Dwadasha Jyotirlinga Temple

Country: India

State : Karnataka

Locality/City/Village: Bangalore

Address :Omkar Ashrama Maha Samasthana, Omkar Hills, Shrinivasapura, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560060, India

God : Shiva

Category : Famous temples

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Dwadasha Jyotirlinga Temple

Shri Dwadasha Jyotirlinga Temple is dedicated to lord Shiva. It is nestled in the state of Karnataka at Bangalore. This famous Hindu Temple is actually placed in Omkar Ashram, in Omkar Hills. It is famed as the biggest and the illustrious temple in Karnataka state. This temple is unique in its own way and has beautiful architecture. The temple was established by Sri Shivapuri Mahaswamiji in 2002. On February 2011, the consecration (Pranaprathishta) of the 12 Jyotirlingas and Mahakumbhabhishekam inside the temple complex was organised by Sri Swami Madhusudhanananda Puri. Shrawan Maas and MahaShivratri are the festivals celebrated with a great pomp and devotion every year. People come not only from India but outside it to visit this sacred Shrine of Lord Shiva and to carry water from the holy well. Dev-Diwali and Prodosh Vrats are also commemorated inside the complex among the local devotees. Fairs have been organised and people often fast on the night of Shivratri and sing hymns and praises in the name of Lord Shiva People believe that on this holy day Lord Shiva was married to Parvati Maa. Shivratri is the best time to visit this famous temple, as people from all corners of India trickle in here to seek the blessing of Lord Shiva.

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