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Bangalore, India.

This is a picture of the Hindu Temple Shiv Mandir in Bangalore, India -- a statue of Lord Shiva. Shiva is The Lord of destruction in Hinduism but also possesses the typical Hindu beliefs; some of which, are close to my heart.

Loving service is the natural position of the soul. Sanatana dharma.

I know you can cover us under your holy wings but for now let me cover you from the rain . at Pandharpur ,Maharastra ,India Date Lord Vitthal by arvind ramteke

Gangotri, Uttarakhand, India

"The dedicated practitioner experiences the spiritual way as a turbulent mountain stream, tumbling dangerously among boulders. When maturity is reached, the river flows smoothly and patiently with the powerful sweep of the Ganges.

Tunganath Shiva Temple

Tungnath is the highest Shiva temple in the world and is one of the five and the highest Panch Kedar temples located in the mountain range of Tunganath in Rudraprayag district, in the state of

Rameshwaram Jyotirlinga: Rameshwaram is a religious town located in the state of Tamil Nadu. The Rameshwaram temple is dedicated to the Hindu god Lord Shiva and its one of the 12 famous Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva. Amongst the 12 Lord Shiva Jyotirlinga, Rameshwaram is one of the most sacred shrines of Hindus in India. This place is one of the holiest places in India to Hindus and part of the Char Dham pilgrimage.

Rameshwaram Photos - Pic 4393 The adorned jyotirlingam at Sri Ramanathaswamy Temple in Tamil Nadu.


OM in different scripts - chanting and meditation can help you through the anxiety and stress associated with surgery! (links to a bariatric surgery site.really I just liked the different OM versions.

Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga: The most famous Mahakaleshwar Hindu temples is situated in the holy and ancient city of Ujjain in the state of Madhya Pradesh. The most lively Shiva Temples of India is located on the side of the Rudra Sagar lake in heart of Ujjain city. Mahakaleshwar idol is also known as dakshinamurti, as its facing the south. This is only temple of lord Shiva among the 12 Jyotirlingas where the idol of Great God is facing the south.

Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga Temple is situated at Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh. The idol in this shrine faces southward and is popularly known as Dakshinamoorthy.

Waiting for Sunset - Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India... we will see this!

Haridwar Rishikesh Tour - Haridwar and Rishikesh are holy pilgrimage places in the state Uttaranchal, India. Travel Chacha offer Haridwar Rishikesh tour packages, Haridwar Rishikesh holiday packages and travel packages at affordable prices.

Baidyanath Jyotirlinga ↓   The Baidyanath dham also known as Baba dham is the most sacred abodes of Shiva.  One of the twelve Jyotirlingas is located in Deoghar in the tribal state of Jharkhand.  Baba Dham temple located where the heart of Bhagwati Sati had fallen, so this place is also referred as Mahashakti peeth.   It is believed that the Baidynath (Vaidyanath) Jyotirlingam in Deogarh is associated with legendary stories of Ravana and Lord Shiva.  This shrine is very famous,

Vaidyanath Jyotirlinga is also known as Baba Dham and Baidyanath Dham Temple.

Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga: Omkareshwar is a famous Jyotirlinga temple located is a holy island of Shivpuri in Maheshwar, Madhay Pradesh. This holy shrine of Lord Shiva is located at the convergence of Kaveri and holy river Narmada. One of the Dwadasa jyotirlingas is spread on the Mandhata hills in Vindhya Mountains of Madhya Pradesh. Shape of the holy island is looks like the holy symbol of Shiva “the Om”.

Omkareshwar is a famous Jyotirlinga temple located is a holy island of Shivpuri in Maheshwar, Madhay Pradesh.

Mallikarjuna Jyotirlinga: Sri Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple is located at Srisailam in Nallamala hills of Andhra Pradesh. The temple is situated in the town of Srisailam near the banks of Krishna river. Mallikarjun Jyotirlinga is one of the greatest shrines in India and it constitutes one of the 12 Jyotirlingam shrines of Lord Shiva. The temple in hill looks like a great fort and is also known for its treasure of sculptures, There are number of sculptures on the walls appear as a gallery.

BHRAMARAMBHA DEVI, Srisailam (Andhra Pradesh) Shaila Mallikarjuna’s holy place is located on the banks of River Krishna. Here River Krishna is in the form of Patalaganga (underground spring).

Somnath Jyotirlinga:The Somnath Temple is located in the Saurashtra, on the western coast of Gujarat. Somnath temple,also known as the Shrine Eternal is considered to be the most significant and revered 12 Jyotirlinga temples across India The Protector of Moon God temple is destroyed six times and rebuilt six times,recently it was rebuilt in November 1947. The Aadi Jyotirling Shree Somnath Mahadev temple is dedicated to Someshwara, the Lord Shiva, with moon on his head.

Somnath marker, destroyed and Re-built six times, is held in India and is rich in Reverence Throughout Legend, Tradition, and History. It is located at Prabhas Patan in Saurashtramarker in Gujaratmarker.