Nageshwar Jyotirlinga

Open Time : 06:00 AM - 12:30 PM and 5:00PM to 9:30 PM

Entry : free

Address : Nageshwar Jyotirling, Daarukavanam, Gujarat, India

Why to visit Nageshwar Jyotirlinga

The Dwarka-based Nageshwar Temple is one of India's 12 Jyotirlingas. It is situated on the coast of Saurashtra, Gujarat, between Gomati Dwarka and Bait Dwarka Island. Lord Shiva, also known as Nageshwar Mahadev, is the principal deity at this temple, which is also known as Nagnath Temple. Those who pray at the Nageshwar Jyotirlinga, according to the Shiva Purana, are free of all poisons, snake bites, and worldly attractions.

The significance of Nageshwar Jyotirlinga originates from the fact that it is considered the first of India's 12 Jyotirlingas. The temple is built in the Sayanam (sleeping) posture of the human body, according to Vaastu Shastra principles. The Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple has great celebrations during the Maha Shivaratri festival, attracting worshippers from all over the world.

Unlike other Nageshwar Temples, this one has the statue or Linga facing south. The huge 80-foot-tall statue of Lord Shiva is a main attraction at Nageshwar Temple. The temple's architecture is typical of Hindu architecture. The Nageshwar Shiva Linga is made of Dwarka Shila, a type of stone.

FAQ on Nageshwar Jyotirlinga

Is there any dress code?

There is no such dress code

Is there any things restricted ?

but as it is a temple one should wear decent cloths

Special Tip

The ideal time to visit the Nageshwar Jyotirlinga is during the winter season, from October to February.

By Yashica Singh

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