Twelve Important Temples Dedicated to Shiva in India – 12 Jyotirlinga Temples
The twelve important Hindu temples in India dedicated to Lord Shiva are those with the Jyotirlinga or Jyotirlingam. These 12 temples are known as Dwadash Jyotirlingam or Jyotirlinga.
The twelve temples with Jyotrilinga in India are:
1. Somnath Temple at Saurashtra in Gujarat.
2. Mallikarjun Temple in Srisailam, or Shrishailam, in Andhra Pradesh.
3. Mahakal Temple, or Mahakalaswar, in Ujjain Madhya Pradesh.
4. Omkar Temple, or Amishvar, at Omkareshwar on the banks of Narmada River in Madhya Pradesh.
5. Kedarnath Temple or Kedareshwar in Uttarakhand.
6. Bhimashankar Temple at Dhakini in Maharashtra.
7. Kashi Vishwanath Temple, or Viswesh, at Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh.
8. Trimbakeshwar Temple near Nasik on the banks of Gautami River in Maharashtra.
9. Baidyanath Dham or Vaidyanath Temple at Deoghar in Jharkhand.
10. Nageshwar Temple near Dwarka in Gujarat.
11. Rameshwaram Temple in Tamil Nadu.
12. Grishneshwar Temple Near Ellora in Maharashtra.
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