Lord Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga


Lord Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga

  • Lord Shiva in the form of Lord Omkareshwar, is the Lord of Omkaara or the Lord of “Om Sound”. “Om” is not just a sound of vibration or symbol. It denotes an entire cosmic world, a mystic cosmic energy mediate through pure intension, raises your heart and soul to the supreme power Lord Omkareshwar. He is the base of all creations and all the beings of the universe.
  • Om and Lord Omkareshwar has got a great spiritual importance offering great aesthetic power of supreme. The temple is located in an island on the banks of Naramada and Kaveri.
  • In Ancient time, the temple was also called as “Mandhata” or Shivapuri” or Omkaraeshwar, denotes the river line island of Naramada river in Kandhawa District, Madhya Pradesh. The name “Om” is due to the shape of the island, has secured the name as “Omkareshwar”. This temple happens to be in the midway between Amarkantak the feed of Narmada River and its final destination of Arabian Sea.

Significance Of Lord Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga

1. The Mandata island is built in a sacred form of shape “Om”, is said to be a natural Linga.

2. The island in surrounded by water of Narmada and Kaveri, Gram lentils are offered to Lord Mahadev, to clear the sins and problems in life.

3. The glory and auspiciousness of Omkareshwar is mentioned in Skanda Purana, Shiv Purana, Vayu Purana of different ages.

4. Lord Shiva appeared in the form of Omkar and Yayawar, comes here daily to this island, after visiting all the three worlds, to take rest. Hence Sleeping Puja Aarti and Sleeping traditions are important in this temple.

5. The word Omkar was spelt from the mouth of the creator Lord Brahma, so recitation of any Veda is not complete without the word “Om”.

Lord Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga Mantra

Kaverika Narmadayoh Pavitre Samagame Sajjana Taranaya |

Sadaiva Mandhatripure Vasantamonkaramisham Shivamekamide ||

He is the Lord, one who is the savior of the good people and the great Lord, who always resides at the holy confluence of River Kaveri and Naramada, is none other Lord Omkareshwar, is a Jyotirlinga.

Lord Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga Homam Benefits

  • Attain success in your family life, Creates Harmony, Increase Wealth and Prosperity
  • Removes Sins, Doshas and Karmas, bad effects of afflicted moon, Bless Peace and Joy
  • Smoothens the married lives and enrich the wellbeing of the spouse and children
  • Reduce the effects of death fear, guilt, indecision, bless calmness in mind and stress free life.

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