How many jyotirlingas are there in Tamil Nadu?

How many jyotirlingas are there in Tamil Nadu?

Jyotirlinga in Tamil Nadu

Ramanathaswamy Temple is one of the most famous temples in the whole of India. This temple lies in Tamil Nadu and is located on Rameswaram Island. The temple is known as one of the 12 Jyotirlinga temples of Lord Shiva. This is also the southernmost Jyotirlinga temple in India. The Ramanathaswamy Jyotirlinga in Tamil Nadu is known for its magnificent architecture and religious importance. Ramanathaswamy Temple is also one of the four holy pilgrimage sites of Char Dham of India.

Mythological legend of Rameshwaram Jyotirlinga

Hindu mythological legends tell that Lord Ram made the original Shiva linga at what is today known as Rameswaram. He did so before he set out to find Ravana the mythological demon king of Lanka.

Lord Ram used sand to make the original shiv linga and he worshipped this shiv linga. Later after he killed Ravana he returned to worship this Shiv linga with his wife, Sita, and brother Lakshmana.

Ramanathaswamy Temple

The Ramanathaswamy Temple is a wonderful temple with incredible architecture. An amazing fact about Ramanathaswamy Temple is that there is not one but two lingams in the temple. One is the original linga made by Lord Ram and Hanuman brought the other linga from Mount Kailash.

The Shivlinga brought by Hanuman is worshipped first in the temple. The main deity of the temple is Ramanathaswamy who is worshipped in the form of a shiv linga. The temple has some of the longest corridors among all the temples in India.

12 Jyotirlinga Tour Packages

Shrine Yatra offers some of the best tour itineraries in the 12 Jyotirlinga Tour Packages. You can visit Rameswaram Jyotirlinga on this tour. These 12 Jyotirlinga Tour Packages have several tours which also include other Jyotirlinga temples in India.

We offer comfortable accommodation, transportation, meals, and tour guide services. You can also customize tour packages and include your choice of places.

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