Saturday, January 7, 2017

Lord Bhojeshwara Jyotirlinga MP




Lord Shiva is considered as one of the most liberal god and fulfill people’s desire easily. Lord shiva is worshipped in the form of Shiv ling. Lord Bhojeshwar Shiv linga is the popular Shiv linga in Madhya Pradesh.

The Bhojeshwar Temple is an incomplete Hindu temple in Bhojpur village of Madhya Pradesh, India. Dedicated to Lord Shiva.

History Of Temple

The temple stands magnificently on the right bank of the river Betwa, ancient Betrawati, over the rock outcrop. It is about 29 km south-east of Bhopal.This unique temple but incomplete for some unknown reason is ascribed to the illustrious King Bhojadeva (1010-1055 A.D.) of Paramara dynasty of Central India, who was a great patron of art, architecture and learning. The king Bhojadeva was a renowned author who wrote more than eleven books of which Samarnngana Sutradhara a treaty on architecture is the most important.

Locally, there are several folklores prevailing in this area. According to one folklore, this temple was built by the Pandavas during their exile.

Special feature of these temple is Siva Linga with its Yoni Patta rising to height of 22 ft is the tallest and grandest in the world. The huge Yoni Patta made of a single block of stone broke into two pieces when a large size stone of the ceiling fell down on it, and thus the temple remained with a broken Yoni Patta and the ceiling open to the sky for centuries. But now the Yoni Patta has been meticulously joined together and the opening of the ceiling has been covered with fiber glass sheet decorated with, the inverted lotus flower which is exactly alike the original architectural remains of the roof.

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