Nageshwar Jyotirling Temple

Why?
  • One of the 12 Jyotirlinga shrines mentioned in the Shiva Purana.
  • Nageshwar is believed to be the first Jyotirlinga on the earth.
  • The Shiva Purana says Nageshvara Jyotirlinga is in 'the Darukavana', which is an ancient name of a forest in India.
  • Lord Krishna Himself used to worship it and perform Rudrabhishekam.
  • A devotee by name Supriya, was attacked by a demon Daaruka, while in a boat and that the demon imprisoned him along with several others at his capital Daarukaavana, where he resided with his wife Daaruki.
  • Shiva appeared in the form of a Jyotirlingam and vanquished the demon with the Paasupata Astram.
Location
  • 15.5 km from Dwarka Railway Station
Timing
  • 6 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Entrance Fee
  • Free
Restaurants nearby
  • Local eateries available
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