Today the last Monday of Sawan is being celebrated across the country. During this time everyone seems immersed in devotion to Lord Shiva. This holy month of Saavan, which continues for 2 months, is going to end on 31st August. Shiva devotees were seen worshiping Lord Shiva throughout the month. Also during this time many people observed fast and worshiped Lord Bholenath. There are many temples of Lord Shiva in the country. There are also 12 Jyotirlingas here which have their own importance.

One of these Jyotirlingas is established in Madhya Pradesh, a state called the heart of India, which is called the fourth Jyotirlinga among the 12 Jyotirlingas. We are talking about Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga located in Madhya Pradesh, which has a different significance of its own. On the last Monday of Sawan, let us know about the specialty of this special temple of Madhya Pradesh-

Okaraneshwar is the fourth Jyotirlinga.

Omkareshwar temple situated on the banks of river Narmada in Khandwa region of Madhya Pradesh is quite famous all over the world. This is the second Jyotirlinga of the state after Mahakaleshwar established in Madhya Pradesh , many people from all over the world come here every year to visit it. This temple is present on the middle island of Narmada river in Khandwa, Madhya Pradesh. Omkareshwar is the fourth Jyotirlinga among the 12 Jyotirlingas. It is believed that this word was first uttered from the mouth of Brahma.

Shiva-Parvati rest here at night

This world famous temple has its own separate recognition. It is believed that Lord Shiva resides here along with Mother Parvati and rests here every night. Not only this, both also play backgammon here. This is the reason why backgammon, dice cradle and bed are all decorated in the temple. A huge crowd of devotees is seen here during the month of Sawan and Shivratri.

That’s why the temple is called Omkareshwar

This five-storey temple, designed in North Indian architecture, is situated on the island of Mandhata and Shivpuri between the Narmada River. The special thing is that the shape of this island looks like the word Om. This is the reason why the temple present on the island is known by the name Omkareshwar. Apart from this, it is also believed about this temple that the Linga established here is a natural Shivalinga, which has not been carved or carved by any human being.