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.