Mamaleshwar Temple

12 Jyothir linga temples

 

Overview

Mamaleshwar is one of the 12 jyotirlingas. It is present on the opposite bank of Narmada river to Omkareshwar temple. Although Omkareshwar was famous temple, Mamaleshwar is the actual Jyotirling.It Is Situated  Indore, Madhya Pradesh  At Khandava Road. The correct name is the Amreshwar temple. It is a protected Ancient Monument with good architectural stone work. Since the time of Maharani Ahilyabai holkar who expired in 1795, 22 Brahims paid by the Holker state, daily performed Lingarchan Puja. Each Brahmin was Provided with a wooden board having 1300 little holes. In each they put very small miniature clay lingam to represent Shiva Lingas and when nearly 14300 lingas were manufacture and worshipped, they used to be submerges in the Narmada. In the early part of the 20th century the number of Brahmins was reduced to 11 and at present the number is only 5. the wall of the temple contains the inscription of Mahims Stotra dated 1063 A.D
 
On The Banks Of River Narmada There Is A Island On Which  There Are 12 Shivlings Among Which The Fourth One Is  
Located  at Onkar Amleshwer.  This Place Is regarded as A holy Place Where  River Narmada and river Kaveri meet. 
 
It is on an island called Mandhata or Shivapuri in the Narmada river; the shape of the island is said to be like the Hindu ? symbol. There are two temples here, one to Omkareshwar  and one to Amareshwar.Omkareshwar is formed by the sacred river Narmada. This is one of the most sacred of rivers in India and is now home to one of the world's biggest dam projects.
 
 Hindu scriptures says that once upon a time there was a great war between Devas and Danavasin which Danavas won. This was a major setback for Devas and hence Devas prayed to Lord Shiva. Pleased with their prayer, Lord Shiva emerged in the form of Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga and defeated Danavas. It is situated in the Khandwa district of Madhya Pradesh state in India. It is about 12 miles (20 km) from Mortakka in Madhya Pradesh.
 
it takes 2.5 hrs from Khandwa railway station to Omkareshwar.
 
Nearest Bus stand: Mamaleshwar is well connected by Road route. There are many Buses starting from Indore. The Bus stand is about 2km distance from temple.
 
Nearest Railway station: Omkareshwar road is the nearest Railway station. It is at 12km distance from Omkareshwar. it takes 2.5 hrs from Khandwa railway station to Omkareshwar. We can travel from here through Buses.
 
Nearest Airport: Indore is the nearest Airport 
 

Location

Country
India
State
Madhya Pradesh
City
Khandwa
Location
Mandhata Omkareshwar
Address
Mamaleshwar Temple, Khandava Road, Khandwa Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India.
Contact Info
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Near Cities
Nearest Bus Terminal
Omkareshwar
Nearest Railway Station
Khandwa Jn (KNW)
Nearest Airport




Open Year
1063 A.D
Visiting Hours
3 time's

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  • Omkareshwar, the ancient land has beautiful caves that highlight the history of the place. Kajal Rani Cave is one such cave that offers not just a view into the past history but also a breathtaking view of long stretches of land that spreads before you and seemingly extending up to the horizon. Located 9 km away from Omkareshwar, Kajal Rani Cave is a must visit tourist destination here.

  • Mamaleshwar is one of the 12 jyotirlingas. It is present on the opposite bank of Narmada river to Omkareshwar temple. Although Omkareshwar was famous temple, Mamaleshwar is the actual Jyotirling.It Is Situated  Indore, Madhya Pradesh  At Khandava Road. The correct name is the Amreshwar temple. It is a protected Ancient Monument with good architectural stone work. Since the time of Maharani Ahilyabai holkar who expired in 1795, 22 Brahims paid b

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