as "Meenakshi Thirukalyanam"..

Meenakshi Amman Temple

During the festivals of Maha Shivaratri, maker Sankranti and various other Hindu festivals of India the whole of the temple gets decorated beautifully..

Baijnath Temple

The Lepakshi temple is also known with the name "Veerbhadra temple"!! This temple is among one of the treasures of the rich history of India...

Lepakshi Temple

ArudhraDarshanam – Celebrated between December and January for 10 days. The Nataraj statue is unveiled on this day which remains covered with sandalwood throughout the year..

Ramanathaswamy Temple

The temple is at a distance of 3 Km from Rudraprayag district which is connected to the major cities of the country..

Koteshwar Temple

The Thousand pillar temple is a great example of India's artistic endeavours!! It is significantly recognized for its long standing and astonishing history..

Thousand Pillar Temple
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