Famous Shiva Temples of India

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  1. ajay

    ajay New Member

    Famous Shiva Temples of India

    • Somnath temple – ancient Shiva temple Soma means the nectar of knowledge given by Lord Shiva.
    • Nageshwar temple – Signifies Lord Shiva liberating humanity from the bondage of 5 vices.
    • Kedarnath temple – This temple in Himalayas Signifies the sweetness of hardships taken in devotion of Lord.
    • Vishwanath temple – Lord of the world.
    • Mahakaleshwar temple – Shiva Lord of death frees all from fear of death by giving the knowledge of immortality of the Soul.
    • Omkareshwar temple – Signifies that Lord Shiva is incorporeal so are we the souls, children of Lord Shiva.
    • Traymbkeshwar – Signifies that Lord Shiva opens our 3rd eye knowledge.
    • Ghrishneshwar – Signifies the importance of churning spiritual knowledge given by Lord Shiva.
    • Vaidyanath – Signifies the form of light the Supreme Soul is the Healer of healers.
    • Bheemashankar – Almighty who gives power to defeat the enemy of 5 vices.
    • Mallikarjun – Signifies Shiva as Satyam Shivam Sundram - Truth and beauty.
    • Rameshwaram – Signifies Shiva as Lord of Deities - Sri Ram Deity worshipping Shiva.
  2. Senthil

    Senthil Active Member Staff Member

    In the south ... Chidambaram, Tanjore, Kalahasthi, Madurai Meenakshi ... and many many others.

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