Omkar Hills - Dwadasha Jyotirlinga Temple

Omkar Hills - Jyotirlinga Temple

Jyotirlinga Temple


  • 12 Jyotirlingas
  • Narmadeshwara Lingas
  • Matsya Narayana Temple
  • Meditation Hall
  • Clock Tower
  • Vishwamitra Veda Vidyalaya
  • Goshala

Dwadasha Jyotirlinga Temple

  is on Omkar Hills in RajaRajeshwari Nagar, at 2800 ft above sea level. Construction of this temple was started in 2002 by Sri Shivapuri Mahaswamiji, and completed in 2007 by his successor Sri Madhusudhanananda Puri Swamiji.

Main Temple

12 Jyothirlingas representing the original Puranic Jyotirlingas in various states of India, have been installed, with individual shrines and Vimana Gopuras, all in the same complex, to facilitate devotees with darshan of all 12 Jyotirlingas , which otherwise requires health, wealth and time for pilgrimage.
  1. All the 12 Jyotirlingas are Narmadeshwara Lingas (also known as Baana Lingas), and are made from the stones of the River Narmada, considered auspicious for Shivalinga.
  2. Underneathe every Jyotirlinga, 1000 Small Narmadeshwara Lingas measuring around 1 inch in length are placed. But beneath the main deity Sri Omkareshwara linga, 2000 Small Narmada Lingas are placed.
  3. Along with Small Narmadeshwara Lingas, Saligramas, many Rare Herbs, precious Stones (Navarathna), Metals, Grains, good quantity of Mercury and specially worshipped Yantras are said to be placed.
The main deity is 6 ft high Omkareshwara Jyotirlinga with Spatika Shree Yantra at the centre of the temple, surrounded by the other 11 Jyotirlingas: Sri Vaidyanatha, Sri Vishwanatha, Sri Bhimashankara, Sri Triyambakeshwara, Sri Ghushmeshwara, Sri Rameshwara, Sri Somanatha, Sri Kedarnatha, Sri Nageshwara, Sri Mallikarjuna, Sri Mahakaleshwara.

Other deities in the main temple are Lords: Vidyaganapathi, Subrahmanya, Kalabhairava, Chandikeshwara, Ekadasha (11) Rudradevatas, Nataraja and Goddess Shakti in the form of Sri Yantra.

Other Attractions

  • Sarva Dharma Samanvaya Mantapa a meditation hall for all religions with the statues of their leaders.
  • Matsya Narayana Temple
  • Clock Tower: the clock chimes with the sound of conch (Shankanada) followed by recital of "Om" 5 times.
  • Massive bronze bell, weighing around 1200 kgs
  • Smaller open shrines for: Nagadevata, Vana Durga, Ganapathi and Munishwara.
  • Vishwamitra Veda Vidyalaya imparts training in Sanskrit, Vedas and Agamas to residential students.
  • Goshala gives shelter and medical treatment to cows

Dwadasha Jyotirlinga Temple
Omkar Hills
Bengaluru 560060
Mon - Sat: 7 am - 12:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9 pm
Sun / Holidays: 7 am - 9 pm