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Tourist Places To Visit In Nageshwar Yotirlinga (jageshwar)

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Tourist places to visit in Nageshwar jyotirlinga (Jageshwar)

Dandeshwar Shiv temple

Dandeshwar Shiv temple situated slightly upstream from the Jageshwar temple complex. The stone lingam is a natural rock, and, unlike the lingams of the Jageshwar complex, is not carved. The Dandeshwar temple complex is in a dilapidated condition.

 

Vinayak Kshetra

This place is 200 mt from Artola village from where a temple of Jageshwar starts. This place lies between Jhanker Saim temple,Vrudhh jageshwar and Koteshwar temples. From this place Vinayak Kshetra or sacred area begins. 

 

Sri Mahamritunjaya Mahadev

The Mahamrityunjay temple is the largest and oldest temple in the Jageshwar temple complex. This temple of Shiva is eastern facing and the Linga is worshipped as the saviour from death . The unique linga has an eye shaped opening. Pilgrims believe that reciting the Mahamritunjaya Mantra is a fruitful, auspicious and powerful method of self-realization, removal of evil effects, and freedom from all kinds of fears, illness and negativity. The Mahamritunjaya Mantra is attested in the Sukla Yajurveda Samhita

 

Jhanker Sam Mahadev

This temple is situated south of Jageshwar. Legend has it that during the Tapasya by Shiva, Demons obstruct His penance. Then God Jhanker "Sam" comes into being as Trinetra and send His Ganas to kill the demons. It is believed that Sam will come to Kot Linga temple premises to save humanity and Jageshwar in Kalyuga.

 

Kot Ling Mahadev

Kot Ling is situated at the "Sangam" of Jata Ganga and Sam Ganga Rivers. This place is around 2 km walk from the main temple complex of Jageshwar. A small mountainous trek leads to this place. Currently this place has ruins of an Old Shiva Temple. As per the local folk lore, Kot Ling was originally selected as a place by Shiva for meditation.

 

Sri Vriddha temple

This temple is situated three km north to Jageshwar. This temple is situated at the top of the hill and comes after an uphill trek. It is contemporary to Jageshwar group of temples.

 

Pushti Devi temple

It is the temple of Goddess Devi. The temple enshrines the full murti of Goddesses. This temple is situated in the Jageshwar main premises.

 

Archaeological Museum

The Archeological Museum run by Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), houses idols and statuettes removed from Jageshwar shrine dating 9th to 13th century AD. The museum is undoubtedly worth a visit, not only for those who belong to the religion, or are intrigued by its complexities, but by everyone who wants to know the true roots of the third largest religion in the world.

 

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