The holy month of Sawan is going on. This month is dedicated to Lord Shiva. To please Bholenath, devotees worship according to law and observe fast. It is believed that all wishes are fulfilled by worshiping Mahadev with a true heart. A large number of devotees throng Shiva temples during this month. There is special importance of visiting Bholenath in this special month.

Amarnath cave is a famous religious place of Hindus, but apart from this there are many caves of Lord Shiva in the country. So let’s know about these caves…

Koteshwar Cave, Uttarakhand

Koteshwar cave is the cave of Lord Shiva. This cave is situated on the banks of Alaknanda river. This is known as Koteshwar Mahadev Temple. It is situated at some distance from Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand. It is believed that the Shivling established here is made naturally. One can see beautiful views of nature around this cave.

Badami Caves, Karnataka

This beautiful cave is situated in the north-central part of Karnataka. There are four temples built inside this cave. One of these temples is dedicated to Lord Shiva. If you go to visit Karnataka, then definitely visit this cave.

Pallava Caves, Kerala

The Pallava Caves are located in the Tiruchirappalli Rock Fort in Kerala. It has temples of Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu. This place is very popular among the devotees. You can plan to visit this holy place in the month of Sawan.

Mandapeshwar Caves, Mumbai

Mandapeshwar Caves are dedicated to Lord Shiva. This temple was built about 1600 years ago by cutting caves. There is a huge crowd of devotees here.

Elephanta Caves, Maharashtra

Elephanta Caves is located in Maharashtra. It is situated at a distance of about 7 km from Mumbai. You can see many forms of Lord Shiva inside this cave. You can also find magnificent idols of other deities here. The walls of the cave look quite attractive. They have been exquisitely carved out of stone.