Jyotirlingam in Sanskrit means the pillar of light. It signifies places where Lord Shiva is worshipped.
Lord Shiva is the god of strength. He is believed to have powers to heal anything.
There are twelve Jyotirlingams in India
Various Temples in Kashi worshipped as Jyotirling
|Jyotirlings on All India basis||Corresponding Temples in Kashi|
|Somanth, Saurashtra||Someshwar, Man Mandir Ghat|
|Mallikarjun, Shri Shailam||Tripurantakeshwar, Sigra|
|Mahakaleshwar, Ujjain||Mahakaleshwar, Daranagar|
|Omkareshwar, near Indore||Omkareshwar, beyond Machhodari|
|Baijnath, Parli (Maharashtra) / Bihar||Baijnatheshwar, Kamachha|
|Bheema Shankar, Nashik-Pune Road||Bheemeshwar, Kashi Karvat Temple|
|Rameshwar, Tamil Nadu||Ganeshwar (Rameshwar), Man Mandir Ghat|
|Nageshwar, Maharashtra / Dwarka||Nageshwar, Bhonsla Ghat|
|Visweshwar , Varanasi||Visweshwar , Varanasi same|
|Triambakeshwar , Nashik||Triambakeshwar, Godowlia|
|Kedareshwar , Uttarakhand||Kedareshwar, Kedar Ghat|
|Grishneshwar, Ellora, Maharashtra||Grishneshwar, Kamakhya Devi Temple|
Note :– Baijnatheshwar and Grishneshwar have been covered under Tripuranthakeshwar.