Amazing Shiva Temples: 7 magnificent Shiva temples of India
which people come from all over the world to see, know their specialties
Shiva Temples in India: There are some such unmatched Shiva temples in India, which are important not only from religious-spiritual point of view. Rather, their beauty, architecture is also amazing.
- 7 Shiva temples in the country are unmatched
- 127 feet tall statue in Karnataka
- People come from all corners of the world
New Delhi: India is home to magnificent temples. Especially the Shiva temple-Krishna temple here is very attractive. Pilgrims from all over the world come to visit these temples. The grandeur, spirituality and religious importance of these temples are such, due to which people are drawn here. Today we know about the most magnificent Shiva temples in India, which must be seen once in life.
These are the wonderful Shiva temples of the country
Shivoham Shiva Temple, Bangalore
The 65 feet tall idol of Lord Shiva in this temple is very famous. Shivoham Shiva Temple also has the largest Shiva Linga gate. Apart from Shiva, there is also a 32 feet big idol of Lord Ganesha here. It is believed that the wishes that are sought in this Shiva temple are definitely fulfilled.
- Sri Kotilingeshwara Swamy Temple, Karnataka
The Kotilingeshwara Swamy Temple, located in Kammasandra village of Kolar district of Karnataka, is one of the largest Shivalingas in the world. The Shivling here is 108 feet long. Also it is surrounded by small Shivlings spread over an area of 15 acres. There is also a 35 feet tall Nandi idol in the complex. There are about one crore Shivling in this temple complex.
- Kedarnath Temple, Uttarakhand
Kedarnath Temple, built near the Mandakini river in Garhwal, Uttarakhand, is the most popular Shiva temple in India. People come from every corner to visit this temple. However, due to the very cold weather here, this temple is open only for 6 months in a year.
- Siddheshwar Dham, Sikkim
The Siddhesvara Dham temple is hardly 2 hours away from Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim. Surrounded by high and beautiful mountains, there are four temples dedicated to Lord Vishnu, Lord Krishna, Lord Jagannath and Lord Shiva. There are 12 Jyotirlingas and 108 feet high idol of Lord Shiva in the far-flung complex.
- Murdeshwar Shiva Temple, Karnataka
Surrounded on 3 sides by the vast Arabian Sea, Murdeshwar Shiva Temple is situated on the Kandula hill of Karnataka. This temple has a 20 storey high Gopuram. The 123 feet high Shiva statue in this temple is known as the second tallest idol of Lord Shiva in the world. A lift has also been installed here to give a good view of this grand statue to the devotees. This idol has been made in such a way that when the sunlight falls in the morning, this idol shines and people come from far and wide to see this sight.
- Nageshwar Temple, Gujarat
This popular Shiva temple is at a distance of 15 km from Dwarka and is one of the 12 Jyotirlingas in India. There is a beautiful pond and garrison here. This temple is also known as Nagnath Temple. It is believed that those who worship Nageshwar Jyotirlinga are not affected by any kind of poison, snake bites.