Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple

Saivam

 

Overview

 
Nageshwar  Temple or Nagnath Temple is situated on the road between Gomati Dwarka Dwarka and of the bait on the coast of the island of Saurashtra in Gujarat. THE Jyotirlinga enshrined in the Temple of Nageshwar Nagnath is known under the name of Mahadev and attracts thousands of pilgrims all around the year. This powerful Jyotirlinga symbolizes the protection of all poisons. It is said that those who pray for the Nageshwar Linga become free of poison. The Rudra Samhita Nageshwar with a sloka from designated by the expression 'DNaagesham aarukaavane'.
 
Legend behind Nageshwar Temple
according to Shiv Purana, a Shiva devotee by name Supriya was attacked by a demon Daaruka while in a boat. The daemon has imprisoned, with several other people to its capital Daarukaavana where he lived with his wife Daaruki. Supriya has advised all the prisoners to recite the mantra of 'Namaha Shivaya )".  Aum When Daruk came to know this that he ran to kill Supriya. Instantly the Lord Shiva appears in the form of a Jyotirlingam and defeated the daemon with the Paasupata Astram.
 
This Jyotirlinga manifestation of Shiva is worshipped as Nageswara. Two other sites in India, one near Audhgram near Purna in Andhra Pradesh and another near Almora, Uttar Pradesh also enshrine the temples to Jyotirlingam Nageswara. According to the Shiv Purana, anyone ever with devotion reads the birth and of the greatness of our Jyotirlinga must generate all the documents the happiness and the divine status in the end.
 
Location
 
situated on the road between city and Bayt Dwarka Dwarka island on the coast of Saurashtra in Gujarat is this important Lord Shiva Temple. It is enshrined in one of the 12 swayambhu (jyothirlingas self-existing) in the world, in an underground sanctuary. A statue of 25 m of height of a sitting Lord Shiva and a large garden with pool are the main attractions of this serene location rather. Some of the archaeological excavations claim five cities earlier on the site.
 
Nageshwar believed to be known under the name of 'Darukavana', who is a former name epic in a forest in India. You will find below two legends well known attachment to this mystical temple:
 
According to the first legend, 'Balakhilyas', a group of wise men dwarves worshipped Lord Shiva in Darukavana for long. To test their dedication and patience, Shiva is ripe for them to bare covering only ascetic [nagas serpants] on his body. The wives of the wise men got attracted to the saint and went after him, leaving their husbands behind. Wise men got very disturbed and outraged by this.They have lost patience and cursed the ascetic to lose its linga (one of the meanings is limited phallus, but there was a profound symbolism theistic].  Shiva linga fell on the earth and the entire world had been shaken. Lord Brahma and Lord Vishnu came to Lord Shiva, asking him to save the earth from destruction and to resume his Linga. Shiva comforted and reassumed his Linga. [Of Vamana Purana CH.6e and 45e).  Lord Shiva promised his divine presence in jyothirlinga Darukavana as " to never.
 
Another story tells of hundreds of years in the Shiv Purana, on a torque daemon Daruki Daruka appointed and, after which was appointed Daruka Van (Forest), later known as Dwarka. Daruki was a devotee of Parvati and was blessed by it. It improperly used his blessings and tryranized the local people. One day he captured a Shiva devotee called Supriya who was one of the pilgrims on a boat. The daemon trapped with several other people to its capital Darukavana. Supriya has advised all the prisoners to recite the mantra of Shiva " Aum Shivayay Namaha' to protect them. When Daruka came to know this that he ran to kill Supriya. Instantly the Lord Shiva appears in the form of a jyothirlinga from the earth. He could not kill the daemon which has been blessed by his own wife, Parvati, but he assured Supriya that he would protect him in the form of a Linga. The linga here is therefore come to be revered.
 
How to get there
 
by road: it is the state Highway Dwarka Dwarka from Jamnagar to. Direct bus available from Jamnagar and in Ahmedabad.
 
By train: is a station Dwarka on the railway line to wide track Ahmedabad-Okha , with trains connecting to Jamnagar (137 km), Rajkot (217 km) and Ahmedabad (471 km), and some trains which continues all along the path to the side through Vadodara, Surat, Mumbai, Goa, Karnataka, in the southern tip of India in Kerala.
 
By plane: The nearest airport is Jamnagar (137 km).

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India
State
Gujarat
City
Jamnagar
Location
Nagadia
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Daarukavanam
Nearest Railway Station
Rajkot Jn (RJT)
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Rajkot Airport
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latitude : 22.309200290 longitude :70.779502870
Corporation : Rajkot
GPS Code : VARK

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