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Dwadasa Jyotirlingani (Twelve Jyotirlingas) - in sanskrit with meaning

द्वादशज्योतिर्लिङ्गानि - सौराष्ट्रे  सोमनाथं  च  श्रीशैले  मल्लिकार्जुनम्
Dwadasa Jyotirlingani - Saurastre Somanatham Ca Shrishaile Mallikarjunam
Sri Shiva
Sri Shiva

सौराष्ट्रे सोमनाथं श्रीशैले मल्लिकार्जुनम्
उज्जयिन्यां महाकालम्_ॐकारममलेश्वरम् ॥१॥
Saurastre Somanatham Ca Shrishaile Mallikarjunam |
Ujjayinyaam Mahakalam-Omkaara-Mamaleshvaram ||1||

Meaning:
1.1: At Saurashtra is the Somanatha Jyotirlinga and at Srishaila is the Mallikarjuna Jyotirlinga,
1.2: At Ujjayini is the Mahakala (Mahakaleshwar) Jyotirlinga and at Omkara (Omkareshwara) is the Mamaleshwara Jyotirlinga,

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Shiva
परल्यां वैद्यनाथं डाकिन्यां भीमाशंकरम्
सेतुबंधे तु रामेशं नागेशं दारुकावने ॥२॥
Paralyam Vaidyanatham Ca Dakinyam Bhimashankaram |
Setubandhe Tu Ramesham Nagesham Darukavane ||2||

Meaning:
2.1: At Parli is the Vaidyanatha Jyotirlinga and at Dakini is the Bhimashankara Jyotirlinga,
2.2: At Setubandha is the Ramesha (Rameshwaram) Jyotirlinga and at Darukavana is the Nagesha (Nageshwara) Jyotirlinga,

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Shiva
वाराणस्यां तु विश्वेशं त्र्यंबकं गौतमीतटे
हिमालये तु केदारम् घुश्मेशं शिवालये ॥३॥
Varanasyam Tu Vishvesham Tryambakam Gautami-tatte |
Himaalaye Tu Kedaaram Ghushmesham Ca Shivaalaye ||3||

Meaning:
3.1: At Varanasi is the Vishwesha (Vishwanath) Jyotirlinga, and at the bank of river Gautami (Godavari) is the Tryambaka (Tryambakeshwara) Jyotirlinga,
3.2: At Himalaya is the Kedara (Kedarnath) Jyotirlinga, and at Shivalaya is the Ghushmesha (Grishneshwara) Jyotirlinga,

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Shiva
एतानि ज्योतिर्लिङ्गानि सायं प्रातः पठेन्नरः
सप्तजन्मकृतं पापं स्मरणेन विनश्यति ॥४॥
Etaani Jyotirlingani Sayam Pratah Patthen-Narah |
Sapta-Janma-Krtam Papam Smarannena Vinashyati ||4||

Meaning:
4.1: These Jyotirlingas, those persons who recites (i.e. meditates upon) during the Evenings and Mornings, ...
4.2: ... (These Jyotirlingas) will destroy by rememberance, the sins committed during the seven births.

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Twelve Jyotirlingas:

Jyotirlingas Shiva Purana - Kotirudra Samhita:
- Jyotirlingas


Bharatavarsha - The Land of Gods and Sages:

1. Stotras by Deity:
Initial: Ganesha - Hanuman - Gurudeva - Gayatri
Tridevas: Brahma - (Vishnu - Narasimha - Rama - Krishna) - Shiva
Tridevis: Saraswati - (Lakshmi - Tulasi - Bhoomi) - Parvati
Others: Murugan - Surya - Ganga - Yamuna - Narmada - Others
Final: Vedas - Brahman

2. Pilgrimages by Deity:
Initial: Ganesha
Tridevas: Brahma - (Vishnu - Narasimha - Rama - Krishna) - Shiva
Tridevis: Saraswati - Lakshmi - (Parvati - Shakambari)
Others: Murugan - Ganga

3. Sadhana: Sadhana - Hermitages - Penances

4. Saints: Ramakrishna - Vivekananda - Ramana - Saints

5. Sacred Geography: Forests - Mountains - Rivers - Lakes

6. Puranas: Scriptures

7. Religious Life: Stotras - Puja - Pilgrimages - Festivals - Varnashramas - Samskaras - Traditions

8. Other Aspects: Sanskrit - Arts - Music - Dance - Medicine - Architecture - Astronomy

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