8 Most Mysterious Shiva Temples Across India


Tungnath Temple 

Nestled amidst the majestic Himalayas, Tungnath Temple reigns supreme as the world's highest Shiva temple, standing tall at over  3600 meters.

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Brihadeeswarar  Temple, Tamil Nadu 

Beyond its towering gopuram, the Brihadeeswarar Temple stuns with its precise alignment to celestial movements and its intricate architecture, baffling experts even today.

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Murudeshwara Temple, Karnataka 

Bathed in the mystique of legends and guarded by a colossal statue of Lord Shiva, the Murudeshwara Temple gazes out at the Arabian Sea, its allure further amplified by the discovery of underwater structures nearby. 

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Chidambaram Temple, Tamil Nadu 

The Chidambaram Temple stands out for its distinctive architecture and its enshrinement of the Akasha Lingam, a symbolic representation of Lord Shiva as the formless dimension  of space. 

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Kedarnath Temple, Uttarakhand 

Steeped in Hindu mythology, Kedarnath Temple draws devotees with its profound religious significance.

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Amarnath, Jammu & Kashmir 

Enshrined within a Himalayan cave at over 3,800 meters, the Amarnath Cave Temple holds deep religious significance. Inside, a naturally formed ice stalagmite is revered as a symbol of Lord Shiva.

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Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 

Steeped in legends and inspiring countless personal accounts of spiritual encounters, the Kashi Vishwanath Temple draws devotees for its enduring legacy and captivating spiritual atmosphere.

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Kailashnath Temple, Ellora 

Carved out of a single rock, the Kailashnath Temple at Ellora is an architectural marvel. What makes it mysterious is the sheer scale and intricacy of its construction, with some estimates suggesting it took over a hundred years to complete.

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