A carved stone Stele depicting Siva with two cobras South India, 17th-18th Century of arched form tapering towards either side at base and peaking with a makara head, the central area with two intertwining cobras, three trefoils either side and flower heads to interstices, their heads confronting either side of a lingam 64 cm. high x 31 cm. diam.
Nageshwar Jyotirlinga: The Nageshwar Jyotirlinga is believed as the first Jyotirlinga on the earth. The great Nageshwar Jyotirlinga is located near Dwarka, in the Gujarat state of India. Nageshvara Jyotirlinga is one of the 12 Jyotirlinga shrines of Lord Shiva mentioned in the Shiva Purana. This Nagaeshwara Jyotirlingam is facing south with the Gomugham facing east. There are three major shrines in India which are believed as identical to this Jyotirlinga,
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