Shiv-Sati at Daksheshwar Mahadev temple Kankhal Haridwar

Daksheswara Mahadev दक्षेश्‍वर महादेव मन्दिर is in Kankhal, Haridwar, Uttarakhand. The present temple was built by Queen Dhankaur in 1810. This is the place where Daksha performed his yagya. Also see Shiva Shakti – Sati, Shiva and Daksha’s Yagya  

Sri Mahamritunjaya Mahadev (महामृत्युंजय) temple Jageshwar

Sri Mahamritunjaya Mahadev (महामृत्युंजय) temple Jageshwar is a 9th century temple in Jageshwar, Almora district, Uttarakhand. The unique shivlinga here has an eye shaped opening. The Mahamrityunjaya temple seems to be the oldest temple in Jageshwar and is dated approximately… Continue Reading


Described in the Dvadasa Jyotirlinga Stotra as “Dakinyam Bheema Shankaram”, Bhimashankar is revered as one of the 12 Jyotirlingas. There are three locations of the Bhimashankar Jyotirlinga that are believed by different believers to be the true location: Bhimashankar Temple, Shiradhon,… Continue Reading



Kedarnath Jyotirlinga (Tamil: திருக்கேதாரம், Thiruk Kedaram, Hindi: केदारनाथ मंदिर, Kēdārnāth Mandir) is located in the beautiful snow-capped  Himalayas. Kedarnath can only be visited in the Summers, exact dates vary every year (Opens on Akshaya Tritiya in April / May, and closes on Bhai… Continue Reading

Neelkanth Mahadev Temple नीलकंठ महादेव मंदिर Rishikesh

Neelkanth Mahadev Temple

The Neelkanth Mahadev Temple (नीलकंठ महादेव मंदिर) is located at the sacred place that Lord Shiva drank the poison Halaahal (हलाहल) or Kalakootam (कालकूटं) that came out during the Samudra Manthan (Churning of the Ocean). Lord Shiva is called Neela-kanth (blue-neck), where ‘Neela’… Continue Reading