Mallikarjuna Jyotirlinga Temple widely recognized all over the country. Mallikarjuna Jyotirlinga Temple situated on the sacred Sri Shail Mountain near the banks of the Krishna River in the Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh. This mountain also called Kailash of the South. Here the combined form of both Shiva and Parvati present.
This temple located in Andhra Pradesh. Most of the Jyotirlingas located in India is located in the central and upper parts of India. On the contrary, this temple is located in the southern region of India.
The area of Srisail Mallikarjuna in the Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh is a holy place. At the foot of which the Krishna River has taken the form of Patal Ganga. In ancient times, Lord Shivshankar used to come to this state as a bilva.
Mallikarjuna Jyotirlinga Temple
India also known as a cultural country. Where people of many religions reside in India and here all people have been given the freedom to choose their religion. Hindus have the largest population in India. Different gods and goddesses worshiped among Hindus.
Perhaps this is one of the reasons why thousands of temples, big and small, have been built in India. All these temples have their own importance. In the same way, the 12 Jyotirlingas located in the holy land of India have a different identity of their own.
It believed that Lord Shiva himself had appeared in these Jyotirlingas located at 12 different places in India. Perhaps this is one of the reasons why these Jyotirlingas especially worshiped by Shiva devotees.
This Jyotirlinga situated on the banks of the Krishna River on the Shail Mountain. It also called Dakshin Kailash. The glory of this place mentioned in many religious texts. Krishna river also an ancient river. According to Mahabharata, worshiping Lord Shiva on Shree Shail Mountain believed to yield results from performing Ashwamedha Yagya.