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Jyotirlingas

Jyotirlingas of Shiva:

Shiva Refer to Jyotirlinga Sloka

1. Somanatha Jyotirlinga (Shiva Purana - Koti Rudra Samhita - 14) - Prabhasa Kshetra
• Where Lord Shiva relieved the curse of Chandra Deva (given by Daksha)
Somnath (Gir Somnath district, Gujarat)

2. Mallikarjuna Jyotirlinga (Shiva Purana - Koti Rudra Samhita - 15) - Krauncha mountain
• Where Shiva and Parvati came to see their son Kumara and abided as Jyoti
Mallikarjun (Kurnool district, Andhra Pradesh)

3. Mahakaleshwara Jyotirlinga (Shiva Purana - Koti Rudra Samhita - 16) - Avanti
• Where Lord Shiva protected devotee Veda Priya and brahmanas from demon Dushana
Mahakaleshwar (Ujjain district, Madhya Pradesh)

4. Omkareshwara Jyotirlinga (Shiva Purana - Koti Rudra Samhita - 18) - Omkareshwar
• Where Lord Shiva granted boon to Vindhya mountain
Omkareshwar (Khandwa district, Madhya Pradesh)

5. Kedarnatha Jyotirlinga (Shiva Purana - Koti Rudra Samhita - 19) - Badaryashrama
• Where Lord Shiva granted boon to devotees Nara and Narayana and abided in that place for their worship
Kedarnath (Rudraprayag district, Uttarakhand)

6. Bhimashankara Jyotirlinga (Shiva Purana - Koti Rudra Samhita - 20 to 21) - Kamarupa
• Where Lord Shiva protected devotee Sudakshina from the atrocities of demon Bhima
Bhimashankar (Pune district, Maharashtra)

7. Vishwanatha Jyotirlinga (Shiva Purana - Koti Rudra Samhita - 22) - Kashi
• Where Lord Shiva established Kashi in the mortal world by placing it from his trident
Vishwanath (Varanasi district, Uttar Pradesh)

8. Tryambakeshwara Jyotirlinga (Shiva Purana - Koti Rudra Samhita - 24 to 27) - Brahmagiri mountain
• Where Lord Shiva relieved sage Gautama from the false accusation of brahmanas and released river Ganga (Gautami Ganga or Godavari) from his matted hairs
Tryambakeshwar (Nashik district, Maharashtra)

9. Vaidyanatha Jyotirlinga (Shiva Purana - Koti Rudra Samhita - 28)
• Where the Shiva Linga given by Lord Shiva to Ravana got fixed while carrying to Lanka
Baidyanath Dham (Deogarh district, Jharkhand)
Parli Vaijnath (Beed district, Maharashtra)
Baijnath (Kangra district, Himachal Pradesh)

10. Nageshwara Jyotirlinga (Shiva Purana - Koti Rudra Samhita - 29 to 30) - Darukavana
• Where Lord Shiva protected devotee Supriya from the atrocities of demon Daruka
Nageshwar (Devbhoomi Dwaraka district, Gujarat)
Aundha Nagnath (Hingoli district, Maharashtra)
Jageshwar (Almora district, Uttarakhand)

11. Rameshwara Jyotirlinga (Shiva Purana - Koti Rudra Samhita - 31) - Southern sea shore
• Where Lord Shiva granted the boon to Sri Rama for victory against Ravana
Rameshwaram (Ramanathapuram district, Tamil Nadu)

12. Grishneshwara Jyotirlinga (Shiva Purana - Koti Rudra Samhita - 32 to 33) - Shivalaya
• Where Lord Shiva revived the son of devotee Ghushma who was killed by his step-mother
Grishneshwar (Aurangabad district, Maharashtra)


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