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Omkareshwar Temple

Omkareshwar is a Hindu temple dedicated to God Shiva and is one of the 12 revered Jyotirlinga shrines of Shiva. It is on an island called Mandhata or Shivapuri in the Narmada river; the shape of the island is said to be like the Hindu “Om” symbol.

There are two main temples of Lord Shiva here, one to Omkareshwar (whose name means "Lord of Omkaara or the Lord of the Om Sound") located in the island and one to Amareshwar (whose name means "Immortal lord" or "lord of the Immortals or Devas") located on the south bank of Narmada River on the mainland. It is considered that both Omkareshwar and Mamleshwar equally sacred and representative of jyotirling at this sacred place. The temple is situated on Mandatha island on the banks of Narmada and river Kaveri (a tributary of Narmada). On completion of pilgrimage all the Hindus come to Omkareshwar and offer the holy water to Omkareshwar, only then there visit to other pilgrimage is considered to be complete.

Address: Omkareshwar Mandir Road, Mandhata, Madhya Pradesh 451115

District: Khandwa

Website: http://omkareshwar.org/ , http://shriomkareshwar.org/

Opening timings: All days of the week

5:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Darshan Timings:

  • 5 AM to 3:50 PM, 4:15 PM to 9:30 PM.
  • The Mangal Aarti is done between 5 AM to 5:30 AM
  • The Jalabhishek is done between 5:30 AM to 12:25 PM.
  • The evening darshan begins at 4:15 PM and the evening.
  • Aarti is conducted from 8:20 PM to 9:05 PM.
  • Special darshan is available for handicapped people or for people who are unable to stand for general darshan.

How to reach?

  • By Air: The nearest airport is Indore (75KM), Connected by regular flights from all over India. Indore having direct flights from Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Ahmedabad and measure cities . Almost most of the airlines are operating in Indore.
  • By Rail: Nearest railhead is Omkareshwar road (Mortakka) 12 KM on ratlam Khandawa section of Western Railway. Presently this route is closed for gauge change.
  • By Road: Omkareshwar is connected to Indore Khandawa and Ujjain by regular bus services.

Accommodation Facilities:

There are about 50 Dharmashalas available in Omkareshwar to stay. Most of them are newly constructed and are equipped with modern amenities. The Temple administration does not run any Dharmashala or Ashram.

 

Other Places to Visit:

  1. Mammaleshwar Temple – The other half of the Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga is situated here. The Linga itself is called Amareshwar. This temple holds a great religious significance. The temple is comparatively less crowded than its counterpart Omakareshwar.
  2. Saptamatruka temple –This temple is dedicated to the famed seven goddesses who helped the great Shakti Devi in fighting with demons. The names of the seven goddesses worshiped here in order are Brahmani, Vaishnavi, Maheshvari, Indrani, Kaumari, Varahi, Chamunda and Narasimhi.
  3. Sri Siddeshwar Temple or the Siddhnath Barahdwari – This marvelously protected temple is located on the plateau. The central shrine has four entrances and sabha mandaps. All the four sabha mandaps contain 18 pillars, each of 14 inches height.
  4. Gauri Somnath Temple – This temple can be visited during the Parikrama around the Parikrama Path. Pilgrims have to climb 270 steps to reach the sanctum. The Lingam of Lord Shiva is 6 feet high made in shining black stone.
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बैद्यनाथ धाम ज्योतिर्लिंग :

बैद्यनाथ ज्योतिर्लिंग मंदिर को ही बाबा बैद्यनाथ धाम भी कहा जाता है।इस जगह को शिव के सबसे पवित्र निवास स्थान और 12 ज्योतिर्लिंगों में से एक माना जाता है। यह भारत के झारखंड राज्य के देवघर में स्थित है। इस मंदिर परिसर है बाबा बैद्यनाथ का ज्योतिर्लिंग स्थापित है।मंदिर परिसर में बैद्यनाथ धाम ज्योतिर्लिंग के अलावा 21 अन्य मंदिर भी हैं।

पूजा का महत्त्व:

भगवान शिव के पूजा में बेलपत्र चढ़ाना सर्वश्रेठ और शुभ माना गया है। तीन पत्तियों का संगम, शिव की तीन आंखों के अलावा उनके त्रिशूल का भी प्रतीक है, जो पिछले तीन जन्मों के पापों को नष्ट करने के वाला माना जाता है। हालाँकि, वृक्ष के बेलपत्र तोड़ने का भी एक समय होता हैं। कहा जाता हैं कि महादेव सौ कमल चढ़ाने से जितने प्रसन्न होते हैं, उतना ही एक नीलकमल चढ़ाने पर होते हैं और एक हजार नीलकमल के बराबर एक बेलपत्र होता है। इसीलिए भगवान शिव को प्रसन्न करने के लिए बेलपत्र चढ़ाना चाहिए।

पूजा कैसे होगी?

हमारे द्वारा नियुक्त पुजारी बैद्यनाथ धाम मंदिर में बेलपत्र द्वारा स्थापित विधी से पूजा सम्पन्न करते है।

पूजा सामग्री:

बेलपत्र, जल, फूल।

पूजा अवधि:

नित्य, 10 मिनट

पूजा करने वाले पंडितों की संख्या:
  • पंडित मोती राम मिश्रा 35 वर्षों के अनुभव के साथ।

  • पंडित ललन मिश्रा 10 वर्षों के अनुभव के साथ।

डिसक्लेमर : हम किसी भी मंदिर के एजेंट, सहयोगी या प्रतिनिधि नहीं हैं। हम पूरे देश में फैले पंडितों के अपने नेटवर्क के माध्यम से सेवाएं प्रदान करवाते हैं

इस पूजा को बुकिंग के 7 दिनों के अंदर शुरु करवाया जाएगा।

About the Temple :

Baidyanath Jyotirlinga temple, also known as Baba Baidyanath dham and Baidyanath dham is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas, the most sacred abodes of Shiva. It is located in Deoghar in the Santhal Parganas division of the state of Jharkhand, India. It is a temple complex consisting of the main temple of Baba Baidyanath, where the Jyotirlinga is installed, and 21 other temples.

About the Puja:

Offering Bilva or belpatra in Shiva Puja is important and considered auspicious. A confluence of three leaves, "Bilva" is symbolic of Shiva's three eyes as well as his trident (trishul) which is believed to destroy sins of the past three births. However, there are certain days when one should not pluck the bel leaves from a tree.

How Puja is done ?

The purohits and pandits will perform the puja with proper rituals and right procedure inside Baba Baidyanath Dham Temple.

Puja Samagri:

Belpatra, Jal, Flowers.

Puja Duration:

10 mins, Everday

Number of Pandits performing Puja:
  • Pandit Moti Ram Mishra with 35 years of experience.

  • Pandit Lallan Mishra with 10 years of experience.

Disclaimer : We are not an agent, associate or representative of any temple. We perform services through our own network of Pandits spread throughout the country

Please note it can take up to 7 days to schedule the puja.