The Shravan Mas is the fifth month according to Hindu calendar, usually in July or August and is considered very fortunate. The whole month is considered very fortunate as each day of the week is devoted to different Hindu Gods and Goddesses. Every Monday is considered more vailuable than other days as it is dedicated to Lord Shiva. This day is known as Shravani Somvar and from sunrise to sunset fasting is performed, Shivling is bathed with milk or holy water of River Ganges and Shivling is worshiped and is offered it flowers and Bel leaves.

  1. Bhavnath Mahadev, Taleti

    The worship starts at mid night on the 14th day of the dark half in the Magha month and as soon as the puja commences these sages are seen advancing towards the Bhavnath Mahadev Temple seated on elephants holding flags in their hands. The air reverberates with the sounds of the conch shells, the tungis and the turis. A strong belief is prevalent that on this day Lord Shiva himself visits the Bhavnath Mahadev Temple. The organizers serve free meals to the visitors on this auspicious occasion.

  2. Hatkeshwar Mahadev, Vadnagar

    The temple of shree hatkeshwar mahadev is Situated in the village of Vadnagar. This temple Is said to be around 1800 years old. It is said that the linga of shree hatkeshwar mahadev goes till the bottom of the earth. Lord hatkeshwar is ishta dev of the people of Nagar Brahman caste Of Hindu religion. The temple is a national heritage having artistic carvings inside and outside the temple. The beautiful craftsmanship and the stone carving describing the episodes Of ancient stories enchants everybody.

  3. Koteshwar Mahadev

    The story of Koteshwar begins with Ravana, who won a boon from Lord Shiva for an outstanding display of piety. This boon was the gift of a Shiva linga of great spiritual power, but which Ravana, in his arrogant haste, accidentally dropped and it fell to earth at Koteshwar. To punish Ravana for his carelessness, the linga turned into a thousand identical copies (some versions of the story say ten thousand, some a million; suffice to say it was quite a lot.) Unable to distinguish the original, Ravana grabbed one and departed, leaving the original one here, around which Koteshwar Temple was built.

  4. Koteshwar Mahadev, Ambaji

    Just 8 k.m. Away from the vedic vargin river Saraswati, there is an ancient temple of shree Koteshwar mahadev, attached with a holy kund And the flows of river saraswati from the mouth Of cow gaumukh, incurred in a rock. There was an ashram of rushi valmiki. This place is a beautiful and peaceful In forest. It is a well known temple of Ambaji.

  5. Mani Nageshwar Mahadev, Tilakwada

    This is the very ancient temple of shiv near tilakwada narmada district. The meaning of mani-nageshwar is the snakes with “mani” are believed to have worshipped lord shiva to pleased him. This temple is situated near one of the narmada ghat. The temple has beautiful garden near ghat. The silent &peaceful atmosphere inside the temple attract more. In monsoon season a lot people come to near by cities for darshan of lord shiva. This is a place where you come with your family its joyful.

  6. Nageshwar Jyotilinga Temple

    Nageshwar Mahadev Shivalingam is facing South while the Gomugam is facing east. There is a story for this position. A devotee by name Naamdev was singing bhajans in front of the lord. Other devotees asked him to stand aside and not hide the Lord. To this Naamdev asked them to suggest one direction in which the Lord does not exist, so that he can stand there. The enranged devotees carried him and left him on the southside.  Another Speciality of this shivaling is that unlike the other Shivalingas, which are made of black stone and look like a neat pillar rounded off at the top. This one is made of a stone know popularly as Dwarka Shila, which has small chakers on it. The shape of the linga is more or less like a oval 3mukhi Rudraksha.

  7. Nishkalang Mahadev, Koliyak

    Nishkalank Mahadev Temple in Koliyak, Bhavnagar, Gujarat is full of wonders and awe. This temple is buried inside the sea. On a heavy tide day, all that can be seen are the flag and a pillar. It is beyond ones comprehension that there is a Lord Shiva Temple just under the fierce sea. This temple is still in use, and people visit this place on foot! The temple has 5 distinct swayumbu Shiva lingams inside. This is definitely one of the best spiritual destinations!

  8. Sharneshwar Mahadev, Polo Forest

    Sharneshwar Mahadev Temple the beautiful carvings on the Sharneshwar Temple at Abhapur. The Sharneshwar Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and was built in the 15th century A.D. The Polo Forest region of Gujarat is a quiet retreat, nestled in the Aravalli hills bordering Gujarat and Rajasthan. The word “Polo” is derived from “Pol” which means “gateway” in Sanskrit. The forest was a gateway between Gujarat and Rajasthan. The Polo Forest region played host to the ancient kingdom of Vijayanagar. Polo Forest conceals a number of amazing temples built during the 10th to 15th century A.D.

  9. Sidhheshwar Mahadev, Siddhpur

    Sidhheshwar mahadev temple is located near the bindu sarovar. It houses one of the town’s Five swayambhu lingams. Pilgrims believe that bathing in the bindu Sarovar and worshipping Lord shiva at sidhheshwar Purifies them and grant them their wishes. It houses one of the town’s five swayambhu lingams and pilgrims believe that worshipping at this temple grant them their wishes.

  10. Somnath Mahadev Temple

    The Someshwar Mahadev temple stands tall among the temples of India. The construction of the present temple in Junagadh district began in 1950. It is the seventh temple built to commemorate the glory of Lord Somnath who was known as BhAiraveshwar in the Sa(ya Yug, Shravanikeshwar in Treta Yug and Shrigaleshwar in DwaparYug. The pinnacle rides to a height of 155 feet. The kalash atop the shikhar weighs 10 tonnes. The flag- mast is 37 feet long. These details give an idea of the size of the temple. In historical times the temple, the third to be precise, was raged to the ground by Sultan Mohmad of Ghazni. Then Sultans Allauddin and Mohmad Begda too desecrated it. After the Maraths took over Gujarat Rani Ahalyabai of Indore constructed a temple near the old temple and worship is offered there ever since.

  11. Triniteshwar Mahadev, Taranetar

    The best known of Gujarat’s fairs is held in August-September at the historic shrine of Tarnetar (Tirneteshwar) a holy site locally believed to have been the original course of river Ganga. The fair is held at Thangadh in Saurashta. The Tarnetar Fair is connected with Arjun, the Pandavas hero. It is believed that he won the hand of princess Draupadi in a swayamvar (an assembly of princes where a princess chooses her suitor.) Arjun showed his skill at archery to win Draupadi.

  12. Vasaniya Mahadev, Vasan

    The temple is situated in Gozaria – Gandhinagar highway, near vasan village, which is located near the city of Gandhinagar. The Hanuman statue is 53 feet heighted, Vasaniya Shiva mandir is the opposite of itself. It is situated about 9 km from Gandhinagar city. This large stone statue of Hanuman, the other Ramayana Ashok Vatika picture shows that there is a separate monitor to show the statue. This figure is only 3 km near to the unava village, VasaniyaMahadev temple near the high-way road and opposite the hanuman statue. Vasan village there is no bank, banking transactions and Unava to go to Gandhinagar. After watching thousands of people daily visited the vasaniyaMahadev. The Vasaniya Hanuman temple is famous for tourist attractions.

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