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Maha Shivratri 2024: Famous Shiv temples in India to visit

Updated On Mar 08, 2024 09:45 AM IST
  • Maha Shivratri symbolizes victory of good over evil and is a time for spiritual renewal and seeking divine blessings for peace and prosperity.
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Maha Shivratri, known as the 'Great Night of Shiva,' is a Hindu festival dedicated to Lord Shiva. It falls on the 13th night and 14th day of the lunar month of Phalguna (February-March in the Gregorian calendar). This year, Maha Shivratri will be observed on March 1, 2024. On this auspicious occasion, here are some of the most renowned Shiva temples you can visit to celebrate Maha Shivratri. (Pixabay) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Mar 08, 2024 09:45 AM IST

Maha Shivratri, known as the 'Great Night of Shiva,' is a Hindu festival dedicated to Lord Shiva. It falls on the 13th night and 14th day of the lunar month of Phalguna (February-March in the Gregorian calendar). This year, Maha Shivratri will be observed on March 1, 2024. On this auspicious occasion, here are some of the most renowned Shiva temples you can visit to celebrate Maha Shivratri. (Pixabay)

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Somnath Temple, Gujarat: Perched on the western coast of Gujarat, the Somnath Temple radiates spiritual significance and architectural elegance. As one of the twelve Jyotirlingas, this temple holds a sacred place in Hindu mythology and history.  (File Photo) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Mar 08, 2024 09:45 AM IST

Somnath Temple, Gujarat: Perched on the western coast of Gujarat, the Somnath Temple radiates spiritual significance and architectural elegance. As one of the twelve Jyotirlingas, this temple holds a sacred place in Hindu mythology and history.  (File Photo)

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Mallikarjuna Temple, Andhra Pradesh: Enveloped in the serene hills of Srisailam, the Mallikarjuna Temple is a divine abode dedicated to Lord Shiva. Revered as one of the twelve Jyotirlingas, this temple is revered for its spiritual significance and architectural splendor. (X/@Vertigo_Warrior) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Mallikarjuna Temple, Andhra Pradesh: Enveloped in the serene hills of Srisailam, the Mallikarjuna Temple is a divine abode dedicated to Lord Shiva. Revered as one of the twelve Jyotirlingas, this temple is revered for its spiritual significance and architectural splendor. (X/@Vertigo_Warrior)

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Brihadeeswarar Temple, Tamil Nadu: A testament to the ingenuity of Chola architecture, the Brihadeeswarar Temple in Thanjavur is an embodiment of grandeur and artistic finesse. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is renowned for its towering vimana, which highlights the architectural excellence of the Chola dynasty. (X/Live History India) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Brihadeeswarar Temple, Tamil Nadu: A testament to the ingenuity of Chola architecture, the Brihadeeswarar Temple in Thanjavur is an embodiment of grandeur and artistic finesse. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is renowned for its towering vimana, which highlights the architectural excellence of the Chola dynasty. (X/Live History India)

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Ramanathaswamy Temple, Tamil Nadu: Located on the serene island of Rameswaram, the Ramanathaswamy Temple is a testament to Dravidian architecture and spiritual devotion. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, this temple is revered for its sacredness and historical significance.(ANI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Ramanathaswamy Temple, Tamil Nadu: Located on the serene island of Rameswaram, the Ramanathaswamy Temple is a testament to Dravidian architecture and spiritual devotion. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, this temple is revered for its sacredness and historical significance.(ANI)

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Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Uttar Pradesh: Situated on the banks of the sacred Ganges River in Varanasi, the Kashi Vishwanath Temple is a revered pilgrimage site dedicated to Lord Shiva. Considered one of the holiest temples in Hinduism, it attracts millions of devotees seeking spiritual enlightenment and divine blessings.  (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Uttar Pradesh: Situated on the banks of the sacred Ganges River in Varanasi, the Kashi Vishwanath Temple is a revered pilgrimage site dedicated to Lord Shiva. Considered one of the holiest temples in Hinduism, it attracts millions of devotees seeking spiritual enlightenment and divine blessings.  (PTI)

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Mahakaleshwar Temple, Madhya Pradesh: Situated in the ancient city of Ujjain, the Mahakaleshwar Temple is a sacred pilgrimage site dedicated to Lord Shiva. As one of the twelve Jyotirlingas, this temple holds immense spiritual significance for devotees seeking blessings and divine intervention. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Mahakaleshwar Temple, Madhya Pradesh: Situated in the ancient city of Ujjain, the Mahakaleshwar Temple is a sacred pilgrimage site dedicated to Lord Shiva. As one of the twelve Jyotirlingas, this temple holds immense spiritual significance for devotees seeking blessings and divine intervention. (Unsplash)

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Kedarnath Temple, Uttarakhand: Nestled amidst the majestic Himalayas, the Kedarnath Temple stands as a beacon of devotion and architectural marvel. It is revered as one of the twelve Jyotirlingas, symbolizing the infinite nature of Lord Shiva. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Kedarnath Temple, Uttarakhand: Nestled amidst the majestic Himalayas, the Kedarnath Temple stands as a beacon of devotion and architectural marvel. It is revered as one of the twelve Jyotirlingas, symbolizing the infinite nature of Lord Shiva. (PTI)

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