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Pilgrimages of Madhya Pradesh - Khandwa district

Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga:

Sri Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga, Khandwa district, Madhya Pradesh Sri Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga, Khandwa district, Madhya Pradesh Puranic Event:
The Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga is situated in a place called Omkareshwara. Vindhya mountain worshipped Lord Shiva here to get the power to become the best of mountains. Lord Shiva appeared before Vindhya mountain and granted the boon.
(from Shiva Purana, Koti-Rudra Samhita - Ch 18)


Pilgrimage:
The Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga is identified with Omkareshwar temple in Khandwa district of Madhya Pradesh, on the banks of river Narmada. In this place river Narmada splits into two parts and forms an island (named Mandhata or Shivapuri) which resembles the symbol of Omkara. According to legend, the Shivalinga split into two, one half is Omkareshwar and the other Amreshwar (Mamleshwar).

For more details refer to Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga from Shiva Purana.




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