12 Jyotirlinga Images with Name and Place

In this post, we have compiled the 12 jyotirlinga images with name and place. Click on the name in the list below to find the information.

Jyotirlinga in India are the sacred representation of Lord Shiva, one of the holy trinities of Hindu Gods Brahma, Vishnu, and Mahesh. The 12 Jyotirlingas in India are scattered from north in the Himalayas to down South in Rameshwaram.

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Serial No




1 Somnath Gujarat Veraval
2 Mallikārjuna Andhra Pradesh Srisailam
3 Mahakaleshwar Madhya Pradesh Ujjain
4 Omkareshwar Madhya Pradesh Khandwa
5 Kedarnath Uttarakhand Kedarnath
6 Bhimashankar Maharashtra Pune
7 Kashi Vishwanath Uttar Pradesh Varanasi
8 Trimbakeshwar Maharashtra Trimbak
9 Nageshwar Gujarat Dwarka
10 Baidyanath Jharkhand Deoghar
11 Rameshwaram Tamil Nadu Rameswaram
12 Grishneshwar Maharashtra Aurangabad

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Somnath Temple: 12 Jyotirlinga Images with Name and Place

Jyotirlinga in Somnath – One of the 12 jyotirlinga shrines of Shiva, Somnath Temple is also a specimen of fine architecture. Dubbed as Eternal Shrine, it is believed to be the place where Lord Krishna ended his Lila and thereafter for his heavenly abode
Somnath Temple is considered to be the first of the Jyotirlingas in India
  • Address: Somnath Mandir Rd, Veraval, Gujarat 362268
  • Hours: 11:00 AM ⋅ Reopens 12:30 PM
  • Phone: 094282 14823
  • Deity: Shiva
  • Creator: (Many reconstructions)
  • Opened: May 1951
  • Architectural style: Hindu temple architecture
  • District: Gir Somnath district

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Mallikārjuna Jyotirlinga Image with Name and Place

Also referred to as Śrīśaila, Mallikarjuna in an ancient temple perched upon a hilltop in Kurnool District in Rayalaseema in Andhra Pradesh. It is one of those few places where Shakti Peetha and Jyotirlingam are together. Adi Shankara composed his Shivananda Lahari here.

Located in: Shiv Jyotirling Shri Mallikarjuna Temple @ Srisaila Devasthanam
Address: Srisailam, Andhra Pradesh 528101
Hours: Open – 5:30 AM Closes 9:30 PM
Phone: 083339 01351
Temple(s): 1
Deity: Mallikarjuna (Shiva)

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Mahakaleshwar, Ujjain: 12 Jyotirlingas in India

Located in Ujjain, Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga is located on the banks of sacred Shipra River
Shiva in the lingam form is believed to be Swayambhu, deriving currents of power (Shakti) from within itself
  • Address: Jaisinghpura, Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh 456006
  • Hours: Opens – 3AM Closes – 11PM
  • Phone: 0734 255 0563
  • Deity: Mahakaaleshwar (Shiva)
  • Function: Hindu Temple, Place of worship

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Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga Images

भगवान शिव के द्वादश ज्योतिर्लिंग में चौथा ओम्कारेश्वर है. ओमकार का उच्चारण सर्वप्रथम स्रष्टिकर्ता ब्रह्मा के मुख से हुआ था. वेद पाठ का प्रारंभ भी ॐ के बिना नहीं होता है. उसी ओमकार स्वरुप ज्योतिर्लिंग श्री ओम्कारेश्वर है, अर्थात यहाँ भगवान शिव ओम्कार स्वरुप में प्रकट हुए हैं.
Omkareshwar located in Khandwa in Madhya Pradesh is one of the 12 sacred Jyotirlinga in India. Omkareshwar is located on Devanagari ॐ symboled island in the Narmada river.
  • Address: Markandeya Ashram Rd, Omkareshwar, Madhya Pradesh 450554
  • Affiliation: Hinduism
  • District: Khandwa
  • Deity: Omkareshwar (Shiva)

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Kedarnath: Jyotirlinga & Char Dham in India

The Kedarnath Jyotirlinga temple also a part of Panch Kedar and comes in the first number of Panch Kedars circuit in Uttarakhand. The Lord Mahadev here is in the form of the shape of the back of the Bull (the Hump). The Kedarnath Jyotirlinga temple is believed to be built by the Pandavas as penance to Lord Shiva after Mahabharata. The Sabha Mandap of the Kedarnath Temple has the idols of Pandavas along with Kunti, Draupadi, and Shree Krishna. The current structure of the Kedarnath Dham is believed to have been built by Adi Shankaracharya some 1200 years ago. This jyotirlinga is also mentioned in ancient Hindu scriptures like Skanda Purana.
Kedarnath is one of the most sacred jyotirlingas in India and also one of the 4 holy sites ascribed by scriptures as one of the temples included in Chardham Yatra where one should visit once in a lifetime to attain Moksha
  • Address: Kedarnath, Uttarakhand 246445
  • Hours: Open 4:30 ⋅ and Closes 9:00 PM
  • Phone: 01389 222 083
  • Elevation: 3,583 m (11,755 ft)
  • Creator: Pandavas (according to legend)
  • District: Rudraprayag
  • Deity: Kedarnath, Lord of Kedarkhand (Shiva)

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Bhimashankar Jyotirlinga, Pune, Maharashtra

Bhimashankar Temple was constructed around 12th Century by Vishwakarma sculptors and later several shikharas (spires) were added to the structure by Maratha rulers in the 18th century.
It is believed Bhimashankar Jyotirlinga was constructed around a swayambhu linga, a lingam that originated on its own. The Jyotirlinga is in the center of the sanctum of the Bhimashankar Temple. There are intricate carvings of divine beings and humans on the pillars and doorframes of the temple. The temple stands today as a testament to the Vishwakarma style of architecture.
  • Address: Bhorgiri, Khed taluka, near Pune, Maharashtra
  • Hours: Open 5:00 AM ⋅ Closes 9:30 PM
  • District: Pune
  • Deity: Bhimashankar (Shiva)
  • Built-in: 12th century

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Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Benaras (Varanasi)

Kashi Vishwanath Temple located in Varanasi is perhaps one of the most revered Shiva Temples in India. This ancient Jyotirlinga has been mentioned in the Puranas including the Kashi Khanda (section) of the Skanda Purana. The original temple was destroyed by Qutb Al’din Aibak’s Army general of Sultan Muhammad Ghori when The Turkish/Ghurid Empire first invaded India and established Delhi Sultanate by defeating Prithvi Raj Chauhan. The current structure was constructed by the Maratha ruler Maharani Ahilyabai Holkar of Indore in the year 1780

  • Address: CK 37/40-41-42, Near Shapuri Mall Bansfathak, Varanasi- 221001
  • Opening Hours: 03:00 AM to 11:00 PM
  • Darshan Timing: 04:00 AM to 11:00 AM, 12:20 PM to 07:00 PM, 08:30 PM to 09:00 PM
  • Mandir Phone No.: 0542- 2392629, +91-6393131608.
  • Entry: Free but special darshan costs Rs. 300 per person.
  • Creator: Unknown – by Unknown; 1585 CE – by Man Singh I; 1780 CE – by Ahilyabai Holkar
  • Deity: Vishveshvur or Vishwanath (Shiva)
  • Demolished: 1194 CE – by Mohammad Ghori; 1505-1515 CE- by Sikandar Lodi; 1669 CE – by Aurangzeb

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Trimbakeshwar Jyotirlinga, Pune, Maharashtra

Trimbakeshwar is one of the holiest towns in India considered to be the birthplace of Lord Ganesha. It is from here that the river Godavari also originates. Trimbakeshwar Temple was constructed by the Balaji Roa, the 3rd Peshwa ruler.
The unique feature of the Trimbakeshwar Jyotirlinga is its 3 faces. They embody the holy trinity of the Hindu Gods Lord Brahma, Lord Vishnu, and Lord Rudra. Due to the excessive use of water, the lingam at Trimbakeshwar Temple has started to erode. The lingam’s erosion is believed to symbolize the eroding nature of human society. The Lingas here are covered by a jeweled crown which is placed over the Gold Mask of Tridev (Brahma Vishnu Mahesh).
  • Address: Shrimant Peshwe Path, Trimbak, Maharashtra 422212
  • Constructed by: Balaji Baji Rao
  • District: Nashik
  • Deity: Shiva

Also Read: 21 Famous Shiva Temples in India 

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Nageshwara Jyotirlinga, Dwarka, Gujarat

The Shiva Purana says Nageshvara Jyotirlinga is in ‘the Darukavana’, which is an ancient name of a forest in India. ‘Darukavana’ finds mention in Indian epics, such as Kamyakavana, Dvaitavana, and Dandakavana.
The Nageshwara Jyotirlingam is a medium-sized lingam devoted to lord Shiva with a silver snake on top. An idol of goddess Parvati is also present behind the shiv lingam.
  • Address: Daarukavanam, Gujarat 361345
  • Festivals: Maha Shivaratri
  • District: Devbhumi Dwarika
  • Deity: Shiva
  • Affiliation: Hinduism

Also Read: Famous Places to visit in Dwarka

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Vaidhyanath (Baidyanath Dham) Jyotirlinga

As per the legend, Ravana cut off 9 out of 10 heads to please Shiva here. As he was about to cut off his 10th head, Lord Shiva appeared and healed him. he appeared as a Vaidya (doctor), that’s why the name of the Jyotirlinga
  • Address: Shivganga Muhalla, Dardmara, Deoghar, Jharkhand 814112
  • Hours: Open 24 hours
  • Temple(s): 22
  • Deity: Vaidyanath (Shiva)

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Ramanathaswamy Jyotirlinga, Rameshwaram

  • Address: Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu 623526
  • Hours: Open 4:30 AM ⋅ Closes 8:30 PM
  • Phone: 04573 221 223
  • Deity: Ramanadhaswamy (Shiva) Parvatavardini (Parvati)
  • District: Ramanathapuram
  • Function: Hindu Temple

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Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga

Grishneshwar Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva is one of the holiest Hindu pilgrimage sites in India
  • Address: Aurangabad, Maharashtra
  • Opening Hours: Daily (5:30 AM to 9:30 PM)
  • Deity: Shri Grishneshwar (Shiva‎)‎
  • Function: Hindu Temple

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Why should you undertake a pilgrimage to 12 Jyotirlinga in India

Atani Jyotirlingani Sayam Pratah Pathennarah |

Saptajanma Kritam Papam Smaranena Vinashyati |4||

एतानि ज्योतिर्लिंगानि सायं प्रात: पठेन्नर:|

सप्त जन्म कृतं पापं स्मरणेन विनश्यति ||

It means those who recite the names of these 12 Jyotirlingas every day in the morning and evening will get rid of all sins of their past seven lives. And those who visit these 12 jyotirlingas get all their wishes fulfilled by the grace of Lord Shiva and their karma and sins get eliminated.

Mahadev is known by many names. But, most Hindus grow up hearing the word “Jyotirlinga.” A Jyotirlinga is a shrine where Lord Shiva is worshipped as a Jyotirlingam. You might be wondering how one can reach different Jyotirlingam places. Then, Indian Holiday offers packages for Jyotirlinga. You don’t need to worry about the accommodation and food in the package, as we believe in saving our clients’ time by giving them well-planned and researched itineraries. So, book now!

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