In which district is Mallikarjun?
Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple, in Srisailam, is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva situated here. Srisailam is located in the Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh state.
How can I go to mallikarjuna?
Hyderabad is the nearest major rail head. The Mallikarjuna Temple is located at Srisailam. Book Car or take ST bus to reach Srisailam. The distance from Hyderabad to Sri Sailam is 240 kms by road.
Why is Shiva called Mallikarjuna?
The place where Shiva and Parvati stayed came to be known as Shrishailam. As per Hindu legend, the presiding deity in the form of Linga (an iconic form of Shiva) was worshipped with jasmine (locally called in Telugu as Mallika), leading to the name of presiding deity as Mallikarjuna.
Who is Lord Mallikarjuna?
The Shri Mallikarjuna (Konkani:श्री मल्लिकार्जुन) temple dedicated to Lord Mallikarjun, an incarnation of Lord Shiva is situated in the Sristhal village which is 7 km northeast of Chaudi in Canacona taluk in the South Goa district of Goa, India.
Who built Mallikarjuna temple?
The temple was built by Harihara Dhannayaka around 1234 A.D. during the rule of the Hoysala Empire King Vira Narasimha II. This temple is protected as a monument of national importance by the Archaeological Survey of India.
How many Jyotirlinga are there in Andhra Pradesh?
List of most sacred 12 Maha Jyotirlingas
Which district is Srisailam?
Srisailam | District Kurnool , Government of Andhra Pradesh | India.
How can I reach Mallikarjuna Jyotirlinga by flight?
Fly to Vijayawada, train, taxi • 9h 13m
- Fly from Delhi (DEL) to Vijayawada (VGA) DEL – VGA.
- Take the train from Vijayawada Jn to Markapur Road.
- Take a taxi from Markapur Road to Mallikarjuna Jyotirlinga.
Who made 12 Jyotirlinga?
This pillar of radiance is called ‘Jyotirling’. The Indian saint Adi Shankaracharya who revived Hinduism in 800 CE, has mentioned 12 most important Jyotirlings in his Dwadasha Jyotirling Strotram situated in different locations of India.
What is famous in Srisailam?
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- Sri Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple. 378.
- Srisailam Dam. 218.
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- Pathala Ganga. Bodies of Water.
- Sree Shivaji Spoorthy Kendram. Points of Interest & Landmarks.
- Ista Kameswari Temple. Historic Sites.
- Phaladhara Panchadhara.
- Chenchu Lakshmi Tribal Museum.