Most Famous Lord Shiva Temples Across India
Lord Shiva, the destroyer is the most powerful and fascinating deity Of the Hindu trinity and has 1008 Names and worshipped in many form mostly in the form of Lingam. Major Lord Shiva temples includes 12 Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva, Panch Kedar,Sabha temples,Panchaaraama temples and five famous temples of Lord Shiva on Tamil Nadu. Apart from the above here is the list of other famous temples of Lord Shiva around the country. These temples are located at different nook and corner of India. Image Source: Wikipedia
Brihadeeswara Temple, Thanjavur
Shore Temple, Mahabalipuram
Lingaraj Temple, Bhubaneswar
Daksheswara Mahadev Temple, Uttarakhand
Daksheswara Mahadev Temple is a beautiful temple of Lord Shiva which is also known as the Daksha Prajapati Mandir,located in the town of Kankhal in Uttarakhand.
Annamalaiyar Temple, Tamil Nadu
Taraknath Temple, West Bengal
Taraknath Temple is the most important pilgrimage center in the town of Tarakeswar West Bengal, The Hindu god Lord Shiva worshiped as Taraknath. Taraknath Temple is one of the Oldest Temples in India.
Murudeshwara Temple, Murudeshwara
Vadakkunnathan Temple, Kerala
Bhavnath Mahadev Temple, Gujarat
The Bhavnath Mahadev temple is located near the Girnar mountain range in the Junagadh district of Gujarat. The Shiva linga here is said to have emerged of its own.
Srikalahasti Temple, Andhra Pradesh
Kandariya Mahadeva Temple, Khajuraho
Pashupatinath Temple, Mandsaur
Pashupatinath Temple of Mandsaur is a famous Hindu temple of Lord Pashupatinath and the only shrine of Pashupatinath in India, Situated on the banks of the Shivna River in the city of Mandsaur in Madhya Pradesh.
Tungnath Temple, Uttarakhand
Natarajar Temple, Tamil Nadu
Kirateshwar Mahadev Temple, Sikkim
Kirateshwar Mahadev Temple is located at Legship on the banks of beautiful Rangit river. It is an important site for Hindu pilgrims and a must visit religious place for every tourist in West Sikkim.
Sukreswar Temple, Assam
The Sukreswar Temple is an important Shiva temple in Assam state,located on the Itakhuli hill on the south bank of mighty river Brahmaputra. It is one of the ancient temple and is the most popular Shiv temple in Guwahati.
Bhojpur Shiva Temple, Bhopal
Bhojpur Temple in located near the capital city of Bhopal on the bank of Betwa river in Raisen District. The Bhojesvar temple dedicated to great God Lord Shiva houses the largest Shiva Lingam in India.
The Kailasa Temple of Ellora is the largest rock-cut ancient Hindu temples dedicated to Lord Shiva in Ellora, Maharashtra, The temple is one of the 34 rock cut temples of Ellora Caves.