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Story behind Mallikarjun Jyotirlinga: Settled on Krauncha Mountain For Kartikeya

Story behind Mallikarjun Jyotirlinga: Settled on Krauncha Mountain For Kartikeya

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Mallikarjun Jyotirlinga

The second amongst the 12 Jyotirlingas is Mallikarjun Jyotirlinga. Let’s read more about this it in the following blog:

1. The second amongst the 12 Jyotirlingas is Mallikarjun Jyotirlinga. Let’s read more about this it in the following blog:

Shri Shaila Mountains

2. It is also known as Kailash of South. It is said to be one of the most significant Shaivite Shrines in India.

Kailash of South

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3. The deities at this temple are Shiva and Bhramaramba.

4. According to the Puranas, Lord Ganesha married before Kartikeya, which made him angry. So, Kartikey went to Kraunch Mountain.

5. All Gods tried to comfort him, but none were able to. Shiva-Parvati themselves travelled to the Mountain, but they were turned away by Kartikeya.

6. Shiva and Parvati were very hurt to see their son in this sad state. They decided to live with their son. Shiva situated Himself on the Krauncha Mountain in the form of the Jyotirlinga. After the name of this Jyotirlinga is Mallikarjun.

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Krauncha Mountain

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7. Mallika means Parvati and Arjun is another name of Lord Shiva.

It is believed that just by seeing the tip of this Mountain, one can become free from the cycle of life and death. This was the story behind Mallikarjun Jyotirlinga.

Blog Edited By Ritika Gupta

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