12 Jyothirlinga temples-All shiv temple in India-Location of Shiv lingas-Jyotir Dham

 

There is an sanskrit shloka that lists the twelve jyotirlinga temples.

“Saurashtre Somanathamcha Srisaile Mallikarjunam|
Ujjayinya Mahakalam Omkaramamaleswaram ||
Paralyam Vaidyanathancha Dakinyam Bheema Shankaram |
Setu Bandhethu Ramesam, Nagesam Darukavane||
Varanasyantu Vishwesam Tryambakam Gautameethate|
Himalayetu Kedaaram, Ghrishnesamcha shivaalaye||
Etani jyotirlingani, Saayam Praatah Patennarah|
Sapta Janma Kritam pApam, Smaranena Vinashyati||”

12 Jyothirlinga temples All shiv temple in India Location of Shiv lingas Jyotir Dham

Mahadev, the Lord incorporates in Himself, the aura and the holiness of all the twelve JyotirLingas. The grandeur of these places is unique. Devotees line up in great numbers to take a look and get a Darshan of all the JyotirLingas.

Location of the Jothirlinga temples

Two on the sea shore, three on river banks, four in the heights of the mountains and three in villages located in meadows; the twelve Jyotirlingas are spread out like this. Every place has been described in glorious words by many detailing the surroundings etc.

Those of us who go to these temples of Shubhankar Shankar- Jyoti-Sivasthan, receive the holy blessings of the Lord, and come back happy, peaceful and blessed. This in indeed depends on one’s devotion and experience too.

1 Somnath in Saurashtra (Kathiawad), Gujarat

 

12 Jyothirlinga temples All shiv temple in India Location of Shiv lingas Jyotir Dham

12 Jyothirlinga temples All shiv temple in India Location of Shiv lingas Jyotir Dham

2 Mallikarjun in Shrishailam or Srisailam AP (also listed as a Shakti Pitha site).

 

12 Jyothirlinga temples All shiv temple in India Location of Shiv lingas Jyotir Dham

12 Jyothirlinga temples All shiv temple in India Location of Shiv lingas Jyotir Dham

3 Mahakaleshwar in Ujjain OR Mahakalaswar at Ujjain, MP state.

 

12 Jyothirlinga temples All shiv temple in India Location of Shiv lingas Jyotir Dham

12 Jyothirlinga temples All shiv temple in India Location of Shiv lingas Jyotir Dham

4 Omkar in Mammaleshwaram (at Omkareshwar on the river Narmada, MP)

 

12 Jyothirlinga temples All shiv temple in India Location of Shiv lingas Jyotir Dham

12 Jyothirlinga temples All shiv temple in India Location of Shiv lingas Jyotir Dham

5 Vaijnath in Parli (Vaidyanath at Deogarh, Bihar)

 

12 Jyothirlinga temples All shiv temple in India Location of Shiv lingas Jyotir Dham

12 Jyothirlinga temples All shiv temple in India Location of Shiv lingas Jyotir Dham

6 Bhima Shankar in Dakini northwest of Poona, in Dhakini, Maharashtra

 

12 Jyothirlinga temples All shiv temple in India Location of Shiv lingas Jyotir Dham

12 Jyothirlinga temples All shiv temple in India Location of Shiv lingas Jyotir Dham

7 Rameshwaram in Setubandha, TamilNadu

 

12 Jyothirlinga temples All shiv temple in India Location of Shiv lingas Jyotir Dham

12 Jyothirlinga temples All shiv temple in India Location of Shiv lingas Jyotir Dham

8 Nagesh, Naganath/Nageshwar, in Darukavana, Maharaashtra

 

12 Jyothirlinga temples All shiv temple in India Location of Shiv lingas Jyotir Dham

12 Jyothirlinga temples All shiv temple in India Location of Shiv lingas Jyotir Dham

9 Vishweshwar/ Viswanath in Banaras/Varanasi , UP

 

12 Jyothirlinga temples All shiv temple in India Location of Shiv lingas Jyotir Dham

12 Jyothirlinga temples All shiv temple in India Location of Shiv lingas Jyotir Dham

10 Trimbakeshwar near Nasik on the banks of river Gautami/Godavari , Maharashtra

 

12 Jyothirlinga temples All shiv temple in India Location of Shiv lingas Jyotir Dham

12 Jyothirlinga temples All shiv temple in India Location of Shiv lingas Jyotir Dham

12 Jyothirlinga temples All shiv temple in India Location of Shiv lingas Jyotir Dham

 

11 Kedarnath/Kedareshwar in Utterkhand Himalayas, UP

 

12 Jyothirlinga temples All shiv temple in India Location of Shiv lingas Jyotir Dham

12 Jyothirlinga temples All shiv temple in India Location of Shiv lingas Jyotir Dham

12 Ghurmeshwar in Shivalaya OR Grineshwar in Visalakam, near Ellora caves, Mah

12 Jyothirlinga temples All shiv temple in India Location of Shiv lingas Jyotir Dham

12 Jyothirlinga temples All shiv temple in India Location of Shiv lingas Jyotir Dham

One who recites these 12 names regularly in the morning and evening washes all the sins committed
in the previous 7 births and attains all the powers and Siddhis.

 

12 Jyothirlinga temples All shiv temple in India Location of Shiv lingas Jyotir Dham

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