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84 Mahadev

Shree Agasteshwar Mahadev

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    Agasteshwar Mahadev Temple is in the premises of Santoshi Mata temple which is to the back of Harsiddhi temple. As per the description in the mythological writings when devils got victory over god, they started roaming on earth because of sadness. While wandering in the forest they saw great Agasteshwar saint who was shinning like sun. By seeing the condition of god, saint was angry. Because of the outcome of which volcano was erupted and demons started falling from heaven. After being afraid saints and others moved to hell. With this saint Agastya was sad. He went to Brahma ji and said that I have done Brahman killing. Thus tell me some solution with which my reformation can be done. Brahma said that to the north of Mahakal forest near to the Vat Yakshini one nobel ling is there. By doing prayer of it you will be free from evils. On the narration from Brahma ji, saint Agastya did meditation and Lord Mahakal was pleased from him. Lord gave him blessing that the ling of the god of which you have done prayer will be famous with your name in all the three worlds. The man who will visit Agasteshwar with the feeling of devotion will get all his wishes fulfilled by getting free from all evils. From that time prayers of Agasteshwar Mahadev is done by the devotees in Shravan month every year.

Shree Guheshwar Mahadev

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    It is situated inside a cave near Pishach Mukteshwar at Ram Ghat. By only visiting it one can get finest form of attainment. It is said that saint Mankanak had a profound knowledge in Vedas and vedangs. He was always busy in meditation for getting attainment of knowledge. One day from the hand of mountain’s son Vidha, Shakras named kushagra was born. Saint Mankanak had a wrong pride that it is a fruit of his attainment. He began to dance with pride. Because of this panic was spread in all around the world. Mountains started walking, it began to rain, river started flowing in reverse motion and the motion of the planets was also reversed. All gods were frightened and went to Lord Mahadev. Lord Mahadev approached to saint and requested him to stop the dance. Saint entailed the story of Shakras with pride. On this Lord Mahadev kept his thumb finger near fire and derived ash from its part and said I don’t have pride for this attainment and I am also not dancing. Feeling ashamed of this incident saint apologized and asked for the gift of continuing the perseverance. Lord Mahadev blessed him and said that you should go to Mahakal forest where you will find a ling that has been raised from a Saptkul. By only seeing it your meditation power will increase. Saint found this ling in a cave in the forest. After worshiping that ling he became more powerful and he also got rare attainments of life. Later ling got fame with the name of Guheshwar Mahadev.  

Shree Dhundeshwar Mahadev

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    It is situated on the upper part of dharamshala of Ram Ghat at the bank of Shipra River. Rudra god entails that this is the god which can direct you to the heaven and will remove all the bad deeds which have been done by you. According to Purana there was a Gananayaka named Dhundh on Kailash Mountain. He was amorous and vicious. One day he reached to Indra’s court and beat Rambha with flowers. By seeing this Lord Indra gave him a curse because of which he fainted and fall in the world of dead. When he came into consciousness he felt guilty on his deed and he started doing meditation on the Mahendra Mountain. When he doesn’t get the attainments he sacrificed all his religious work. At that time prediction was done that go to Mahakal forest for getting attainment of work. He reached the forest and visited the auspicious ling of Sapratikarak. Getting pleased from meditation and tenacity it gave him blessing and gifts. Dhundhu asked that you should be known by my name. From that time onwards this ling is famous with the name as Dhundeshwar Mahadev. With his majesty a man can reach to the world where Mahadev is residing.

Shree Damrukeshwar Mahadev

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    In the Vevswat Kalp there was giant demon named Ru – Ru. His son was very strong man with heavy hands. This demon had incisive teeth and he snatched all the possessions and property of all gods and threw them out of the heaven. All sacrifices related to Vedas lessons were stopped on the earth and panic was spread all around on the earth. At that time all the god, saints etc gathered and decided to destroy that demon. While the consideration was done, one beautiful lady appeared who was having sharp figure. She laughed loudly again and again because of which many more goddess was born in huge numbers. They all fought together with Vazjrasur. When demon started running out from the battle place then vjarasur showed his magic. The girls were fascinated by this magic. That goddess went to Mahakal forest with the girls but Vajraasur continued to follow her and reached over there. Narad Muni gave this news to lord Shiva. Lord Shiva took the form of Bhairava and started hitting Vajrasur with the drum. Great ling was raised from the word of the drum and Vajrasur was incinerated from the fire that was derived from it. His army was decimated. At that time gods gave that ling a name as Damrukeshhwar. By visiting it all sorrows get finish. The Sri damrukeshhwar Mahadev’s temple is situated on top of Ram temple’s ladder.

Shree Anadikalpeshwara Mahadev

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    In the Anadi period before the story one auspicious ling appeared. At that time Fire, Sun, Earth, Directions, Sky, Wind, Water, Moon, Planet, God, Demon, Demigod, and devils etc were not there. From this ling moveable human beings were born in the world. From this ling only the descanted of God, parents and saints were born. The ling was then treated as the eternal creator of the world. Lord Shiva and Brahma were in a dispute that who is the creator of the universe. Both thought that they are the creator. At that same time forecasting was done that there is a ling in Mahakal forest and if one is able to see its starting or end one will realize that it is the actual creator of universe. Lord Brahma and Shiva were unable to find out its start as well as its end. Then they said that on earth this ling will be famous with the name of Anadikalpeshwara Mahedeva. All sins will be removed by the mere sight of this. This ling is situated in the premises of Mahakaleshwar temple. 

Shree Swarnjaleshwar Mahadev

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    As Lord Mahadev and Uma continued to play for more than 100 years other Gods send the fire god to them. Mahadev put the semen in the mouth of the fire. With this Agni was burning and he put the semen in the Ganga River. However some part of fire remained in the mouth of Agni and he kept burning. With the semen left Agni gave birth to a son. The name of this great son was Suvart Putr. To acquire him the war was started between God and demons. Many died on both the sides. At this Lord Shiva called deadly destroyer Suvarn and cursed him that his body will be destroyed because of strength and he will become like a form of metal. In son’s love Agni said to Mahadev that it is your son and you should protect him. Due to self interest Lord Shiva gave him blessing of safety and said to ask a wish he wants. He also said that you go to Mahakal forest and visit a ling situated in the southern part of Karkotskeshwar. By merely seeing it you will feel grateful. Lord Mahadev gave blessings to Suvarn by getting happy from the visiting and prayer he did over the ling and he gave him blessings that he will get name and fame and he will be famous by the name of Swarnjaleshwar.  One who will worship you will get sons and grandsons. This Mahadev is situated on the Rama ladder.

Shree Trivishtapeshwara Mahadev

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    In the Warah Kalpa the god of good saint Narada visited paradise. There Lord Indra asked the majestic importance of the Mahakal forest from Narada ji. Narada ji said that there in the Mahakal forest Mahadev resides with his friends. In that place six hundred million thousand and sixty crores lings live. With this many crores new powers also reside there. After they hear this all god present in the meeting and Lord Indra reached Mahakal forest. When they reached there one forecasting was done that all present gods should place a ling in the east of Karkotak and to the south of Mahamaya. After hearing this all the gods and lord Indra established a ling and Lord Indra gave his name to it that is Trivishtapeshwara. By worshiping and doing prayer of Trivishtapeshwara temple which is situated in Mahakal temple at the back of Omkareshwar temple on the eight day, fourth day and on Sankranti one can get special results.

Shree Kalpleshhwar Mahadev

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    In the Vavswat Kalpa, in Tretayug, in Mahakal forest, Pitamaha was doing sacrifices. Brahmin society was sitting there. Mahadev reached there in his skeletal form. By seeing this Brahmin got angry and told him that you should leave the place immediately. Mahadev with his skeletal form requested Brahmins that he has taken the fast of 12 years for destroying the sin of Brahmins dead and thus asked them to allow him to sit with them for destroying this sin. After the refusal of Brahmins he said that wait I will come after taking food. Then Brahmins started beating him. With these the skull in his hand fallen down and was broken. In a while the skull appeared again. Because of their anger Brahmins kicked the skull. The place where the skull was fallen there billions of skull appeared. Brahmin understood that this is the work of Mahadev only. They did sacrifices with the Shatrudhi mantras. Then Mahadev was pleased and said that the place where skull was thrown, that Anaadi ling is ling of Mahadev. It is covered due to the time. By seeing this sin of Brahmin killing will be destroyed. Even after this when sin was not destroyed than forecasting was done for going to Mahakal forest. There great ling will be found in the form of elephant. By listening to the forecasting they all came to the Avantika. While seeing the ling Brahmin head which was in the hand of Shiva was fallen down on the earth. That time Mahadev gave it name as Kalpleshhwar. By merely seeing the Kalpleshhwar Mahadev situated in Dharmshala situated at Bilotipura difficult desires also get accomplished.

Shree Swargadareshwara Mahadev

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    By worshiping the Swargadareshwara Mahadev situated in Naliya bhakal one can lead towards heaven and gets salvation. According to the information marked in Puranas, sister of Ashwini and Uma come to Kailasha Mountain for meeting Uma and as father called them for sacrifice they all visited there for sacrifice. There they discovered that their husbands are not been invited. Bharti felt humiliated and she died. When Uma seemed to be unconscious on earth than hundreds of people got angry, they reached there and started the war. Meanwhile veer bhadra from among the people killed Indra with trident. Airavat elephant was fallen badly due to strike of mushti. By seeing this Lord Vishnu got angry and thrown Surdarshan Chakr. It destroyed those people. By getting afraid that people went to Mahadev. Mahadev send them to the gate of heaven. When all that gods did not get the entry in heaven they went to Brahma. Brahma told them to worship Mahadev. With lord Indra other gods also went to Dareshwara which is situated to the east of Kalpleshhwar in Mahakal forest. By worshiping and merely by seeing Swargadareshwara the gate of heaven opened for them. Since then Swargadareshwar Mahadev is famous.

Shree Karkoteshwara Mahadev

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    Situated in the premises of Harsiddhi temple, merely by seeing Karkoteshwar Mahadev problems of poison gets vanished. It is said that Mata Uma cursed the serpents that as you have not accomplished my promises you will be burned in the fire of sacrifices of Janmayjay. By hearing this curse serpents got frightened and started wandering here and there. The snake named Nagendra Elaptrak went to Lord Bhrama and illustrated the complete incident. Lord Brahma told him to go to Mahakal forest. He said after going there you should worship the Mahadev situated near to the Mahamaya. By hearing this snake named Karkotak started worshiping Mahadev voluntarily by sitting in front of Mahamaya. By getting pleased Lord Mahadev gave him blessing that the snake who is unkind and who spew venom will be destroyed but the snakes that follows religion will not be destroyed. After that this Shiva ling is famous with the name of Karkoteshwara Mahadev. By seeing it no snake suffering will occur.

Shree Siddheshwara Mahadev

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    Situated in Siddhant, Siddheshwara Mahadev is giver of attainments. On worship it gives son to sonless and education to students. It is said that Brahmins gathered in Devdaru forest and started doing mediation with competition. Even after doing different types of fast and Asana they do not get any attainment for years. Then they started finding faults in the meditation and started thinking for atheism. At the same time forecasting was done that meditation done with selfishness and for winning the competition never results in attainment. You all should go to Mahakal forest and should worship god Mahakal who gives attainment. After hearing this they visited Mahakal forest and visited Shiva ling which gives all attainment. Their wishes came true. From that day that ling was famous with the name of Siddheshwara Mahadev. 

Shree Lokpaleshhwar Mahadev

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    By visiting Lokpaleshhwar Mahadev situated on the door of Harsiddhi Temple every eight day one can win over enemies. The seekers settle on the aircraft and goes to the world of Indra and they receives happiness and travel in the world of Brahma peacefully. It is said that at the time of Hiranyakashyap thousands of demons were born. They destroyed all the hermitages situated on earth. Sacrifices and Fire - Kund was filled with meat, liquor and blood. God was frightened and went to Lord Vishnu. Before lord Vishnu can suggest any solution demons win over Indra, Varuna, Dharma, Arun, Kubera, etc. By seeing the distraction of god, lord Vishnu suggested them to worship Mahadev by going to Mahakal forest. When all gods were going to Mahakal forest demons stopped them on the way. They again visited lord Vishnu than he said that put ash on your body and go like devotee of lord Shiva.

Shree Mankamneshwar Mahadev

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    One can get good luck by merely visiting shri Mankamneshwar Mahadev situated on Gandharwwati Ghats. It is said that once Brahma ji was meditating for the good of people. At the same time one beautiful son was born. When Brahma ji asked, he replied that I am born from your part only, from your wish of good. He said let me know, What I should do? Brahma ji said that you should create the universe. By hearing this son named Kandarp went from there and was hidden. By seeing this Brahma ji got angry and cursed him to die from Netragni. When he asked for forgiveness Brahma ji said that I will give you 12 places to live that will be on the body of women. By saying this Brahma ji said goodbye to Kandarp by giving him bows of flowers and five boats. By using this Sashtra he subjugated all of them. When he decided to subjugate lord Mahadev from his meditation than lord Mahadev opened his third eyes. With this Kandarp (Kamdeva) was burned. When his wife Rati was crying than a forecasting was done that, don’t cry your husband will only remain organ less. If he will visit Mahakal forest and will pray to Mahadev your wishes will come true. Kamdeva visited Shiva ling in the Mahakal forest and worshiped it. On this Mahadev got pleased and blessed him that my name would be famous from your name from today and that is from the name of Kandarpeshwar Mahadev. The one who will see it on the day of Chaitra Shukla Tryodshi, he will achieve heaven.

Shree Kutumbeshwar Mahadev

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    By merely visiting the Kutumbeshwar Mahadev situated at Sinhpuri area, increment in tribe gets possible. It is said that when god and demon did the churning of Shir sagar the poison which came out from it created panic in all the four directions. All the gods prayed Mahadev and requested him to save them from this. Mahadev drank the poison by taking the form of peacock but he also was not able to bear it. Then Mahadev gave the poison to Shipra River. Shipra put this on the Kameshwar ling situated in Mahakal forest. That ling became full of poison and merely by seeing that ling Brahmins etc started dying.  When Mahadev came to know about this he made alive all the Brahmins and blessed that from today onwards whoever will visit this ling will achieve health and will get increment in his family.

Shree Indradyumneshwar Mahadev

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    By visiting Indradyumneshwar Mahadev situated in the lane of Modi in Patni Pura area one can get renowned and fame. It is said that the King of Mahipti was Indradyumneshwar. He defended the Earth as a Putrwat. This king who has religion as his characteristics has gone to the heaven. When the part of virtue was accomplished he fell down on earth. He felt sorrow and pain from it. He thought that when one does bad work than only he falls on earth from heaven and thus he decided that one should stop doing bad work and should increase the fame. In ambition of getting to heaven he went to Himalaya Mountains and after seeing saint Markandeya he asked him for the fruit of meditation. Saint told him to pray to Mahakal. By getting pleased from the meditation of Indradyumn he got blessing that this ling will be famous from his name and will be called as Indradyumneshwar Mahadev. 

Shree Ishaneshwar Mahadev

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    By praying Ishaneshwar Mahadev which is situated in the big gate of lane of Modi in Patni Pura area one can get fame, money and attainment. It is said that son of Mondasur, Tuhund did many atrocities on gods. He took possession of all wise saints, sacrifices, demigod and kinnars under himself. By winning over Indra he tied Airavat elephant on the door of his house. By taking away the rights of God he stopped them from going to heaven. By seeing this condition, Narada Muni said that go to Mahakal forest. There you must worship the ling situated near to the east of Indradyumneshwar Mahadev. In Ishan Kalp, king Ishan got his empire back because of the grace of this ling only. By hearing these words, all gods went to Mahakal forest. There they did prayer of that ling. suddenly the smoke started coming out from the ling. Then flame came out which burned Tuhund with his family. Gods put the name of the ling as Ishaneshwar Mahadev.

Shree Apsreshwar Mahadev

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    By merely seeing Apsreshwar Mahadev which is situated in the lane of Modi near a well, one can get desirable thing which he wants. By touching them one can get happiness of state and salvation. God Indra was once sitting in Nandan forest. Nymph Rambha was entertaining him from his dance. As some though came in the mind of Rambha her rhythm was disturbed suddenly. On this Indra was angry and cursed her that she should go to the world of dead with the absence of any luster. Rambha fell down on earth and started crying. Her friends and other nymphs also came there at the same time Narad Muni was going from there. When he heard the entire incident from the words of Rambha from her mouth, he said that Rambha you should go to Mahakal Forest. There you will find a ling which accomplishes the wishes, by doing its prayer and worship you will get heaven. Urvashi fairy also got king Pururavaas in the form of her husband by worshiping it.  On this saying Rambha worshiped this ling. On this Mahadev was pleased and gave blessing to Rambha that she will become the most favourite of Indra and this ling is known with the name of Apsreshwar Mahadev.

Shree Kalkleshhwar Mahadev

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    By seeing Shri Kalkleshhwar Mahadev no disputes may occur. Mahadev called Uma once with the name of Mahakali. Because of this talk disputes increased between Mahadev and Uma. Because of this dispute all the three worlds stated shaking. By seeing this god, devils, chairman, demigod etc were frightened. In this fierce outcry one ling was grown from the womb of the earth. From that ling words of happiness and good voice came out. Ling said the words of peace to all the three worlds. On this god kept the name of this ling as Kalkleshhwar Mahadev. The man praying and worshiping this ling gets freedom from sadness, disease and premature death. This Mahadev is situated on the opposite side of well in the lane of Modi.

Shree Nagchandraeshwar Mahadev

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    By seeing Nagchandraeshwar Mahadev that is situated in Patni Bazaar one can get freedom from the sin created due to skipping of fasts. It is said that once great saint Narad was listening to the ritual stories in the court of Indra. Indra asked the saint, that you are the knower of all the three worlds. Tell me a place on earth which can give salvation. By hearing this saint said that visit to Mahakal forest which is 10 times auspicious then the best Pilgrim Prayagraj. By merely seeing that Mahadev one gets happiness and leads to the path of heaven. By hearing the description all god came to Mahakal forest by sitting in the aircraft. They saw from the sky so they noticed that more than sixty crores religious lings are residing in all the four direction over there. They were not able to see the space for landing the aircraft. By knowing the sin created due skipping of fasts they did not landed in Mahakal forest. At that time gods saw a stunning Nagchandragn who was going to heaven by sitting in the plane. When asked he told the great work of Mahakalprayer function. Then gods asked that when you have visited the forest you must have done the measure for recovering from the sin created due skipping of fasts, than tell the measure to recover from this sin. Nagchandragn told the importance of ling situated in north - east near Ishaneshwar. On this gods visited Mahakal forest and did the measures to recover from the sin created due skipping of fasts by seeing those lings. Since this was described by Nagchandragn, hence gods kept the name of the ling on the name of Nagchandraeshwar Mahadev.

Shree Pratihareshwar Mahadev

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    Pratihareshwar Mahadev is situated in Patni Bazaar near Nagchandraeshwar Mahadev. Merely by seeing it person becomes rich. Mahadev once lived in Rainivas for hundreds of years after marrying Uma. All gods had a concern that if son is born from Mahadev, that great boy will destroy all the three worlds. At this great guru Tejaswi gave the solution that you all should go to Mahadev and should plead from him. When all Mandiraachal reached on the mountain so they found Nandi on the door. On this Indra said to the Agni that go by taking the form of goose and hiding from the eyes of Nandi and meet Mahadev. Agni in the form of goose said in the ears of Mahadev that gods are standing on the door and waiting. On this Mahadev came to the door and listened to the gods. He gave the pledge of not having the son. For the negligence he gave punishment to Nandi. Nandi was fallen on the earth and he started moaning. By hearing the moaning of Nandi god told him to visit Mahakal forest and told the importance of worshiping Shiva. Nandi did the same. He got blessings by worshiping the ling. The sound came from the ling that you have worshiped with great devotion and thus you get blessing that this ling will be known from your name Pratihar (Nandign). From then it got fame with the name of Pratihareshwar Mahadev.

Shree Kukkuteshwar Mahadev

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    In olden time king named Koshik existed. He kept full care of his people and in his state all happiness and comfort was there. King Koshik lives in the form of human in day time and takes the form of hen (Kukkut) at the night time. Because of this reason her queen was always sad. Because king use to take the form of hen she was unable to get happiness of night. One day queen decided to die because of sadness and she reached to saint Galava. Vishala asked the reason by telling the cause of her sadness. Saint Galava told that your husband was the son of king Vidrut in his last birth. He gathered self indulgence and because of which he became non vegetarian and did devour of many hens. Due to this reason Tramchur, the king of hens cursed him that he will suffer the disease of tuberculosis. He started becoming thin because of the curse. King Koshik visited Saint Vamdeva and asked the reason for his disease. Saint Vamdeva told about the word of Tramchud and asked him the solution for getting rid from the curse. Koshik went to Tramchud and requested him. Tramchud said that you will remain free from diseases and will rule but you will become invisible in night. When queen asked saint Galava for solution he said that you should worship Pakshi Yoni Vimochan Ling (ling to get free from the bird sect) which is situated near Jableshwar ling in Mahakal forest. King and queen came to forest and did the prayers to Shiva ling. When night came king Koshik did not become invisible and got the happiness of night with the queen. It is believed that by seeing the Shiva ling no man goes to hell.

Shree Karkteshvr Mahadev

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    In olden period there was a king named Dharam Murti who was the friend of Indra. He had destroyed thousands of demons. Because of his sharpness sun and the moon were also appears lusterless. From among his ten thousand wives one was Bhanumati, who looks similar like goddess Lakshmi. One day king Dharam Murti wanted to know the cause of his glory from Saint Vashist Muni. Vashist Muni said Rajan you were born in pure race in your previous life and you were the real king of earth. You condemned evil behavior and the Vedas. When you left your body you have to face eternal sorrow in many hells. You were given birth in the form of crab on earth. Here you were living your life in Rudra Sagar that was situated in the Avantika city. One day when you came out of your wish from the pond, a crow flew over by holding you in its beak. Because you were trying to save yourself that crow left you and you fell on a Shiva ling situated near to Dwareshwar Shiva temple and you got death. By leaving the body of crab you also took a form of divine and were headed to heaven. By living many types of happiness you got this body on earth. Vashisht muni said that because body of crab was sacrificed there thus that ling is famous with the name of Karkteshwar ling. You go there and do its worship. The king's worshiped Krkteshwar Mahadev in Mahakal forest and left his body and then received Shivlok. It is a belief that any man who worship this Shiva ling by seeing it. That man enjoys ultimate pleasures of the earth and receives good place after death.

Shree Megnadeshwar Mahadev

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    In ancient times there was a king named Mandhad. King was cocky, wicked and an enemy of God and Brahmin. Because of the blame of the king it did not rain for twelve years. As there was no rain many rivers dried up and many rivers became invisible. Sacrifice, self-education, meditation of Vedas and hom were stopped. Panic was there on whole earth. Living being began killing and eating each other. In such condition all god were suggested to go to Mahakal forest and worship the ling which brings rains from clouds. All gods arrived at this ling located on the north - east of Pratihareshwar ling and did prayers of Mahadev. By the prayer of god large cloud came out from the Shiva ling and re-creation of earth was formed because of the rain which was started coming on earth. All the gods again worshiped the Shiva ling and named it as Megnadeshwar. It is a belief that by merely seeing this Shiva ling all the desires are accomplished. By giving bath and worshiping this Shiva ling men live in the world of Rudra.

Shree Mahalayeshwar Mahadev

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    Once Parvati asked Lord Shiva that all the variable and the constant part that is heard and is seen in the world is all generated from you. With this the entire universe is absorbed in you. On this Shiva said that goddess Parvati at the time of Holocaust in Mahakal forest I was holding all this. Its name is Mahalyeshwar. From the ling Brahma, Vishnu, gods, ghosts, wit, wisdom, tenure, fame, memory, shame, Sarswati have all occurred and all this get absorbed in this during the Holocaust. It is a belief that one who worships this Shiva ling he can win over all the three world (Trilok).

Shree Mukteshwar Mahadev

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    In ancient times Brahmin named Uttam Mukti leaved in Avantika city. He was of pure mind and was stoic. He did rigid meditation for 13 years near to the Shiva ling named Uttam ling one day he went to take bath in KShipra. During this time he saw a man coming towards him. He was having bows and arrows in his hands. Then the Brahmin became frightened and started chanting at the same time God appeared in the heart of Brahmin. On this the man was afraid, and bows and arrows were fallen from his hands. After a while he began to meditate together with Brahmin at the same moment he received great body and was merged in Mukteshwar ling. By seeing this Brahmin said this man attained tenacity without any meditation and the other has been meditating from several years still he is unable to get tenacity. By thinking this he came in the middle of the river, started meditation there. After a few days, a tiger came there. He dived in the river and moved towards Brahmin then Brahmin started chanting Namo Narain Jap. By hearing that mantra tiger abandoned its body and was transformed into the divine form. When Brahmin asked who are you he said that in his previous life he was the glorious king Dirgh Bahu. One day he had ego about his knowledge. Brahmins had cursed him that he will live his life by being a non vegetarian. On my request Brahmins said that one divine Brahmin will recite Namo Narain jap in the middle of the river which you will listen and you will get rid of this body. Brahmin asked the king that how I will get discharged. On this king said that the Brahmins say that when you will entail the glory of Mukteshwar Mahadev to your discharge then you can be discharged. The Brahmin and the king worshiped Mukteshwar Mahadev and they both merged into the Shiva ling. It is a belief that by merely seeing this Shiva ling all sins are destroyed. 

Shree Someshwar Mahadev

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    According to ancient legend, because of the curse of Daksha Prajapati the moons had disappeared. Because of the extinction of the moon drugs were finishing from the earth. On this gods prayed to the Brahma. On the orders of Brahma the churning of the sea was done and one moon appeared. On the command of Brahma moon began to follow people on the earth. The moon that was suffering from the curse worshiped the Shiva ling settled in the Mahakal forest with the permission from Lord Vishnu. By getting the blessing of Lord Shiva he got his body and rule back. Due to the worship done by the moon the Shiva ling got the name as Someshwar Mahadev. It is a belief, that by worshiping here human beings get free from all bad blames and receives salvation in the end time.

Shree Ankreshwar Mahadev

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    In ancient time there was a king named Nimi. Because of his virtuous deeds Yamaraj's messengers was taking him to heaven by the plane. Yamdut, the god of death was taking him from the front of the hell from the South route. King Nimi saw millions of people there who were suffering because of their sins with this king was feeling the pain. He asked god of death that what is the reason because of which he has to see the sufferings of hell, he said that you did not give Dakshina on the memorial day and thus because of your deeds you are seeing this as a result. After that the king asked that what were the deeds because of which I am getting heaven. On this god of death said that you have visited and worshiped God Mankeshhwar in Mahakal forest on fourth day of Ashwin of Krishna Paksh and you are getting heaven as a fruit of this. As they began walking forward sinners of the hell said that king kindly stop for little more time, air coming after touching your body is giving us freedom from sufferings. The king said to the messenger that he will not go to the heaven now and will give freedom to the sinners by standing there only. On this Indra appeared there and requested the king to walk towards heaven. The king refused and asked how these sinners can get free from the evil of their deeds then God Indra said that if you devote the good fruit which you got from visiting your god than they all will be free. The king donated all his fruit to all the sinners from which all the sinners were free from their sins.

Shree Jateshwar Mahadev

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    In ancient times, a king named Dhanwa existed. Once he went to the forest for hunting, there he killed the five sons of Sanvartatak Brahmin who were roaming in the forest by wearing the skin of antelope. The king Dhanwa went to Devrat Muni in the forest due to fear, there he told the saint about his actions. Devrat Muni said that God will destroy your sins. King thought that he is lying; he killed the saint also and with anger went from there. On moving further he also killed Kapila cow in the hermitage of sage Galav. King went in to a deep forest and fell asleep on the pedestal. Then some tiger came there and rushed to kill the king but a goddess appeared from the body of the king and destroyed the tigers. King was sad and went to the hermitage of saint Vama and asked the path of salvation from his bad deeds Saint Vama told him to worship the Shiva ling in the Mahakal forest. Hairs of king had grown; King came to the Mahakal forest in that same condition and here he worshiped the Shiva ling which was in the north of Ankreshwar. Lord Shiva appeared there because of the worship of the King and then he freed King from all the sins deeds. Since then this Shiva ling is known with the name of Jateshwar Mahadev. It is a belief that by the mere sight of Jateshwar all sins would destroy.

Shree Rameshwar Mahadev

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    In ancient time a child was born from the womb of Renuka who was the wife of saint Jamadagni. Because of the curse of Bhrigu Rishi's he was born on earth. His father Jamadagni said that you should cut off the head of mother and brothers. By listening to the command of his father Ram cut off the head of the mother and brothers. By doing this saint Jamadagni was pleased and blessed that you will be victorious in every war that is to be held on earth. After some time Kartavirya Arjuna was born in the king’s dynasty Sahastrabahu came there and killed Jamadagni. At his father's death Rama said in anger that I will cut off the thousands hands of Sahastrabahu and went for war and there he cut off the thousands of hands of Sahastrabahu. With this he became the partner of sin.  He meditated for getting free from sins and asked that how the sinners will get absolution from the sins than Indra said that if you will donate the fruit of charity by visiting the god than they will be free from sins. Ram donated the fruit of charity to all the sinners and with this sinners were free. It is a belief that by the mere sight of Rameshwar one can get rid from the murder of Brahmin. By worshiping it on chaturdasi of Ashwin Krishna Paksha all the sins of man are destroyed.

Shree Jyaneshwar Mahadev

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    The son of the great sage Bhrigu, was born with the name of saint Chyavan. He did meditation without any food by sitting on the Earth. He sat along the river named Vitsata he took Samadhi while doing meditation. Because of this his body was covered with the dust and plants also grew on his body. After sometimes his body took on the worms. At this time pious king Sharyati, who had four wives came to Van Vihar with his daughter Sukanya. Girl with jewelry and with her friends reached towards the saint. Sukanya's pierced the thorn in the flashing eyes of the sage because of which blood started flowing, in anger saint cursed the king. With this curse whole army fell ill. By getting frustrated, king worshiped Lord Shiva for getting measures of discharge, Lord Shiva appeared and redeemed the king from all sins, and then this Shiva ling became famous with the name of Jyaneshwar Mahadev. It is a belief that by merely seeing of it all sins would destroy. Man will achieve beatitude in his last minutes.

Shree Khandeshwar Mahadev

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    In ancient times, a king named Bhadrashaw existed. Once saint Agastya arrived at the state of the king and told to the king that he will stay for seven days. During this time saint saw the most beautiful queen of the king, queen Kantimati and praised for her for all seven days. The king was very surprised and he tried to know the reason about this from sage than he said that in previous life you were a slave to Vyashya named Hari datt and she was your wife. Vyashya once went into the Mahakal forest to worship Lord Shiva and made you both the protector. Because of the effects of his worship you have got this state in this birth. The king listened to the description of prayer of Shiva in Mahakal forest and worshiped it. The Shiva himself appeared here and blessed him to complete the vision and all fast of Khands and said that he will receive the gifts of heaven at his last minute. Due to completion of fasts of Khand this ling became famous with the name of Khandeshwar Mahadev. The men who worships and visits this ling his fasts and charity of many lives get completed which were left. 

Shree Patneshwar Mahadev

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    Lord Shiva was once sitting in the Cave of Kailash Mountain. Then Parvati came there and asked why you are living in Mahakal forest by leaving the remarkable and delightful place like heaven, the Kailash Mountain. At that same time Narada Muni arrived there. On this Lord Shiva asked that O Narada from all three world which was that place where you got maximum happiness. On this Narada Muni said that in Mahakal forest of the earth strangeness of the port location is excellent. There every man is doing the remembrance of Lord Shiva. Where the sun, moon, gods, Indra, Agni, Yama are all leaving and receives pleasure. At the port place one yellow figure is there that is the one that provides all the comfort and enjoyment. As the Shiva ling is on that port place thus this Shiva ling is famous with the name of Patneshwar Mahadev. It is a belief that the men who worship and visits this ling he receives the enjoyment of all the pleasures. 

Shree Anandeshwar Mahadev

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    Several years ago the king Bhom Anamitra existed on the earth. His queen was Varvarninee. The king was very kind and loved the people of his state and he was aware of all the religions. Queen Varavarninee gave birth to a son, whose name was kept Anand. He became wise and intelligent. At the same moment when he was born he sat in his mother’s lap and began to laugh. The queen asked for the reason of his laugh than he told that everyone on earth is busy in their self accomplishment. On listening to the kid queen went to maternity home. In the middle of this devil Jatharni kidnapped the child and left him to the king Vikrant and kept Chithrath, the son of the king Vikranta at the Bodh Brahmin place. Guru of Yago Pavit Sanskar told kid Anand to greet the mother and father so he asked that to whom I should greet the one who gave me birth or the one who raised me. On this all people present there were surprised. On this Anand entailed the full incident and said to move to Mahakal forest for repentance. Here Shiva appeared in front of Anand and fulfilled all his wishes. After this Anand became famous with the name of Manu. It is a belief that by visiting Anandeshwar Mahadev one gets son and that man receives heaven after living all the pleasures on earth.

Shree Kantareshwar Mahadev

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    On the bank of Vasta River one Brahmin named Pandav lived. Countrymen and his wife had abandoned him. Premdharini Katha lived near Brahmin. Pandav meditated to Shiva in a cave with a wish of getting a son. Shiva was pleased and provided him son. Brahmans did the Yago Pavit Sanskar of the son in the presence of saints and said saints to bless him for long life. Saints went on from there without giving the blessings. On this Brahmin began to moan and said that Shiva has provided him the son how he can be of short life. By seeing the father crying the child Harsha Vardhan took a resolution that he will worship god Maheshwar Rudra and will win over Yamraj by getting blessing of long life. Harsha Vardhan pleased god Rudra by worshiping him in Mahakal forest and got the blessing of long life and blessings to be a person of Shiva at the end of his life. Because of Harsha Vardhan the Shiva ling became famous with the name of Kantareshwar. It is a belief that man who worships here gets a long life. 

Shree Indreshwar Mahadev

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    Long time ago there was a creator with the name of Tvashta, He had a son named Kushdwajh. He used do charity and religious work. Indra killed him once. On this the creator broke out in anger and took a hair from his hair and put it in the fire. Devil named Vritrasur was born from the fire. On the command from the creator he did war with the gods and made Indra as his hostage and begins ruling in the heavens. Sometimes Later Devguru Jupiter arrived there and liberated Indra from the shackles. Indra asked Jupiter the path of getting heaven back again. Jupiter said that Indra you should soon go to Mahakal forest and should worship the Shiva ling that is residing to the south of the Khandeshwar Mahadev. Indra worshiped the Shiva ling. Lord Shiva appeared and blessed Indra that he should fight with Vritrasur by the impact of Shiva and should win over him. Indra destroyed Vritrasur and got his rights back on heaven. The man who worships the Shiva ling, he gets free from all sins. Like Indra he also receives the heaven.

Shree Markandeshwar Mahadev

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    Several years ago a Brahmin named Mrikand was there. He uses to study the Vedas. He had a concern that he is not having a son at his place. With a wish of getting a son he started harsh meditation by going to the Himalayas. Due to many meditations famine started and situation of setting of sun moon was prevailed in the universe. On this Parvati said to Shiva that this is your follower who is doing meditation. You accomplish his wishes. Shiva said that Parvati on your saying I will complete his meditation. You should say Brahmin that he may worship Shiva ling that gives son that is situated in the east of Patneshwar in the Mahakal forest. After the forecasting Brahmin went to Mahakal forest and worshiped the Shiva ling. Shiva – Parvati blessed the Brahman for getting a son by appearing from the Shiva ling.  With the blessing of the Shiva great saint Markandeya appeared there. On this he immediately sat down for the worship of Shiva. By seeing the meditation of Markandeya Shiva said that now this Shiva ling will be famous from your name. As Markandeya appeared there and did worship thus the Shiva ling became famous from the name of Markndeshwar. 

Shree Siveshwar Mahadev

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    Before long period of time King named Ripunjaya was to reigned Mahakal forest. He used to foster people and he used to be in the focus of Lord Vishnu all the time. In his state no people of the state was unhappy. The majesty of the king was so high that because of his glory earth was preceded and no one worshiped Shiva. At the time of King Ripunjaya only Shiva established the Shiva ling in Mahakal forest but he was unable to establish the Shiva ling in Ujjain. By thinking this he commanded his Ganesh Shiva Gan that they should set the Shiva ling in Ujjain. Gana started living in Ujjain by taking the form of Brahmin and began to overcome various diseases of the people of the state. The one who were not having sons, he started giving them son with drugs. His fame started spreading but the king did not reach to him. One day when the king's Ripunjaya beloved queen Bahula Devi was not having son, her friend went to Brahmin and pleaded to provide son to the queen. Brahmin said that he will not come to the palace without the permission of the king. On this queen pretended to be unwell and reached to Brahmin with the King. When King and queen visited the Brahmin it changed to a Shiva ling. The king and queen worshiped the Shiva ling there. Than Shiva said that you will get a son that will become a universal king who will have great soul and will be famous. As it was the Shiva ling of Gana the name of the Shiva ling was famous with Siveshwar. It is a belief that any man who will worship the Shiva ling, he will be free from all sins and will be included in Shiva Ganas of Shiva at his last minute. 

Shree Kusumeshwar Mahadev

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    Both Shiva and Parvati were once roaming in Mahakal forest. Ganesh was playing there with a group of children. Shiv said to Parvati that this boy who is playing with flowers and other boys are showering flowers on him, is very dear to him. Shiva gave that child to Parvati. Parvati desire to see the son and said to her friend Vijaya that she should go and should bring child Ganesha. Vijaya went to the group of children and she drew Ganesh and brought him to Kailash. Here she ornamented Ganesh with the various ornaments and sandalwood and flowers and then left him to play in the group of Shiva Gana. There also child continued to play with flowers. Parvati told Shiva that this is my son you should give him blessing of all Ganas he will be prayed first and as he is always veneered with flowers thus his name will be Kusumeshwar. Shiva said any man who will see and worship Kusumeshwar no sin will touch him. Whoever will worship Kusumeshwar with the flowers he will receive world of Shiva at his last time. By the blessing of Shiva, Kusumeshwar is established in the form of Shiva ling in Mahakal forest. 

Shree Akrureshwar Mahadev

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    Once all the gods, Indra, Trans, muni, all were doing praying for Parvati than one of the gana of Shiva, Bhrangirit refused to pray to Parvarti. Parvati explained him many times that he is the son of Parvati and Shiva and he cannot get complete welfare by only praying to Shiva, but he did not listen to Parvati and on the strength of yoga, he devoted the entire meat to Parvati and reached to Shiva. Mother Parvati cursed him that because of the brutal wit Bhrangirit has insulted her and thus he will achieve the world of human. Because of the effects of the curse Bhrangirit immediately fell to world of Earth. There he started meditation for getting freedom from curse. Then Shiva told to Bhrangirit that Parvati would only free you from the curse you should do her worship. By getting pleased from his meditation you told him that he should worship the Shiva ling in the Mahakal forest, by getting its seen your intelligence will change to good intelligence. Bhrangirit worshiped Shiva by going into the Mahakal forest and Parvati appeared from the Shiva ling with the half Parvati and half Shiva body and freed him from the curse. Bhrangirit asked for the blessing that Shiva ling from visiting of which he got wisdom. That Shiva ling must be known with the name of Akrureshwar. It is a belief that man who will see and worship this Shiva ling will get to heaven. All his sins will be destroyed.

Shree Kundeshwar Mahadev

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    Once Mother Parvati said to Shiva that where is his son Virak than Shiva said your son is doing meditation in Mahakal forest. On this Parvati said to Shiva that she wanted to see him, so he should also go with her. Both set out to Mahakal forest by sitting on Nandi. As Parvati got frightened they halted on a mountain for a while. Shiva told Parvati that you wait here I will come back after seeing the mountain. Gana named Kund will be in your service, and he will obey your commands. While Shiva was roaming on the mountain 10 years have passed. As Shiva did not returned Parvati started moaning. He commanded the Kund Gana that he should show her Shiva. When Kund was not able to show, Parvati cursed him to go to the world of men. In middle of that Shiva came there. Parvati said Kunda that you should go to the Mahakal forest and should stand there by taking the form of Bhairava. In the north over there the Shiva ling is situated which fulfills all the wishes. Do its worship. The name of the Shiva ling will be famous from your name that is Kundeshwar. Kund with the permission of Parvati visited and prayed the Shiva ling in Mahakal forest and received renewable term. It is a belief that by merely seeing this Shiva ling one can get fruit of trip of all the shrines.

Shree Lumpeshwar Mahadev

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    Lumpadhip was the king of Mlechc Ganas. His queen was Vishala. Once the king visited at the behest of Brahmins named Samag for doing war. There in the hermitage king demanded for Kamdhenu cow, When Brahmin said no so king destroyed the entire hermitage with the Kamdhenu cow. The king also killed saint Sagam with his bows and went from there. After a while the son of Saint Sagam, Samidha reached to the hermitage and started crying after seeing his father dead he cursed the king who has killed his father that he will suffer from leprosy. From the effects of the curse of leprosy, King left to suffer from dying. Narada Muni appeared there when King's was at pyre and exposed him from the curse of her Samidha. As per the Narada Muni sayings king started for Mahakal forest for worshiping Shiva ling situated near to the Keshwark Mahadev. King with his queen did Shipra bath and also saw the ling. By the mere sight of the ling leprosy disease of the king disappeared. The king with his wife respected the sages present there. Because of worship of King Lumpadip the Shiva ling became famous with the name of Lumpeshwar Mahadev. It is a belief that the man who will worship with all absolute devotion sins of his seven lives will be destroyed and he will attain the ultimate in the last minute.

Shree Gangeshwar Mahadev

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    Ganga when appeared on the earth from the way of heaven than Lord Shiva holded it in his hairs. After holding her in his hair Shiva did not allowed her to come on earth, with this Ganga got angry and turned the body of Shiva to coldness. Shiva also got angry and tied him in his hairs. For many Kalp years Ganga did the meditation in the hairs itself. With the worship of Bhagirath Ganga descended on the earth and became the wife of sea. Once all the gods and goddess reached to the world of Brahma for praying god Brahma. The Ganga and the sea also went there. Due to the velocity of the air the edge of the Ganga flew away watching it all gods did their heads down but saint named Mahabhis continues to see Ganga. By seeing this Brahma sent him to world of earth. By seeing this sea also cursed Ganga to live in world of death. Mourning due to curse Ganga pleaded Brahma ji. Brahma said to Ganga that you should visit and pray Shiva ling situated to the south of Shipra in Mahakal forest. Ganga came to Mahakal forest and visited and worshiped Gangeshwar Mahadev with her friend Shipra. By seeing Gangeshwar Ganga was free from curse and at that same time sea also came there and respected Ganga.

Shree Angareshwar Mahadev

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    In the first Kalp with the greatness of the red body, with the tilted body, filled with anger one child was born from the Shiva's body. Shiva ji put it on the earth. His name was Bumiputra. His body was frightening from the birth itself. When he started walking on earth, the earth began to tremble and the storm began in the oceans. By seeing all this, gods and the humans began to worry and they reached to Devguru Jupiter. He said that the child is born from the body of Lord Shiva and by the birth itself it started destruction. By hearing all this, Devguru took all the gods to the Kailash Mountain and told the God about tragedy. By hearing this god called the boy to him. Boy came and asked Lord Shiva that what command is for me. What should I do. Then God said, child your name has been placed as Angarak. You should work for the welfare of the people on earth rather than destruction. On hearing this word child became sad. Then God explained him by making him sit on his lap. Dear Son, I'll give you the best place in the city of Ujjain. In the Mahakal forest there is the confluence of Khagarta and Shipra. Shiva said when I hold Ganga on my head. At that time she fell down with anger from the moon sphere. On coming down from heaven her name was Khagarta. Thus I have taken incarnation there. I will give you the third place. You should go there and live there with this you will be known in all the three worlds and you will also get satisfaction. People will do Chaturthi fast to make you happy, they will do your worship and will give Dakshina on your name. With this you will get satisfaction of food. Then child came over here. Since then by mere seeing of it devotees gets the complete state. 

Shree Uttreshwar Mahadev

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    Firstly the rains from clouds used to fall as per the rules of orders formulated by king of clouds Indra. For some time the clouds started to rain as per their wish because of which earth began to be submerged. The sacrifice and the oblation were also ceased, seeing to which saints began to be frightened. The saints and Devgurus complained about this to Brahma. By listening to the trouble of saints Devguru called Indra. Indra, asked to Devguru by taking permission that what is the order for me. Devguru told the event of earth being submerged to Lord Indra. On this Lord Indra called king of clouds and explained him.  For few days clouds rained as per rules but suddenly they started raining like dissolution. With this, panic was there on the earth. By seeing this Lord Indra went to the shelter of Lord Shiva. He told the story of the behavior of clouds. Lord Shiva called the cloud of North's which were having one million clouds. Cloud asked for permission from the Shiva. God said you should worship Gangeshwar God in Mahakal forest with which your anger will subside and you will not even need to do more rainfall. Shiva was pleased with the worship and appeared there and he gave the blessing to cloud that you will get fame on the earth with name of Uttreshwar and ling situated in Mahakal forest will be known from the name of Uttreshwar.

Shree Trilochneshwar Mahadev

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    A couple of pigeon used to leave few years ago in Trilochneshwar Mahadev situated on the Birajnama Temple pith.  Both visits God and drink the devoted water and listen to the god cheering and chanting hymns done by the devotees. One day a falcon came there and began to think that how he can eat them. The dove saw the falcon and by worrying she said to the pigeon that this falcon has came to eat us. One day the Falcon took the pigeon to the sky route. Dove cut the falcon in his claw because of which the pigeon fell down and died down in Janbuddhip. In the next life that pigeon was born with the name of parimal at the house of demigod named Mandara. On the other hand, dove originated in the form of Ratnavali in the house of Naagraj. Parimal from his adolescence itself started coming to Avantika for seeing and worshiping Trilochneshwar Mahadev. Ratnavali also started coming here with a wish of seeing and worshiping Lord Mahadev. One day ratnavali slept at the temple itself with her friends. Then Lord Shiva appeared before her and told him the story of his previous birth and preached that Parimal was the husband of all the three of you in a previous life. The three girls told this to their parents. Parimal and Nagaraj with their whole family came to worship Trilochneshwar Mahadev once. Here both families discussed about the blessings given to the girls by Shipra and did their marriage with Parimal. After this Parimal then began to worship by living there only. It is a belief that that the one who visits and do worship of Trilochneshwar Mahadev he will achieve all pleasures and will receive big positions in the end times.

Shree Veereshwar Mahadev

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    In ancient times there was a king named Amitrajit. He used to foster people. In his rule no one was unhappy. In whole state everyone used to do the fast of Ekadashi, penalty was given to the one who did not do the fast. Narada Muni came to meet the king once. He told the king that the devil named Kankal Ketu has taken away Malaygandhini, the daughter of mother Vidyadhar to the town of Chanpawati in the hell. Narada said to the king that you go and save the girl. Kankal Ketu will be destroyed by his Trishul. You do war with him and by killing him with the girl do the welfare of the whole world. By obeying the order of Narada, King reached Chanpawati. The girl saw the King and told him to hide in the arsenal. In the middle of this the devil reached there and said to the girl that your marriage will be held the day after tomorrow with me. By saying this he fell asleep. The king did war with him by waking him and he killed that devil. Both king and queen come to the Anvatika town and began to worship Shiva. Queen kept the fast of Abhisth tritiya and pleased Parvati and got the blessing of getting son of Shiva part. When queen gave birth to a son, the minister said to the queen that if you love the king, then put away the son. Son is born in Abhukt period and he will destroy everything. Queen sacrificed the son at the behest of the minister and kept him in the Vikta devi temple. At the same time Yoginiya was crossing from there from the route of sky, she took him with her. At the age of 16 Prince came in the city of Avantika and began the mediation of Shiva. As Shiva got pleased he appeared from the ling in the form of light Prince and asked the blessing to get away from the magnificent world. Because of the worship of the great boy the ling was famous from the name of veereshwar. After this the prince ruled his entire empire on Earth and received beatitude in his last minute. It is a belief that man who visits and does worships all his home, charity, and chanting will become immortal and he will eventually attain the ultimate in his last time.

Shree Nupureshwar Mahadev

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    Nupur the Gana of Lord Shiva's arrived in the gathering of Indra once. There nymphs were dancing.  Nupur hit Urvashi by throwing flower at her by coming in the rule of Kama, with this Urvashi got angry. By getting angry Kuber cursed Nupur to fall in the world of death. He fell on the earth. At the same time Mansa Devi appeared and told Nupur that you should go to Mahakal forest and should worship the Shiva ling situated in the southern part. Nupur immediately went to the Mahakal forest and worshiped Shiva ling there. Shiva was pleased and said to Nupur that you will get welfare. As this Shiva ling was worshiped by Nupur thus it became famous with the name of Nupureshwar Mahadev. It is a belief that any man who sees and worship this Shiva ling get free from the diseases and grief.

Shree Abyeshwar Mahadev

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    Once due to finishing of Kalp the moon and the sun was also destroyed. Brahma was worried that how the creation of universe will be established now, due to this suffering two tears fell down from which two devil named Harav and Kalkeli appeared. As there was nothing in the universe they ran to kill Brahma. Brahma ran from there. He saw the light in the middle of the sea and asked man about its creation so he told that this is the universe care taker Vishnu. Brahma asked him to protect from both demons. Devil ran to killed Vishnu also. Brahma and Vishnu both hide in the sea. Here Brahma said to worship Shiva ling situated to the south of Nupureshwar Mahadev in Mahakal forest. Brahma and Vishnu both went to Mahakal forest and worshiped the Shiva ling. Shiva was pleased and thus appeared. When Shiva asked the reason of the fear Brahma told him. Shiva hide both in the stomach and later when they both came out devils were burned. Brahma and Vishnu asked for blessing from Shiva that the man who will see this Shiva ling you will give him blessings of safe conduct. From then Shiva ling became famous with the name of Abyeshwar Mahadev. It is a belief that the man who sees and does worship of this Shiva ling he does not suffer with the separation from money, son and woman. He lives all the pleasures of world and receives beatitude at the last minute.

Shree Prathukeshvar Mahadev

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    A boy named Prithu was born from the chest of the body part of Vein who was the son of Angraj. Prithu became highly powerful and famous in the world. In the state of Prithu sacrifices was not done, pronunciation of Veda mantras was also not done. All the people of state were panicking. The king in anger wished to burn trilok. At the same time Narada Muni appeared there and told the king that the earth has done the devouring of food. Because of this reason you should kill the earth. The king left the fire weapon on earth, because of this earth began to burn. The earth came to king by taking a form of a cow and apologized to him. The Earth said to king that he can take whatever he wants by doing mediations. King did worship of cow as a form of earth and received grain and gems by making the Himalayas strong.  People became happy. At the same time king’s attention falls on Gowadh. Getting sad by the sins he moved to leave his life. Narada Muni told the king that you should visit Shiva ling situated in the west of Abyeshwar Mahadev of Avantika city, you will be sinless and the same was happened. As King Prithu became free from sins thus the name of the Shiva ling became Prathukeshvar.

Shree Sthavareshwar Mahadev

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    The daughter of Vishwakarma named Sangya was the wife of sun. As she was unable to bear the glory of the sun she produced another woman like her and ordered her to serve the sun and never tell him her address. Sun considered that woman as his wife and a son was born from her, whose name was Shaneshchar. Because of the effects of Shaneshchar all were horrified. Indra approached to Lord Brahma and said to protect all from the effects of Shaneshchar. Lord Brahma described the problem to the sun. Sun said that you only explain lord Shani, he does not listen to me. Lord Brahma told this problem to Lord Krishna. Krishna said Brahma and all the gods to go to Mahadev. Lord Shiva called Shaneshchar and said that you're causing suffering to the creatures of the earth but you should also do their welfare. By leaving in different places in twelve different star signs you will have different amount of effects. Now you go in Mahakal forest and do worship of the Shiva ling situated in the west of Prathukeshvar. That ling will became famous with the name of Sthavareshwar because of your name Sthavar. Shaneshchar came to Mahakal forest and visited the Shiva ling and does its worship. It is a belief that man who worships Sthavareshwar he always lives in heaven and all his wishes come true and no planet sins touch him.

Shree Shukleshhwar Mahadev

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    Many times ago war held between gods and devils. War was held between Jhamb, the lord of the devils and Indra for many years. In which devils won and Andkasur began to rule on heaven. One day a messenger of Andkasur reached Kailasha Mountain and told Lord Shiva that Andkasur has told that you should leave Kailash and send Parvati to him. On this Shiva told the messenger that ask Andkasur to come here and defeat Shiva by fighting with him and take Parvati from here. By hearing this Andkasur reached Kailash with his army. Shiva injured Andkasur by hitting him with the prick and rotated him till the hell. From the blood of Andkasur many other devils like him started generating. Then Shiva manifested great Durga with his power and Mahadurga killed Andkasur. At last Andkasur worshiped Lord Shiva. Lord Shiva told him to worship Shiva ling situated to the east of Prithukeshhwar Mahadev in the Mahakal forest. Due to death from the Colic, the Shiva ling became famous with the name of Suleshhwar. It is belief that man who visits and does worships the Suleshhwar he gets free from all fears and sorrows and achieves the ultimate at the last minute.

Shree Omkareshwar Mahadev

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    In ancient times, Shiva revealed a divine man. Man asked Shiva that what work he should do so Shiva said you should do your soul department. That man did not understand the Shiva’s word and thus he was in trouble than another man appeared from his body to which Shiva gave name as Omkar. On the commanded from Shiva the Omkar produced Vedas, God, universe, man, sage and stand in front of Shiva. Shiva told Omkar that you now go into the Mahakal forest and there you worship Shiva ling that is situated to the east of Suleshhwar Mahadev Omkar arrived there and by seeing it he was absorbed in it. As Omkar was absorbed in it the name of Shiva ling became famous with the name of Omkareshwar. It is a belief that one who visit and do worship of the Shiva ling receives the fruit of travelling of all pilgrimages. 

Shree Vishweshwar Mahadev

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    Long time ago king Vidurth use to live in the Vidarbha city. Once he went to the forest for hunting. There he a killed a Brahmin who was wearing deer’s body and was absorbed in the attention of god. Because of this sin he took birth in 11 different - different species. In his 11th cult he was born in a low caste and entered into the house of a Brahmin for stealing money, people caught him and hanged him on the tree. Before dying Chandala continued to visit a Shiva ling situated in the north of the Suleshhwar. Because of this reason he indulges happiness after death in heaven.  After this he became king Biswesh in the city of Vidarbha itself on the earth. He remembered the story of his previous life. He reached on the Shiva ling situated in Avantika and did the worship of God with all rituals and processes. Lord Shiva was pleased and told him to ask for blessings. King said that no one in the world gets a fall and your name to be known with name of Visveshwara. Due to the blessing given to the Biswesh king the Shiva ling became famous with the name of Visveshwara. It is belief that man who sees Vishweshwar Mahadev gets free from his sins of seven lives.

Shree Nilkanteshwar Mahadev

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    In ancient times king Satya Vikram was there. His enemies stripped his state, so he began to explore in the forest. One day while roaming in the forest he saw the hermitage of Vashist Muni. When Muni asked, the king told him his whole story. Vashist Muni said to the king Satya Vikram that you go near to the Mahakal forest in Avantika city there you will find a saint. King came to Mahakal forest on the command of saint Vashist and there he visited that saint. Saint from his shout gave him the look of nymphs and water fairies. The king asked him that what it was so ascetic told him that now you should worship Shiva for destroying enemies. By the mere sight of Shiva ling enemies of the king got the death and king ruled without any disturbance in his kingdom on earth and got ultimate in his last minutes. It is a belief that by mere sight of kanteshwar all troubles of humans are destroyed and they became closer to Shiva.

Shree Sinheshwar Mahadev

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     Parvati once did great penance to get Lord Shiva. All the three worlds started burning from her tenacity. On this Brahma came to Parvati and asked her that for what reason you are doing penance, whatever you want you can take it from me. Parvati said that Shiva calls me black I need fair colour. On this Brahma said that after some time all your desires will be fulfilled. By hearing the words of Brahma Parvati was angry, from her anger a lion was born. Lion was hungry and came towards Parvati for eating her, but because of the meditation and glory of Parvati he could not eat her and he started going from there. By seeing him going Parvati had pity on him and she did the nectar rain of milk. Then lion came again towards Parvati and said that I'm a sinner as I have tried to kill my mother and thus I have to go to hell. By listening to the lion Mother Parvati told him that you come in Mahakal forest and visit and worship a great ling that is situated near Kanteshwar Mahadev, you will be released from sin. By listening the words of Mother Parvati lion came to Mahakal forest and here he visited the Shiva ling and received celestial body. Because of the motherly love Parvati also arrived there and saw the lion thus the name of the Shiva ling was kept as Sinheshwar. At the same time Brahma also arrived there and told Parvati that due to your anger this lion was born it will be your vehicle. After this Parvati got the white colour. It is a belief that man who will see and worship Sinheshwar he will live in non ending heaven. By the mere sight all the sins will be destroyed and his seven generations will become holy.

Shree Revanteshwar Mahadev

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    As wife of the sun Sangya was unable to bear the brightness of sun thus he left him and he started doing meditation. When sun came to know about this he reached Kurukshetra. Here the sun saw Sangya in the form of a horse. Then she went in front of God and here she gave birth to the son from her nose named Ashvini Kumar who was of the horse's mouth. Revant son appeared from the sand with sword and saber. He won three worlds at his childhood itself.  All gods due to nervousness went in the shelter of the Brahma. Brahma sent all the gods to Shiva ji. All gods said to Shivaji that because of the glory of Ashvini Kumar whole world is burning. Now he can only protect them. Shiva ji called Ashvini Kumar and Ashvini Kumar came to Shiva ji. Shiva ji lovingly seated him in his lap and told him that there is a great ling in Mahakal forest situated in the east of Kanteshvar you must worship and see it and you must live there only. God will worship you and you will be the King of Kings. Ashvini Kumar came to Mahakal forest on the command of Shiva ji and worshiped Shiva ling by coming there. Due to the worship of Revant, Shiva ling become famous with the name of Revanteshvar. It is a belief that man who sees and does worship of this Shiva ling his generation gets happiness and lives in heaven in his last minutes.

Shree Ghanteshwar Mahadev

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    Lord Shiva while entailing the story told Parvati that among all the Ganas, Gana named Ghanta is the most beloved one. To join the music hall of the Gods with his own wish meet Chitrasen who is best among all gandharavas and ask him the measure to get included in it. Before telling the measure Chitrasen took exam of the Gana and asked him to sing the music. After listening to the music Chitrasen was pleased and gave him the permission to go in the gathering. After a while, gatekeeper of Lord Shiva came there and said that leaving Mahadev you are sitting here. You will not be allowed to go in the House of Brahma. By listening this Gana sat far away. Like this one year passed away but he was unable to go to the house of Brahma. At that time he saw Narada ji going to the house of Brahma with the harp in his hand. By seeing him he said that Narada Muni you kindly inform Brahma ji that I will be coming. By hearing this, Narada Muni said that Gana that Brahma ji has send me for some important work to Dewachary Brahaspti, I’ll come back after meeting them and he told everything to Lord Shiva. Shiva got angry at hearing this. By giving a curse to Gana he said that you will fall on the earth. Getting effected by the curse Gana fell on the earth in the cedar forest. Lord Shiva said that one who will serve someone other than his master will fall in the hell like this only. While doing meditation in Cedar forest Gana met some saints. By moaning Gana told them that Narad muni has betrayed me. Now I am not good for both places. By seeing the remorse of Gana Lord Shiva said you should go in Mahakal forest there one good ling is situated to the west of Rewanteshwar. You should worship this ling and this ling will give you happiness and prosperity and in future this ling will be known from the name as Ghanteshwar. It is a belief that man who will see and do worship of Ghanteshwar he will get all knowledge of genres of music.

Shree Prayageshwar Mahadev

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    In the first Kalp king named Svayambhu Manu king existed. His son named Priyavrat king became very religious. He finished sacrifices by giving right gift and alms and made his son king of all the seven islands and went for meditation in big city of Badri Narayan. He was busy in meditation there. While roaming in the city once Narada muni reached there and said to the king, O king I have seen a girl in the Lake of Shweta Island and asked that girl that why do you leave alone in this island? Narada ask her name from that girl then girl replied to Narada that close your eyes and you will get to know everything. When Narada closed his eyes he was able to see three divine men in the form of that girl. Narada tried to see with his powers but was unable to find about that girl. After this Narada asked the girl that goddess who are you? In front of you all my powers are failed. On this girl said that I am well versed in Vedas and I am goddess Savitri. By telling all the conversations Narada said that I forgot all my powers. Savitri goddess told me that you go in Prayag state after that only you will realize about your power once again. By saying this Narada said to the king of Prayag that king kindly tell me the path for getting knowledge of Vedas and power once again. King by telling the solution said that Munivar you go to Mahakal forest. There king of Prayag is seated there. Here only jyotirling Sanatan is situated in the form of astrology. That you can worship here in the name of King of Prayag. In future this ling will be worshiped with the name of Prayageshwar. It is belief that Man who will see and do worship of it he will reside in eternal heaven. By the mere sight of it all sins will get destroyed.

Shree Siddheshwar Mahadev

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    Many years ago there was a king named Ashwsira. He was very religious and was foster loving. By doing royal ritual and sacrifices King achieved accomplishment. Kapil Muni and Jegishwaya sage once arrived in his state. King gave him respect and asked them that he had heard that Lord Vishnu is best, and by his vision and by his grace man receives salvation. Then why this god Vishnu is not worshiped. Both sages asked the king that who has said this to you. By their accomplishment they made king visit the whole universe in their royal gathering. King said that I am surprised by seeing your attainment. How can one get this type of attainment? Kindly tell me. By listening the words of king both saint said that worship Subhagyeshwar Mahadev in Mahakal forest so you will get receive divine accomplishment. By hearing the words from sages he came to Avanatika city and he saw the two sages. King saw Lord Vishnu sitting in the middle of ling. After this king did the worship of the ling. Siddheshwar Mahadev was pleased and said that he should seek blessings. King said that I had the wish to see you and that is completed.  Like this King got his attainment and was absorbed in the ling in Vishnu’s form. It is a belief that a man who visits Siddheshwar gets various attainments and receives salvation in his last minutes.  

Shree Matangeshwar Mahadev

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    There was a Brahmin named Sugti in Dwapara period. Son named Matang was born here. In the childhood itself Matang was of cruel nature. Once Matang was beating his father with a wood while he was sitting in the lap of her mother. A Gadarbhi standing near to him said that this is not a wicked rater he is a Brahmin. By listening to the words of Gardarbhi he asked that tell me that how I became wicked. Gadarbhi told him his whole story. Matang decided that he will receive the Brahmin religion. By doing this pledge he went for doing meditation. After doing mediation for many years Indra appeared before him and said to him that ask whatever you want. Matang told Indra that he needs Brahmin religion. Indra told him that you were born to be Chandalas, you cannot get Brahmin religion. After this also Matang did meditation for thousand years and Indra tried to explain to him several times, But Matang did not leave his pledge he started his meditation by going in Gaya. Once again Indra came to explain him so he said to Indra that how I will get Brahman religion, tell me the measures. Indra said that there is a Shiva ling in the east of Siddheshwar Mahadev in the Mahakal forest of Avantika city, you should see it and worship it. By listening to word of Indra Matang came to Avantika city and here he visited and worshiped the Shiva ling. By getting pleased with the Matang’s worship lord Shiva appeared in front of him and Matang received world of Brahma. Due to the worship of Matang Shiva ling became famous with the name of Matangeshwar Mahadev. It is a belief that any cruel men who will worship god he will become pure and will go in the world of Brahma.

Shree Subagyeshwar Mahadev

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    Long time ago King named Aswahan used to be there. King was a saint and was very reputed. In his state people lived happily. His wife was Madan Manjari who was the daughter of the king of Kashi. She was also very beautiful and was good in house hold work. She was seeker of husbands good and was a religious soul. Because of her former action she was bad. She was not beloved of king Aswahan. By the mere touch of queen the body of king starts burning. Once king gave an order that queen should be dropped in the forest. Queen started bashing her fate. At that time she saw a saint there. Queen told him all her agony and asked that how will she receive good luck. After doing meditation saint told queen that at the time of your marriage bad planets have seen your husband because of this reason he does not loves you. You go in the Mahakal forest situated in Avantika city and there you worship Matengeshwar Mahadev. Before you Indrani also got Indra by worshiping him. Queen went to Mahakal forest situated in Avantika city and visited god there. By the mere sight of queen, king remembered about the queen and king asked the address of Jamadagni from saint. Saint said that the queen is worshiping Subagyeshwar Mahadev in the Mahakal forest. King reached there and was happy to get her. As king visited queen they got a son. Whose name was kept as Vrat. It is a belief that the one who sees and does worship of Subagyeshwar Mahadev planet sins does not fall on him.

Shree Rupeshwar Mahadev

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    In ancient times there was a king Padh. He was very powerful and religious. The king went with his army into the forest for hunting once. There he went to another forest while chasing a deer. As king was very much disturbed due to thirst thus he reached a hermitage. Here by seeing the king daughter of saint came in front and did the welcome and respect of king. King asked her that whose hermitage is this and who are you. Girl said that this is a hermitage of saint Kandva and I m her daughter. I take him as my father and I do not know who my actual father is. By getting attracted from the daughter’s form he kept the proposal of marriage. She said that my father must be coming and he will only do my donation. King said to the queen that I cannot wait for so long. I will do Gandarv marriage with you right now. Girl gave the approval on this. Meanwhile saint Kanva came there and by seeing King and daughter in marriage customs he was angry and he cursed both that they both will become ugly. Both apologized from the saint and asked the measure for become fair again. Saint said to them that you both should go to Mahakal forest very rapidly and there you see the Shiva ling situated to the east of pashupateshwar Mahadev, you both will get beauties from it. King and queen visited the Shiva ling immediately. By the mere sight of Shiva ling both became more beautiful than before and then returned back to and reached to heaven in their last minutes. It is a belief that one who sees and does worship of Rupeshwar Mahadev he will become beautiful. He will reach to heaven in his last minutes.

Shree Shastradanukeshhwar Mahadev

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    Long time ago there was a king Vidurth. He had two sons Suneeti and Sumiti. Once king went to forest for hunting. There he saw one large pit, he was surprised. At the same time one saint came there he told that devil named Kujumb who lives in Rastaal come and go from here. You should kill him. King returned to the palace and there he did the thinking and the discussion with his sons and ministers. After some days Kujumb picked one girl of a saint named Mudavati from hermitage at there. The king in his wrath ordered his both sons and army that they should kill Kujumb. The army of king and his two sons started fighting with him. Due to heavy pestle he destroyed all the army and he arrested his two sons. When came to know about this he became sad. At this Saint Markand came there and said to the king that you should go to Mahakal forest and should worship the Shiva ling situated in the south of Rupeshwar Mahadev. With him you will get bow, with which you can destroy, Kujumb. King reached to Mahakal forest in Avantika city immediately and here he worshiped the Shiva ling. Here lord Shiva game him a bow. King with bow and with his army reached for doing war. The war continues for three days and king destroyed Kujumb with the help of force of this bow and returned to his state with his daughter and sons. As king got the bow by the Shiva ling thus Shiva ling became famous with the name of Dhanushastreshwar. It is a belief that man who sees and does worship of this Shiva ling his enemies are destroyed and he do not have to dwell in hell.

Shree Pashupateshwar Mahadev

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    In ancient times there was a king Pashupal. He was ultimate religious and always focuses on rearing of animals. Once king went near to the river and he saw five men and a woman over there. King became unconscious after seeing them. The five men and a woman brought him home. When king recovered he did fight with them. In between five more men came there. King was not able to kill any one of them and all the ten men and the women were absorbed in the body of the king. King became sad. Meanwhile Narada Muni came there and the king told him whole thing and asked the introduction of that men and women. Narada Muni told that from those ten men, five were Gyan Indra and five were Kam Indra and those women were intellect with the form of mind. They came to you because of the anger. Your father did not keep the part and place for Mahadev in the sacrifice. On this Mahadev gave punishment to gods because of which they were born in animal form. All gods requested Brahma and reached to Lord Shiva. Here Shiva got pleased with the gods and told them you all should go to Mahakal forest and there you must visit Pashupateshwar Mahadev in the form of Ling. All gods came to Mahakal forest and here they visited Shiva ji and got free from animal form. It is a belief that any men who visit and worship Pashupateshwar his ancestors also get free from animal form.

Shree Brahmeshwar Mahadev

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    Brahmeshwar Mahadev is situated in Katikwada. Extremely powerful monster named Pulama was there once. Once he thought that until Ombudsman, Sun, Moon, Fire, Water, Indra, Kuber, Yama, Varun etc god are seated till then my life is waste. Thinking like this he went to bank of the river with other monsters. There he saw Lord Vishnu sleeping. Then he ordered monsters that came with him to kill Vishnu. Brahma who was settled on the lotus coming out from the belly button of Vishnu got frightened. Vishnu was also awake. Then he told Brahma that go to Mahakal forest immediately. There one ling is situated to the north of Chavyaneshwar that is full of powers of lord Shiva. From there bring the water of river Shipra which is flowing by touching the Kundeshwar. With that this devil will receive death.

    उत्तरे च्यवनेशस्य शिवश्क्तिसमन्वित्म् II तस्य लिड् गस्य माहात्म्याद्व्लं प्राप्स्यति शाश्वतम् II 17 II

    कुण्डेश्वरकरस्पशॅ कारि वारि निरन्तरम् II तदानय गृहीत्वा तु तेनायं वध्यतामिति II 18 II

    Then Brahma came to mahakal forest. He worshiped that ling. Shiva was pleased and asked the Lord Brahma the reason for coming. Lord Brahma explained all the conditions. Lord Shiva said that go fast by taking the water of Shipra by the touch of this all monsters will be killed Lord Brahma did the same and all demons were killed. After that Lord Vishnu came near of that ling with Lord Brahma. They visited that ling and kept its name as Brahmeshwar. Men who visit Brahmeshwar gets more charity than Pushkar bath, Chadraayan fasts etc. After this Brahma and Vishnu went back to their world.

Shree Jalpeshwar Mahadev

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    Many years ago king named Jalp existed. He was powerful. His five sons were Subahu Shatrumahi, Jay, Vijay and Vikrant. King gave the state to his sons, he made the king of the east as Subahu, king of west as Shatrumahi, king of south as Jay, king of north as Vijay and king of middle as Vikrant, king himself went for meditation. Here Vikrant on the words of minister went to take over all the state of all four brothers and killed all of them. When he came to know about this he started expressing condolence. King said this to Vashisht muni in the forest and told that in the war many Brahmins are killed. His sons have been killed thus he will be punished. He asked him the measure to get free from the sins deeds. Saint said that king you should worship the Shiva ling situated on the west of Kukkuteshwar Mahadev in the Mahakal forest. On the worship of this Parshuram was also free. King came to Mahakal forest with the permission of the saint and worshiped the Shiva ling. Lord Shiva was pleased and then forecasting was done that king you will be free from all sins. What has happened is happened because of luck. You ask for wish. King said i want freedom from birth and I become famous. Due to this gift of blessings the Shiva ling became famous with the name of Jalpeshwar Mahadev. It is a belief that any men who sees and worship Jalpeshwar Mahadev he never suffers disconnection from money and son.

Shree Kedareshwar Mahadev

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    At the time of establishment of the universe all gods were upset because and they were suffering from cold they went in the shelter of Brahma. Praising in front of Brahma gods said that suffering from Himadri Mountain we have come in your shelter. By hearing this Brahma said that on Himalayan mountain devils of Lord Shiva lives. The solution of this problem will be done by Lord Shiva only. After this god went to the shelter of Lord Shiva and told him their problems. On this Lord Shiva called Himalayan Mountain and said that O Himalayan you should live in your limits because of you god and Gandharvas are in trouble. By saying this Lord Shiva was angry and started living in the form idol of Ling. With this due to Matra chanting voice stream of water came out from the mountain. As lord Shiva resided at this place thus the name of lord Shiva became Kedareshwar. By seeing all this god appeared at this place of Kedareshwar and thanked the god. After some time due to dust and snow there was darkness all around. Passengers started searching Kedareshwar here and there. All scripture began to condemn Lord Shiva. By listening this condemn Mahadev said by forecasting that men who condemn the human mythology and scriptures they will receive hell. Here Kedashwar always exist but it will not be visible for eight months. Thus you cannot see me now. If your desire is to worship always listen carefully to my words. From among all the areas, best area in Awantikapuri. There Kedareshwar is situated on the bank of Kshipra at the west of Someshwar. For the time I am invisible over here I will take rest at this place of Avantika city. It is a belief that men who visits Kedareshwar get free from all his sins.

Shree Pishacmukteshwar Mahadev

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    In kaliyug Shudra named Soma was there. In addition of being rich Soma was an atheist. He had always condemned the Vedas. He did not have children. Soma always spent his life in being a follower of violence. Because of his behavior Soma received death with suffering. After this soma was born in devil cunt. Devil with naked body and sinister figure started killing people by standing on the path. Once a time people who has knowledge of Vedas and who always speaks truth were going somewhere, devil ran to eat them. At that time devil stopped by looking at the Brahmins and he became atavistic. The devil did not understand anything that what was happening with him. Brahmin asked the devil that why are you afraid of me. Devil said that you are Brahmin monsters and so I feel fear from you. By listening this Brahmins started laughing and told him the ways to get free from devil cunt. They said that the taker of precious elements and the one who steals precious elements of gods receives the devil cunt. By hearing the bad words of Brahmins devil asked the way for freedom. Brahmins told that from among all the pilgrimage the best one is Avantika pilgrimage which remains undestroyed at the time of holocaust. That is the Mahadev which destroys the devils. To the south of Dundeshwar, one Mahadev is situated that is worshiped by all gods and it destroys the devilish. Listening to the words of the Brahmin he went to the forest Mahakal quickly from there. There he took bath from the water of Ksipra and that devil visited the Mukteshwar. By the mere sight devil received the divine body of god. It is a belief that men who sees and does worship of Mukteshwar Mahadev never suffers disconnection from money and sons and he receives beatitude in last minutes after living all the happiness. 

Shree Sangameshwar Mahadev

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    It is a very old thing. In the Kalinga country King named Subahu existed. Her wife named Vishalakshi was the daughter of the king of Kanchipuri named Dridhndwa. Both lived with mutual love. King had a pain in the forehead at noon every day. All the medicines upgraded with complete Vedas were given but pain did not go away. Queen asked king the reason for this pain. King saw queen unhappy and told that due to work done in prior life one gets happiness and sadness of body. Queen was still not happy even after listening this. King said that I will not tell the reason of this to you here. Go to Mahakal forest there I can explain you all the reasons. In the morning the king and queen with their military walked toward Mahakal forest in the Avantika city. He stopped at the place where the Ganga and the Nilganga flowing in the hell and the Shipra meet as a confluence; there one Mahadev is there whose name is Sangameshwar. King took the water of Kshipra and Nilgaga and did the worship of the Mahadev. After seeing all this queen again asked that tell me the reason of your unhappiness. King said after laughing that Queen today we are tired so will tell you tomorrow. In morning queen again asked that at least tell me now. Than king said that in my previous life I was of below shudra class. With condemn of Vedas, I also betrayed people. You also give the participation in this work. The son who was born from us was also sinful and as it prevailed for twelve years people were sad and remained to be afraid. At that time I was in disconnection. I started living alone. Then I received peace and at the end finally I said, religion is the best and doing sins is bad. As I did appreciation of religion at the end of live thus I was born as a fish in Khsipra River and you became pigeon in that same forest. One day in afternoon at the sun of ashlesha (shravan) I came out from Triveni and I with you I went near to Sangameshwar. Hunter did the hunting of both of us. We visited the Sangameshwar at our end times thus we got birth on earth. By telling all the incident king said that now I will live near Sangameshwar all the time. So queen if you want to go you can return back to the palace. Queen said that like Shiva without Parvati, Krishna without Radha in the same way I am also incomplete without you. It is a belief that husband wife who have separated due to death in the previous life meets each other by visiting Sangameshwar Mahadev.

Shree Durdereshwar Mahadev

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    One King named Dudharsh lived in Nepal. He had three queens. Once while doing Mrigya, he came near to a pond. There he saw a beautiful girl. They were fascinated at each other. He asked the introduction from that girl. Girl said that she is the daughter of Kalp saint. You go to the saint and ask for my hand. The king did the same. Kalp saint did the marriage of the girl to the king. King started living in the hermitage of the saint itself. A few days later one monster stole a girl and took him. The king was very sad. The saint explained him and advised him to worship the ling situated to the west of Brahameshwar in Avantikapuri. King immediately came to Avantika and did just as the saint said. While doing the prayer in the temple he got his women back. Then the King took him back to Nepal. Due to worship of king Dudharsh the name of the ling become famous with the name of Durdhreshwar. It is a belief that men who do worship of this ling on the sankranti of Sunday he receives the world of Shiva. 

Shree Yogeshwar Mahadev

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    Long time ago there was a King named Shantanu. One day king who was the great soul and knower of the Vedas went to forest with his army for hunting. There he saw a woman. When king asked the introduction of woman, woman said king don’t ask my introduction, whatever the king want she was ready for it. For this she kept a bet that after becoming a queen whatever she will do king will never even ask her about anything. The king gave the approval and he married that woman. After the marriage queen gave birth to a son and flowed him into the river. Because of the promise king was unable to ask any question from the queen. Queen was about to flow the eight son into the river, the king stopped the queen at that time and said that you should not flow this son into the river. Queen said if you need son I will give you this son and as you break the promise I will sacrifice you. I am Ganga the daughter of Janeu and to make successful the work of gods I have married you. These were eight Vasu who came in human form due to the curse of sage Vashisht. Moving ahead from there Ganga began to cry because of the sin of killing his sons. By listening the Ganga's cries Narada Muni came there and asked the reason of cries. Ganga said Maharishi I have killed the children. How will I get rid from these evil deeds. Narada Muni said Ganga you go to Avantika city where your friend Kshipra lives. There you worship the Mahadev situated to the south of Durdheshwar Mahadev, from which all your sins will be destroyed. Ganga came to Avantika and together with friend Kshipra she did the worship of Lord Shiva. Then there daughter of sun, Yamuna and then Saraswati also came and met there. Meanwhile, Indra asked Narada Muni that Munivar I am unable to see Prayag, so Narada said that it would have gone to Mahakal forest, where four rivers are meeting. After Prayag due to the union of these four rivers the Shiva ling became famous from the name of Pryageshwar Mahadev.

Shree Chandradityeshw Mahadev

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    Years ago one monster Shanbrasur existed. He won the gods in the war and started ruling over heaven. The God who were the losers in the war hide, and the moon and the sun also began fleeing out of fear. Moon's son Arun took moon to the other place during his war with Rahu. The sun and the moon from there went to Lord Vishnu and asked for protection by praying, by getting pleased with their prayer Lord Vishnu was pleased and told them that you go to the Mahakal forest and worship the Shiva ling situated in the north of Mahakaleshwar, with his blaze Shanbrasur will be burned with his army. Both sun and moon came to Mahakal forest and worshiped the Shiva ling. Shanbrasur with his army was destroyed in the blaze which came out from the Shiva ling and god seated on the heaven again. Then the forecasting was done that due to the courage and the worship done by the sun and the moon this Shiva ling will become famous with the name of Chandradityeshwar. It is a belief that any men who sees and worship the Shiva ling will become pure in his parent’s lineage and resides in the world of sun and moon. 

Shree Karmeshwar Mahadev

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    Many years ago there was a king Virketu in Ayodhya. Once he went to forest for hunting. There he hunted many wild animals. Then he did not see any animals.  Suddenly he saw a camel he put an arrow at him. That camel fled away from there after being arrowed. King Virketu ran after him. Soon after some time that camel disappeared. King was lost and by wandering he reached at the saint’s hermitage. Saint said to king Virketu that king many years ago one king was there, whose name was Dharmdwaj. Once he went to the forest to hunt there, there he made fun of the Brahmin who was wearing the skin of deer. On this the Brahmin cursed the king that he should go into the camel cult. The king prayed to Brahmin after being sad so Brahmin said by getting wounded from the arrow of king of Ayodhya named Virketu you see the Shiva ling located in Mahakal forest with this you will be released from the cult of the camel and you will receive the world of Shiva. So king that camel has gone to Mahakal forest, you also go there and by seeing the Shiva Ling there you will become great and powerful emperor. King immediately came to Mahakal forest. Here he saw Dharmdwaj going to the world of Shiva by a plane and then he became a powerful emperor by worshiping that Shiva Ling. Because of getting rid of the cult of camel this Shiva ling became famous from the name of Karbeshwar Mahadev. It is a belief that any man who sees Karbeshwar Mahadev becomes rich and does not suffer from any disease and if any of his ancestors is in the animal cult so they get free and in his last minute man receives world of Shiva.

Shree Rajashaleshwar Mahadev

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    Many years ago no king was left on the earth. Brahma was worried that if no king will exist who will take care of the people. If no king will be there who will take care of the sacrifice, rituals and religion. At this time he saw King Ripanjay doing meditation and told him that you should take care of the people by leaving this meditation. All gods will remain under you and you will rule on the earth. King obeyed the words of Brahma and sent all gods to rule in the heaven and he started ruling on the earth. By seeing the majesty of the King, Indra was jealous and he stopped the rain, so king took the form of wind and stopped the clouds from doing rain. Indra took the form of fire and started sacrifices and havan. At one time Lord Shiva with Goddess Parvati reached Avantika city while they were wandering. King Ripanjay worship them and asked their blessing to live there itself in the form of Rajsthleshhwar, getting pleased from his devotion Shiva gave him blessings. Since then Lord Shiva is seated in Avantika city itself in the form of Rajsthleshhwar Mahadev. It is a belief that any men who worship Rajsthleshhwar Mahadev all his desires get accomplished and his enemies are destroyed. His descendants increases and after living all the happiness on the earth that man receives beatitude in his last minutes.

Shree Badleshhwar Mahadev

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    Kuber had a friend, whose name was Manibhadra. He had a son Budle, who was very handsome and athletic. Once he went to the beautiful lady named Nalini in the garden of Kuber. After reaching there Budle was stopped by the guards who protect that place so Budle banished everyone by beating them with his power. All went to Kubera where Manibdra was also sat. He told all about Budle. Due to abuse done to Nalini by Budle, Manibdra cursed him that his son will become blind and will suffer from tuberculosis. Due to curse Buddle fell on the earth. After this Manibdra came to Buddle and told him that my curse will not go empty. Now only your good can happen by seeing the Shiva ling situated to the south of the Swargadhareshwar in the Avantika city. Manibdra with his son came to Avantika city and here Buddle visited the Shiva ling and by touching it his tuberculosis was gone away and he became handsome with his eyes like he was before. Because of the visit and worship of Budle this Shiva ling became famous with the name of Badleshhwar Mahadev. It is a belief that man who sees and worship Badleshhwar Mahadev lives all the pleasures on the earth and receives salvation.

Shree Aruneshwar Mahadev

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    Prajapita Brahma had two daughters name of one was Kadru and the other was Vinata. Both marriages were done to Saint Kashyap. Saint Kashyap was also delighted to get two wives. One day, both received the blessings from saint Kashyap. Both got the blessings that they asked. Kudru asked for blessing to become the mother of hundred snake sons and Vinita asked for blessing of two sons who would be more powerful than all this snake sons. Both girls were pregnant at a time. In the between of this saint Kashyap went for meditation in the forest. Kudru gave birth to 100 Snake sons. On the other side Vinata had two eggs, which she placed in a vessel. Even when five hundred years have passed Vinata did not got the son so she braked one eggs and saw that in that there is a son who has head and body but did not had legs. In anger son Arun cursed his mother that because of your interest you took me out before my completion thus I curse you that you will be a maid and the second child will make you free from this maid’s life. After cursing, child Arun started moaning that why he cursed her mother. Hearing his cries Narada Muni arrived there and said to Arun that whatever has happened is happened because of the wish of god. You go to Mahakal forest and there you visit and worship the Shiva ling situated in the north over there. Arun came to Mahakal forest and worshiped the Shiva ling. By getting pleased from him Shiva gave him the blessing of becoming charioteer of Sun. due to worship done by the son of Kashyap Arun the Shiva ling became famous with the name of Aruneshwar Mahadev. It is a belief that man who visits Aruneshwar his ancestors leads to salvation. 

Shree Pushpdnteshwar Mahadev

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    Long time ago there was a Brahmin Timi. He had no sons. He tried to please Lord Shiva by many kinds of meditation. As Shiva was not happy, he started doing even more drastic meditation, like this twelve years passed away. One day the mother Parvati asked Lord Shiva that this Brahmin named Timi is worshiping you from many years. Because of his glory mountains are lighted and seas are drying up. You should accomplish his desires. By agreeing to Parvati, Shiva called all his Ganas and said that from all Brahmin one of you have to be born as a son. On this Shiva’s one gana Pushpadanta said that why should we take birth on earth to suffer all pains we are in peace here at your place. Shiva was angry and said that you did not obey me, now you go on earth. Due to curse of Shiva, Pushpadanta fell on the earth. Shiva told to another gana Virak that Virak you take birth in Brahmin’s home, I will complete all your wishes. By getting son Brahmin was pleased. On the other hand Pushpadanta began to cry and said that he did not obey the orders of Shiva. That Parvati told him that Pushpadanta you worship the Mahadev in the north of Mahakal forest. Shiva also gave permission to Pushpadanta to worship the Shiva ling. Pushpadanta went to Mahakal forest and there he visited and worshiped the Shiva ling. Shiva was pleased by his worship and sat him in his lap. Gave him perfect location. Because of the worship of Pushpadanta the Shiva ling become famous with the name of Pushpdnteshwar. It is a belief that any man who will visit Pushpdnteshwar in his lineage his seven lineages will get good and in his last minutes he will get the world of shiva.

Shree Abhimukteshwar Mahadev

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     In the city named Shakl there was a king chitrasen. His queen name was Chandraprabha. Both king and queen were beautiful. Their daughter was born; she was also very beautiful and because of this king named her Lavanyawati. Lavanyawati remembered the things of her former life. When Lavanyawati grown younger king called her and asked her that to whom should I marry you. By listening to word of king Lavanyawati sometimes cry and sometimes laugh. When king asked her the reason of it she said that she was woman of Harswami of Pragjyotispur. Even when she was beautiful her husband follows Brahman religion and was always angry from her. Once she went to his father’s house and told him all the things. His father gave him the consecrated objects and mantras, with which her husband came under her power. After living a happy life with her husband she died and she received hell. After suffering many kinds of torture here, to destroy some of the sins she was born in the house of devil. Here even after getting a beautiful form her body got pimples and animals began to bite him. To avoid them, he ran and reached to Mahakal forest. Here she saw the Lord Shiva and Pipladeshwar. Due to visit she received the heaven. Because of stay with the gods she is a born at your place. Girl told to the king that in this life also I will see Shiva in Avantika city. King came to Mahakal forest with his army and visited Lord Shiva with her queen and daughter. Lavanyawati visited and worshiped the Shiva ling and she left her body and was absorbed in the Shiva itself. Parvati named the Shivling as Abhimukteshwar. It is a belief that man who sees and worship Abhimukteshwar Mahadev he will surely receive salvation. He does not fear from death.

Shree Hanumnteshwar Mahadev

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    Lord Rama slaughters Ravana and other demons from the earth and began to rule in Ayodhya. At that time some saint and sages visited in his state for visiting him. Saints came in front of him and did their worship and sang about his qualities. Saint said that you destroyed the lineage of Ravana and Hunuman supported you in this. All the monkeys saw that war as live. Lord Rama said saints you have described the power of Hanuman but Laxman also did the war and decimation the Meghanaath. On this saint said that power of Hanuman is mightily huge to that of others. When Ram asked the reason for it so saint said that when Hanuman was in the state of childhood he once went to eat the sun by treating it as a fruit. Indra with his thunderbolt hit him, because of which he got injuries on his lips and fell on a mountain. God Wind with Hanuman came to Mahakal forest and starting worshiping Shiva in front of the Shiva Ling. By touching the Shiva ling Hanuman became lived again. At this time all the gods came here and blessed Hanuman. Because of the curse of saint Hanuman had forgotten his strength and at the time of crossing the sea Jamwant reminded his power to Hanuman. By the touch of Hanuman on the Shiva ling and due to the worship of Shiva ling after the killing of Ravana it was came to be known as Hanumtkeshhwar. It is a belief that men who worship the Shiva ling his wish get accomplished.

Shree Swpneshwar Mahadev

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    Many years ago a king name Kalmashpad existed. Once he saw the son of Vashisht Muni and his daughter in law in the forest. At that time his son was sitting in meditation. The king said to the saint that get out of the way but saint did not hear, so king started striking saint with the lash. By seeing this second son of Vashisht saint cursed the king that king you will be demon and will devour men. The king apologized for his mistake, but he did not got the apologizes. King eats the son and the daughter in law of Vashisht saint. King had several nightmares at night. He told about this to the minister morning. He came to Vashisht saint with the king. Saint Vashisht said to the king that O Rajan you should worship the Shiva ling situated near mahakaleshwar in the Avantika city with these all your bad night mares will get destroyed. As said by Saint Vashisht, King came to Avantika city and here visited and worshiped the Shiva ling, and after that nightmare of king was destroyed thus the name of Shiva ling became famous with the name of Swapneshwar Mahadev. It is belief that by visiting the Swapneshwar Mahadev bad dreams get destroyed.

Shree Pingleshhwar Mahadev

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    Once mother Parvati said to lord Shiva that she wants to see the best place of the earth. Lord Shiva took her to Mahakal forest and told her that this place is best among all the three world, on the words from Parvati lord Shiva made four doors on four directions and established the gate keepers on them. Lord Shiva established Pingleshhwar in the east, Kayvrohneshwar in the south, Visveshwara in the north and Durdshwar in the south. Shiva commanded the Ganas to protect any man who dies in this region. After this Lord Shiva told the story of Pingleshwar to goddess Parvati. In Kanyakubj city there was a girl whose name was Pingala. She was very beautiful. His father Vipendra was the knower of the Vedas and religion. Once his wife got the death. Vipendra left the house and started protected her daughter also. One day he also died. Due to death of his father Pingla became sad and started crying. King Dharma came there by taking the form of Brahmin and told her that this sadness that you are suffering is because of your deed in your previous life. In previous life also you were very beautiful and you were in prostitution. One Brahmin getting attracted towards you lived with you. To live with you he had abandoned his wife. One day a Sudra's killed the Brahmin in his house. The mother and father of that Brahmin cursed you that you will suffer the disconnection from your father and will not get husband. Pingla asked him that how she is born as a Brahmin. So Dharmraj told her that once suffering from lust, king has hosted a Brahmin you freed him from the bondage and took him to your home. As you live with that Brahmin in your previous birth thus you got Brahmin life in this birth. Pingla asked that how she will get freedom now. Dharmraj told that visit the Shiva ling situated to the east of Mahakal forest in Avantika with that your wishes will be accomplished. Pingla came to Mahakal forest and here after visiting the Shiva ling she left her body and was absorbed in the Shiva ling. Due to the freedom of Pingla the name of Shiva ling became famous as Pingleshwar. It is a belief that any man who will visit the Pingleshwar Mahadev, religion and money will always reside in his home and in the last minute he will get to heaven.

Shree Kayavaruhneshwar Mahadev

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    As Daksha Prajapati did not invited Lord Shiva to the sacrifice so Uma became angry and with power she generated bhadrakali illusion. On the other side in anger as Uma got consumed in the sacrifice they send Veerbadra to destroy the sacrifice. Bhadrakali and Veerbadra together created a panic in the sacrifice. They ill treated the gods and many gods became shapeless due to their outbreak. Some gods came to the shelter of the Brahma because of the fear. Brahma came to Kailash and by doing the prayer of Shiva asked the measure for getting the physique of god back. On that Lord Shiva said that visit the Kayavaruhneshwar Shiva ling situated on the south gate of the Mahakal forest. By hearing this all gods came to the Mahakal forest and after visiting it they worshiped it and got there physique back. As gods got back there physique thus this Shiva Ling became famous with the name of Kayavarohneshwar. It is belief that any men who visit and worship the Shiva Ling he lives best and luxurious happiness on the earth and goes to heaven in his last minutes.

Shree Bilveshwar Mahadev

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    Once Brahma meditated of the God to be mercy on the people. With it tree Kalp was born.  One bilva tree was also there in that tree. A man was resting beneath behind its leave. Brahma came there and gave him the bilva. After that Indra came there and asked him to rule on earth. Bilva said that if it gets Indra's thunderbolt he will rule on the earth. Indra said that whenever you will think about thunderbolt it will come to you.  After this bilva started ruling on the earth. Kapil muni and bilva became friend. At the time of religious conversation once both started fighting and bilva struck Kapil muni on his head with the thunderbolt. Kapil muni treated him by himself with the Brahman knowledge and went to Brahma and asked for the blessing that he will not suffer from any effect from the throw of thunderbolt. After this there was again a dispute between Kapil muni and Bilva after some times but this time due to the blessing from Brahma he did not suffer the effect of the struck of the thunderbolt. By worshiping Lord Vishnu Bilva asked the gift that Kapil get scared from him. After giving blessings Vishnu went to Kapil muni and told him that he should say Bilva that he is afraid from him. When Kapil muni said no so Vishnu started fighting with him. In between of this Brahma came and he settled the war and Bilva started crying that Kapil is not afraid of him. Be seeing this Indra said to Bilva that Bilva you should worship the Shiva ling situated on the west in the Mahakal forest with these you will be a winner. Bilva came to Mahakal forest and here he did the worship of the Shiva ling. Meanwhile Kapil muni reached there so he saw that Shiva is there in the body of Bilva. So he said to bilva that you win over me. Because of the visiting of King bilva Shiva ling became famous with the name of Bilveshwar Mahadev. It is a belief that man who will visit the Shiva ling. He will get free from all sins. He will receive the world of Shiva in his last minutes.

Shree Daddeshwar Mahadev

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    One king of Ayodhya got a girl in the forest. He married her and brought her in the state. In his fascination King's attention shifted from the governance of state. King’s minister constructed a beautiful garden and left the king with that girl. Queen once went for the bath in the pond created over there and she did not come back. In that pond there were huge numbers of Durdur (frogs). The king ordered to destroy all the frogs. In the middle of this king of the frog came out and said my name is Ayu and that girl is my daughter. The king of snakes’ world Nagchur has taken his daughter. You call him and asked him to return the queen. Nagchur handed over his queen to the king. Nagchur said that he ridiculed Saint Galava and because of this he got a curse of being a frog. He said that when you will donate your girl to the king of Ikshvaku lineage and will visit the Shiva ling situated in the north of Mahakal forest you will get freedom. After doing this he got the Heaven. Due to freedom from Durdur (frog) Shiva ling became famous with the name of Durdureshwar Mahadev. It is a belief that one who will visit Durdureshwar Mahadev all his sins will get destroyed.