Jyotirlinga Special Yatra Tour Package

Jyotirlinga Yatra Tour Package

Jyotirlinga Special Tour, Shirdi Jyotirlinga Darshan Yatra, Dwarkadhish Jyotirlinga Yatra

If you’re a devotee of Lord Shiva, then you must have booked a jyotirlinga yatra tour package to visit all the jyotirlingas in India at least once in your lifetime. Literally meaning the ‘radiant sign of almighty’, a jyotirlinga is a devotional representation or an image of Lord Shiva. While it is believed that originally there were 64 jyotirlingas in the country, 12 of them are considered extremely important as they are very holy and auspicious. Each of the twelve jyotirlinga sites take the name of a deity presiding over it and each one is considered a different manifestation of Shiva. At all these sites, the primary image is lingam representing the beginningless and endless Stambha pillar which symbolises the infinite nature of Lord Shiva. Shiva’s Jyotirlinga is highly revered among the Hindus.

A jyotirlinga special tour should ideally include all these 12 shrines namely

  • Somnath jyotirlinga: The famous jyotirlinga of Somnath is considered to be the first of the 12 Jyotirlingas. Situated near Veraval in (Prabhas Kshetra) in the Kathiawad district of Gujarat, Somanth Temple is a much-loved pilgrimage site among Hindus. As a result, This jyotirling in Gujrat is visited throughout the year by millions of devotees who come from far and wide. This Jyotirlinga has been destroyed and rebuilt many times in history.
  • Mallikarjun jyotirlinga: Situated on the Shri Shaila Mountain, the Mallikarjuna Temple on the banks of the Krishna River in the southern part of Andhra Pradesh is an important pilgrimage destination. This jyotirlinga is also known as ‘Kailash of the South’ and is one of the greatest Shaivite shrines in India. The presiding deities of this temple include Mallikarjuna (Shiva) and Bhramaramba (Devi).
  • Mahakaleshwar jyotirlinga: Mahakaleshwar Temple is located on the banks of the Kshipra River that flows in the dense Mahakal forest in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh. This Jyotirlinga situated in Madhya Pradesh is an important pilgrimage site in Central India. There are a number of legends and folklore on how this Jyotirlinga came into existence. The Mahakaleshwar Temple is considered significant by the Hindus for one more reason. Hindus believe it to be a part of the seven ‘Mukti-Sthal’, the places that can liberate a human being.
  • Omkareshwar jyotirlinga: Omkareshwar Temple is one of the highly revered Jyotirlinga in the country and it is located on an island called Shivapuri in the Narmada River in Madhya Pradesh. According to the Hindu scriptures, once upon a time, a great war ensued between the Devas and Danavas (Gods and Demons) in which the Danavas won. This was not a good thing for the ‘devas’ who then prayed to Lord Shiva and were considered to be under his protection. Impressed by their devotion and sincerity, Lord Shiva emerged in the form of Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga in order to defeat the ‘danavas’ and pacify his true followers.
  • Lord Baidyanath jyotirlinga: Vaidyanath Temple is also famously known as Vaijnath or Baidyanath. It is situated at Deogarh which is in the Santal Parganas region of Jharkhand. Many people believe that one can attain moksha or salvation by worshipping this Jyotirlinga.
  • Nageswar jyotirlinga: The Nageshwar Temple is also known as Nagnath Temple and it is located on the route between Gomati Dwarka and the Bait Dwarka Island on the coast of Saurashtra in Gujarat. This Jyotirlinga holds a special significance as it symbolises protection from all types of poison. It is believed that those who worship at this temple attain liberation from all poisons.
  • Kedareshwar jyotirlinga: One of the holiest pilgrimage sites in India, the Kedarnath Temple is located on the Rudra Himalaya Range at the height of 12000 feet on a mountain that is named Kedar. It is at an approximate distance of 150 miles from Haridwar. The temple enshrining the Jyotirlinga opens for only six months in a year. According to tradition, while embarking on a pilgrimage to Kedarnath people first visit Yamunotri and Gangotri and then bring the holy water to offer at Kedarnath.
  • Trimbakeshwar jyotirlinga: The Trimbakeshwar Temple is situated at a distance of 30 kms from Nasik in Maharashtra near a mountain named Brahmagiri from which the river Godavari flows. This temple is considered to be a source of the river Godavari, a river which is known as ‘Gautami Ganga’, the most sacred river in South India. Hindus believe that this Jyotirlinga in Maharashtra is the one which fulfils everyone’s desires and hence visit it to make their dreams come true. If you want to fulfill your desires, then all you have to do is book a jyotirlinga yatra tour package.
  • Rameshwar jyotirlinga: Rameshwar Temple is the southernmost of the 12 Jyotirlingas. It is located on the island of Rameshwaram, off the Sethu coast of Tamil Nadu. This temple is well-known for its architecture, more prominently the long ornate corridors, towers and 36 theerthams. This has been a time-honoured pilgrimage centre considered by many at par with Banaras, the holy city of Hindus. This Jyotirlinga is well-known due to its close association with Ramayana and Ram’s victorious return from Sri Lanka.
  • Bhimashankar jyotirlinga: The Bhimashankar Temple is located in the Sahyadri region of Pune, Maharashtra. gLyin on the banks of Bhima River, it is considered to be a source of this river. According to a famous legend, the sweat which poured from Shiva’s body after a difficult battle is what formed the Bhima River. If you want to experience the tranquility of this place, then it is time to book a jyotirlinga yatra tour package.
  • Visweswara jyotirlinga: Kashi Vishwanath Temple is located in one of the most revered sites in the world, Kashi or Varanasi as it is popularly known. It is situated amidst the crowded lanes of the holy city of Banaras (Varanasi). More than the Ghats and Ganga of Varanasi, the Shivalinga remains the devotional focus of the pilgrims. It is said that the divine evening aarti on the Ganga Ghat in Varanasi is one of the most remarkable experiences of one’s life. Are you ready to witness a magical evening filled with devotion and religious fervour? Then book your jyotirlinga yatra tour package today!
  • Grishneshwar jyotirlinga: The Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga is located in a quaint little village called Verul, which lies at a distance of 20 km from Daulatabad, near Aurangabad in Maharashtra. Quite close to this temple is the famous tourist site i.e. Ajanta and Ellora caves. This temple was built by Ahilyabai Holkar who is famous for rebuilding the Kashi Vishwanath Temple in Varanasi. The Ghrishneshwar temple is also known by other names across India such as Kusumeswarar, Ghushmeshwar, Grisham Swara and Grishneshwar.

While two jyotirlinga are on the sea shore, three jyotirlinga are situated on river banks, four jyotirlinga in the heights of the mountains and three jyotirlinga are located in villages. Several people believe that Lord Shiva manifested himself on Earth on the night of the Aridra Nakshatra which is why a special reverence is given to the Jyotirlinga. Even though there is no unique appearance to mark the Jyotirlingas still many people can see these lingas as columns of fire piercing through the earth after you reach a high level of spiritual attainment.

Shirdi Jyotirlinga Darshan Yatra

If you’re looking for a jyotirlinga yatra tour package from Mumbai, then a Shirdi Jyotirlinga Darshan Yatra package is perfect for you. With this tour, you will get a golden opportunity to visit the holy Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva comfortably. The city of dreams, Mumbai is one destination which takes you to a beautiful world, a world that blends tradition and modernity in equal measure. The place has a very unique charm which promises to sway away the heart of every traveler who visits it. And after the charm of Mumbai, you will be taken aback by the religious fervour at Shirdi, a small town which is well-known across the world for the saint Sai Baba. Shirdi is an important pilgrimage site and people from all over visit this place to seek the blessings of Sai Baba. A place where all heads bow down in prayer, where faith prevails, where patience is rewarded and where infinite joy and everlasting contentment abound. Such is the glory of the place which belongs to the revered saint, a true repository of wisdom. Someone who pleased all with pious equality and gifted mankind the ornaments of humanity and peace. The small town is filled with religious spots and activities that make the entire experience memorable for you. The air there carries chants lingering with spirituality and the whole grandness about the same too will leave you spellbound. A Shirdi Jyotirlinga Darshan Yatra is especially suited to elderly couples and families who want to visit these sacred places and wash away all their sins. So, what are you waiting for? A Shirdi Jyotirlinga Darshan Yatra package is just a booking away. The best thing about booking a package is that once you complete the process, you can sit back and relax. You don’t have to worry about anything. Whether it is hotel accommodation, road transfers, meals, security, we take care of it all. Even the places for sightseeing are decided according to a well-planned itinerary so that you get a chance to visit all these sacred places in peace. And if you want to add a destination, then with IRCTC Tourism that is also possible. All users can customize their packages on request. This really doesn’t get better. So select a departure date for your Shirdi Jyotirlinga Darshan Yatra and complete the bookings today!

Dwarkadhish Jyotirlinga Yatra

Planning to book a Dwarkadhish Jyotirlinga Yatra package? Here are a few things about the Dwarkadhish Temple that you must know. The Dwarkadhish Temple which also known as the Jagat Mandir is a Hindu temple that is dedicated to Lord Krishna as he is also worshiped by the name Dwarkadhish or 'King of Dwarka'. The main temple is situated on the Gomti creek and it is known as the jagat mandir. Originally it was believed to have been built by Vajranabh, the great-grandson of Lord Krishna over 2500 years ago. A splendid structure, it appears to rise from the waters of the Arabian Sea. The bottom part of the Dwarkadhish temple is from the 16th century. There is a soaring steeple which has several clusters of small towers from the 19th century. The intricate carvings on the exterior showcase a daring eroticism and an extraordinary continuity of design. In contrast, the inside of the temple is more suited to prayer as it is simple. The only piece of ornamentation around the shrine is the idol of Lord Krishna, the Dwarkadhish. Inside the sanctuary there is a kaleidoscope of voices, colors, incense and movement. But for many true devotees it can instantly transform into a space of inner silence and unity with the divine.

Ready to book your Dwarkadhish Jyotirlinga Yatra package? Don’t wait. A jyotirlinga special tour is a must for every devotee of Lord Shiva. The religious experience at these sacred spots and temples cannot be found elsewhere. And if you think that this tour is only about religion, then you’re mistaken. There are plenty of opportunities for history, art and architecture lovers to find some hidden gems in these places. This jyotirlinga yatra tour package will noy only bring you closer to your faith but also give you ample opportunity to admire the craftsmanship of workers from an era gone-by.

And a Dwarkadhish Jyotirlinga Yatra is perfect for devotees of Lord Krishna and Lord Shiva. All Hindus have grown up listening to the fascinating tales of the mischievous God Krishna and you must not miss this opportunity to seek his blessings in the holy land of Dwarka. As it is one of India's oldest and most venerated pilgrimage sites, Dwarka has an archaeological and historical background which is shrouded in mystery; intriguing historians and religious enthusiasts. The ancient city of Dwarka in the state of Gujarat was also mentioned in the Bhagavata Purana, a holy text much revered by Hindus across the nation. According to the ancient text, this city is filled with the sounds of birds and bees flying about the parks and pleasure gardens. There is also an abundance of lakes that are crowded with flowers in full bloom, swans and cranes. There are also plenty of rich and ornate palaces that are splendorous decorated with precious stones and gems. This fabled city of gold, the mesmerizing kingdom of Lord Krishna will definitely take your breath away and transport you to a period of grandeur. Dwarka, one of the seven sacred cities, is also listed among the Four Divine Abodes. And it is believed that it confers liberation upon all individuals who die within the boundaries of this city. It is also visited by several pilgrims because of its association with the great bhakti saint Mira Bai. One of India's most popular saints, Mira Bai gave up her comfortable life as the wife of a very powerful 16th century king and instead dedicated her days to the worship of her beloved Lord Krishna. Mira Bai followed the spiritual path known as Bhakti Yoga, which is characterized by a devotional love of god. According to ancient legends of Dwarka, it is believed that the holy city was long ago entirely swept away by a great wave of water. But the aura of religiosity that surrounds this city cannot be swept away. If you want to witness the miraculous land of Lord Krishna, then it is time to book a Dwarkadhish Jyotirlinga Yatra package that will allow you to explore this holy land and visit all its sacred spots. So, surprise your family members by booking a Dwarkadhish Jyotirlinga Yatra package and undertaking the most religious journey of your lives. If there are other temples you wish to visit, then you can customize the itinerary as per your preference. The splendid architecture of India’s famous temples will surprise you with its attention to detail and the calm aura of these places will instill a sense of peace within everyone. Visiting all the 12 jyotirlingas is an experience that cannot be found elsewhere. All pilgrims should do this at least once in their lifetime to seek the blessings of their God and be filled with positive energy!

Frequently Asked Question –

1. How to book 12 Jyotirlinga yatra tour package?

To book 12 Jyotirlinga yatra tour package, first visit IRCTC Tourism website or app. On the home page, type Jyotirlinga tour & select the tour you want. Then click on 'book', enter details, review your package and complete payment.

2. How can I go on Jyotirlinga Darshan?

Just book a Jyotirlinga yatra tour package with IRCTC and feel one with the divine.

3. What are the Jyotirlingas temple timings?

Most Jyotirlinga temples are open for Darshan from 5 in the morning to 9:30 at night.

4. How many Jyotirlinga are there in Maharashtra?

Out of the 12 Jyotirlingas, 5 are located in Maharashtra. These are Trimbakeshwar Jyotirlinga in Nasik, Bhimshankar Jyotirlinga in Pune, Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga near Aurangabad, Aundha Nagnath Temple in Hingoli and Parli Vaijnath Jyotirlinga in Beed.

5. What is included in the jyotirlinga Darshan Package?

A Jyotirlinga tour package with IRCTC Tourism includes the following: AC-road transportation Hotel accommodation Travel insurance All applicable taxes