12 Jyotirlinga in india

A word such as “Jyotirlinga” can be broken down into two parts: “jyothi”, or radiance, and “linga,” which means phallus. Various manifestations of Shiva are considered to be Jyotirlingas. Indian devotees travel to each of the 12 Jyotirlinga spread across the nation on their spiritual journeys, which are located in strategic locations.

12 jyotirlinga images with name and place

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Somnath Jyotirlinga Temple (Gujarat)
Somnath Jyotirlinga Temple

Somantha Temple or Deo Patan Temple is Located in Prabhas Patan, Veraval in Gujarat, India. According to Hindu mythology, it is the first of the twelve jyotirlinga shrines of Shiva and one of the holiest pilgrimage sites. The holy site became known as Prabhasa Kshetra after Chandra was freed from the curse and regained his light, beauty and charm here. Somnath jyotirlinga is found in this temple with the moon on his head as the moon god prayed to Lord Shiva here.

How To Reach Somnath Temple : 

  • From Mumbai, Somnath is 881 kms away, while from Delhi it is 1320 kms away.
  • Veraval Railway Station is the nearest railway station, which is about 5 kms from.
  • Rajkot Airport is around 195 km away.
  • Bhalka Tirth
  • Somnath Beaches
  • Paanch Pandav Gufa
  • Laxminarayan Temple
  • Triveni Sangam Temple
  • Suraj Mandir
  • Chorwad Beach

Somnath Temple Map : 

Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple (Gujrat)
Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple

Nageshwar is one of the most famous Jyotirlinga temples in India, located between the two Dwarkas of Gomati and Bait. Nageshwar Mahadev is situated in an underground sanctum at the temple of Nagnath, where thousands of devotees seek blessings year-round. Visitor attractions include a 25-meter tall statue of Lord Shiva, a large garden, and unobstructed views of the Arabian Sea. It symbolizes protection from all types of poisons, making it one of the most powerful Jyotirlingas in India.


  • From Mumbai, Nageshwar is 930 kms away, while from Delhi it is 1355 kms away.
  • Dwarka Railway station is the nearest railway station, which is about 18 kms from.
  • Rajkot Airport is around 109 km away.
  • Bet Dwarka
  • Dwarkadhish Temple
  • Sudama Setu
  • Swaminarayan Mandir Dwarka
  • Gopi Talav
  • Rukmini Devi Temple
  • Gomti Ghat

Nageshwar Temple map : 

Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga Temple (Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh)
Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga Temple-01

The Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga temple is one of the 12 Jyotirlingas in India and is located in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh. Mahakaleshwar is a famous jyotirlinga of central India and it is believed to have been built by five-year-old Srikar in tribute to King Chandrasena of Ujjain.

How To Reach Mahakaleshwar Temple : 

  • From Mumbai, Mahakaleshwar is 640 kms away, while from Delhi it is 814 kms away.

  • Ujjain Railway station is the nearest railway station, which is about 2 kms from  Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga temple.

  • Indore International Airport is around 57 km away.

  • Kal Bhairava Temple
  • Kumbh Mela Ujjain
  • Ram Mandir Ghat
  • Jantar Mantar
  • Bhartrihari Caves

Mahakaleshwar Temple Map : 

Bhimashankar Jyotirlinga Temple (Pune, Maharashtra)
Bhimashankar Jyotirlinga Temple

Bhimashankar temple is located on the banks of River Bhima and is a marvelous black rock structure built in the Nagara architectural style. It is believed that the jyotirlinga here was built by Bheema, Kumbhakarna’s son, where a wildlife sanctuary of the same name surrounds it. Every year, thousands of pilgrims visit this shrine, particularly during Maha Shivratri. Nearby Kamalaja temple is another incarnation of Parvati visited by devotees visiting Bhimashankar temple. It is considered to be one of the most popular jyotirlingas.

How To Reach Bhimashankar temple : 

  • From Mumbai,Bhimashankar is 211 kms away, while from Delhi it is 1466 kms away.

  • Pune Railway station is the nearest railway station, which is about 111 kms from Bhimashankar Jyotirlinga temple.
  • Pune Airport is around 105 km away.
  • Bhimashankar Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Bhimashankar Trek
  • Hanuman Lake
  • Ahupe Waterfalls

Bhimashankar temple map : 

Trimbakeshwar Jyotirlinga Temple (Nashik, Maharashtra)
Trimbakeshwar temple nashik

Trimbakeshwar is famous for Trimbakeshwar Temple which is one among the 12 Jyotirlinga temples of Lord Shiva and is also one of the most popular religious places in Maharashtra. The Trimbakeshwar or Tryambakeswar is a small pilgrimage town located on the banks of River Godavari at the foothills of Brahmagiri Mountains in Nasik district of Maharashtra.

How To Reach Trimbakeshwar temple : 

  • From Mumbai,Trimbakeshwar is 178 kms away, while from Delhi it is 1315 kms away.
  • Nashik Road  Railway station is the nearest railway station, which is about 39 kms from Trimbakeshwar Jyotirlinga temple.
  • Ozar Airport is around 59 km away.
  • Saptashrungi
  • Anjaneri Hills
  • Pandavleni Caves
  • Shubham Water World
  • Sula Vineyard
  • Zonkers Adventure Park
  • Jain Temple
  • Gangapur Dam
  • Sita Gufa

Trimbakeshwar temple map : 

The Kedarnath Jyotirlinga is located in the Rudra Himalayan Range, at an altitude of 1200 feet. It is also one of the four dhams of Hinduism. Lord Shiva is also known as Kedar, which means protector and destroyer. Due to the snow cover in the other six months of the year, the Kedarnath temple in the Himalayas is only open between April and November. In order to take holy water that they will offer to Kedarnath Shivalinga, pilgrims first visit Gangotri and Yamunotri.

How To Reach Kedarnath Temple : 

  • From Mumbai, kedarnath temple is 1845 km away, while from Delhi it is 460 km away.
  • The Nearest Railway Station Rishikesh Railway Station which is approx 230.
  •  Jolly Grant Airport  is around 240 kms away .
  • Shankaracharya Samadhi
  • Sonprayag
  • Vasuki Tal
  • Bhairavnath Temple
  • Chorabari Lake
  • Guptakashi
  • Chandrashila
  • Gaurikund
  • Syalsaur

Kedarnath Temple map : 

Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga Temple (Khandwa, Madhya Pradesh)
Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga Temple

Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga temple Also known as the ‘Lord of the Om Sound’ is one of  India’s most sacred places. There is mythological significance to this temple, situated on an island called Shivapuri, near the Narmada River. The devas once prayed to Lord Shiva for victory during a war between the Devas and Danavas. In response to the prayer, Lord Shiva appeared as Omkareshwar and helped the devas triumph over evil.

How To Reach Omkareshwar Temple : 

  • From Mumbai, Omkareshwar is 577 kms away, while from Delhi it is 918  kms away.
  •  Khandwa Junction Railway station is the nearest railway station, which is about 70  kms from Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga temple.

  • Indore International Airport is around 92 km away.
  • Kedareshwar Temple
  • Sri Govinda Bhagavatpaada cave
  • Omkareshwar Parikrama
  • Siddhanath Temple
  • Ahilya Ghat
  • 24 Avatars Omkareshwar Of the temples
  • Kajal Rani Cave

Omkareshwar Temple map :

Vaidyanatha Jyotirlinga Temple (Deoghar, Jharkhand)
Vaidyanatha Jyotirlinga temple

Baba Baidyanath dham or Baidyanath dham is another name for Vaidyanatha Jyotirlinga temple. As one of the most revered Jyotirlinga in the country, Vaidyanath is among the most worshiped. Ravana had done penance for years to take Lord Shiva with him, according to mythological scriptures. As a reward for his penance, Lord Shiva gave him one of his Jyotirlingas and said it would be established wherever the Jyotirlinga touched the ground. However, this Jyotirlinga was not allowed to reach Lanka by the gods. So, even before reaching Lanka, they set up a Jyotirlinga in Jharkhand. Baidyanath Temple is the place where this Jyotirlinga was established.

How To Reach Vaidyanatha Temple : 

  • From Mumbai, Baba Baidyanath dham is 1933 kms away, while from Delhi it is 1288 kms away.
  • Deoghar  Railway station is the nearest railway station, which is about 3.6 kms from Baba Baidyanath dham Jyotirlinga temple.

  • Deoghar International Airport is around 9 km away.

  • Naulakha Mandir
  • Tapovan Caves and Hills
  • Nandan Pahar
  • Satsang Ashram
  • Basukinath

Vaidyanatha Temple Map : 

Rameshwaram Jyotirlinga Temple (Tamil Nadu)
Rameshwaram Jyotirlinga Temple

Rameshwaram is situated in a small region in the Gulf of Mannar Biosphere Reserve. In the middle of India and Sri Lanka, this famous “Island City” has attracted travelers around the world with its clean sea breezes, lesser crowded temples and sacred ponds. The Hindu pilgrimage site Rameshwaram is among the Char Dhams of India and a must-see for anyone traveling to India.

How To Reach Rameshwaram Temple : 

  • From Mumbai, Rameshwaram is 1598 kms away, while from Delhi it is 2725 kms.
  • Rameswaram Railway station is the nearest railway station, which is about  1 kms from  Rameshwaram Jyotirlinga temple.

  • Madurai Airport is around 170 km away.
  • Dhanushkodi
  • Munnar
  • Pondicherry
  • Kodaikanal
  • Kovalam
  • Kanyakumari
  • Madurai
  • Tuticorin

Rameshwaram Temple Map : 

Mallikarjuna Jyotirlinga Temple (Srisailam, Andhra Pradesh)
Mallikarjuna Temple Srisailam Jyotirlinga Temple

Mallikarjuna Jyotirlinga Temple also known as Kailash of South, a temple in Andhra Pradesh. The Temple is also known as the Srisailam Temple. From the temple, which boasts excellent sculptures and architecture, you can see the River Krishna. It is not only one of the 12 Jyotirlinga (12 Jyotirlinga) but also one of the 52 Shaktipeeths of Mata Sati. 

How To Reach Mallikarjuna Temple : 

  • From Mumbai, Mallikarjuna is 1034  kms away, while from Delhi it is 1801 kms.
  • Markapur Railway station is the nearest railway station, which is about 84  kms from  Mallikarjuna  temple.

  • Kurnool  Airport is around 175 km away.
  • Virupaksha Temple
  • Kashiviswanatha Temple
  • Sangameshwara Temple
  • Jain Temple
  • Papanatha Temple
  • Galaganath Temple

Mallikarjuna Temple Map : 

Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple (Aurangabad, Maharashtra)

Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga temple is located in a village called Verul, 20 kilometers from Daulatabad, near Aurangabad, in Maharashtra. Ajanta & Ellora caves are located near this temple. Ahilyabai Holkar was the architect who rebuilt the Kashi Vishwanath Temple in Varanasi as well as this temple. Additionally, Ghrishneshwar is known by different names, including Kusumeswarar, Ghushmeswara, Grushmeswara, and Grishneswara. Every visitor is fascinated by Vishnu’s Dashavatar, which is carved into red rock.

How To Reach Grishneshwar temple : 

  • From Mumbai, Grishneshwar is 325 kms away, while from Delhi it is 1277 kms away

  • Manmad Railway station is the nearest railway station, which is about 140 kms from Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga temple.

  • Aurangabad Airport is around 29 km away.
  • Ellora Caves
  • Kailasa Temple
  • Bani Begum Garden
  • Khuldabad
  • Bhadra Maruti

Grishneshwar temple Map : 

Kashi Vishwanath Jyotirlinga Temple (Varanasi Uttar Pradesh)

Kashi Vishwanath is a popular jyotirlinga in India. Lord Brahma and Lord Vishnu, in an argument, are believed to have created the jyotirlinga. The mythology describes Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva being worshiped equally, and Lord Brahma as being shunned for lying. God Shiva and God Vishnu are worshiped at this temple.

How To Reach Kashi Vishwanath Temple : 

  • From Mumbai, Kashi Vishwanath is 1487 kms away, while from Delhi it is 849 kms away.
  • Varanasi Junction Railway station is the nearest railway station, which is about  6 kms from  Kashi Vishwanath Jyotirlinga temple.

  • Varanasi Airport is around 22 km away. .
  • Ganga Aarti varanasi
  • Manikarnika Ghat
  • Manmandir Ghat
  • Nepali Temple
  • Dashashwamedh Ghat

Kashi Vishwanath Temple Map : 

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