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somanath jyotirling
Somnath Jyotirlinga

shiv puran ke kotirudr snhita[1] men varnit kathanak ke anusar bhagavan shivashnkar praniyon ke kalyan hetu jagah-jagah tirthon men bhraman karate rahate hain tatha ling ke roop men vahan nivas bhi karate hain. kuchh vishesh sthanon par shiv ke upasakon ne mahati nishtha ke sath tanmay hokar bhootabhavan ki aradhana ki thi. unake bhaktibhav ke prem se akarshit bhagavan shiv ne unhen darshan diya tatha unake man ki abhilasha ko bhi poorn kiya tha. un sthanon men avirbhoot (prakat) dayalu shiv apane bhakton ke anurodh par apane anshon se sada ke lie vahin avasthit ho gaye. ling ke roop men sakshat bhagavan shiv jin-jin sthanon men virajaman hue, ve sabhi tirth ke roop men mahattv ko prapt hue.

shiv dvara shivaling roop dharan

sampoorn tirth hi lingamay hai tatha sab kuchh ling men samahit hai. vaise to shivalingon ki ganana atyant kathin hai. jo bhi drishy dikhaee padata hai athava ham jis kisi bhi drishy ka smaran karate hain, vah sab bhagavan shiv ka hi roop hai, usase prithakh koee vastu nahin hai. sampoorn charachar jagath par anugrah karane ke lie hi bhagavan shiv ne devata, asur, gandharv, rakshas tatha manushyon sahit tinon lokon ko ling ke roop men vyapt kar rakha hai. sampoorn lokon par kripa karane ki drishti se hi ve bhagavan maheshvar tirth men tatha vibhinn jagahon men bhi anek prakar ke ling dharan karate hain. jahan-jahan jab bhi unake bhakton ne shraddha-bhakti poorvak unaka smaran ya chintan kiya, vahin ve avatarit ho gaye arthath prakat hokar vahin sthit (virajaman) ho gaye. jagath ka kalyan karane hetu bhagavan shiv ne svayn apane svaroop ke anukool ling ki parikalpana ki aur usi men ve pratishthit ho gaye. aise lingon ki pooja karake shivabhakt sab prakar ki siddhiyon ko prapt kar leta hai. bhoomandal ke lingon ki ganana to nahin ki ja sakati, kintu unamen kuchh pramukh shivaling hain.

shiv puran ke anusar

shiv puran ke anusar pramukh dvadash jyotirling is prakar hain, jinamen nam shravan matr se manushy ka kiya hua pap door bhag jata hai.

kramank jyotirling chitr vivaran
1. somanath somanath jyotirling pratham jyotirling saurashtr men avasthit 'somanath' ka hai. yah sthan kathiyavad ke prabhas kshetr men hai. ... aur padhen
2. mallikarjun mallikarjun jyotirling andhr pradesh ke krishna zile men krishna nadi ke tat par shrishail parvat par shrimallikarjun virajaman hain. ise dakshin ka kailash kahate hain. ... aur padhen
3. mahakaleshvar mahakaleshvar jyotirling tritiy jyotirling mahakal ya 'mahakaleshvar' ke nam se prasiddh hai. yah sthan madhy pradesh ke ujjain nam ka nagar hai, jise prachin sahity men avantika puri ke nam se bhi jana jata hai. yahan par bhagavan mahakaleshvar ka bhavy jyotirling ka mandir vidyaman hai. ... aur padhen
4. onkareshvar jyotirling onkareshvar jyotirling chaturth jyotirling ka nam 'onkareshvar' ya parameshravar hai. yah sthan bhi madhy pradesh ke malava kshetr men hi padata hai. yah prakritik sampada se bharapoor narmada nadi ke tat par avasthit hai. ... aur padhen
5. kedaranath kedaranath jyotirling panchavan jyotirling himalay ki choti par virajaman shri 'kedaranath' ji ka hai. shri kedaranath ko 'kedareshvar' bhi kaha jata hai, jo kedar namak shikhar par virajaman hai. is shikhar se poorab disha men alakananda nadi ke kinare bhagavan shri badri vishal ka mandir hai. ... aur padhen
6. bhimashnkar bhimashnkar jyotirling shashth jyotirling ka nam ‘bhimashnkar’ hai, jo dakini par avasthit hai. yah sthan maharashtr men mumbee se poorab tatha poona se uttar ki or sthit hai, jo bhima nadi ke kinare sahayadri parvat par hain. bhima nadi bhi isi parvat se nikalati hai. ... aur padhen
7. vishvanath vishvanath jyotirling kashi men virajaman bhootabhavan bhagavan shri 'vishvanath' ko saptam jyotirling kaha gaya hai. kahate hain, kashi tinon lokon men nyari nagari hai, jo bhagavan shiv ke trishool par virajati hai. ... aur padhen
8. tryambak trynbakeshvar jyotirling ashtam jyotirling ko ‘tryambak’ ke nam se bhi jana jata hai. yah nasik zile men pnchavati se lagabhag atharah mil ki doori par hai. yah mandir brahmagiri ke pas godavari nadi ken kinare avasthit hai. ... aur padhen
9. vaidyanath vaidyanath jyotirling navam jyotirling 'vaidyanath' hain. yah sthan jharakhand prant ke snthal paragana men jasidih relave steshan ke samip men hai. puranon men is jagah ko chitabhoomi kaha gaya hai. ... aur padhen
10. nagesh nageshvar jyotirling nagesh namak jyotirling dasham hai, jo gujarat ke badauda kshetr men gomati dvaraka ke samip hai. is sthan ko darookavan bhi kaha jata hai. kuchh log dakshin haidarabad ke audha gram men sthit shivaling ka nageshvar jyotirling manate hain, to koee-koee uttarakhand ke almoda zile men sthit jageshvar shivaling ko jyotirling kahate hain. ... aur padhen
11. rameshvar rameshvar jyotirling ekadashaven jyotirling shri 'rameshvar' hain. rameshvaratirth ko hi setubandh tirth kaha jata hai. yah sthan tamilanadu ke ramanatham janapad men sthit hai. yahan samudr ke kinare bhagavan shri rameshvaram ka vishal mandir shobhit hai. ... aur padhen
12. ghushmeshvar ghushmeshvar mandir dvadashaven jyotirling ka nam 'ghushmeshvar' hai. inhen koee 'ghrishneshvar' to koee 'ghusrineshvar' ke nam se pukarata hain. yah sthan maharashtr kshetr ke antargat daulatabad se lagabhag atharah kilomitar door ‘beroolath ganv ke pas hai. is sthan ko ‘shivalay’ bhi kaha jata hai. ... aur padhen
  • uparyukt dvadash jyotirlingon ke sambandh men shiv puran ki koti 'rudrasnhita' men nimnalikhit shlok diya gaya hai-

 saurashtre somanathnch shrishaile mallikarjunamh.
 ujjayinyan mahakalamonkarn parameshvaramh..
 kedarn himavatprishthe dakiyan bhimashnkaramh.
 varanasyanch vishveshn tryambakn gautamitate..
 vaidyanathn chitabhoomau nageshn darookavane.
 setoobandhe ch rameshn ghushmeshnch shivalaye..
 dvadashaitani namani pratarootthay yah patheth.
 saptajanmakritn papn smaranen vinashyati..
 yn yn kamamapekshyaiv pathishyanti narottamaah.
 tasy tasy phalapraptirbhavishyati n snshayah..

  • jo bhi manushy pratidin pratah kal uthakar in jyotirlingon se sambandhit shlokon ka path karata hai, arthath uparyukt shlokon ko padhata hua, shivalingon ka dhyan karata hai, usake sat janmon tak ke pap nasht ho jate hain. jis kamana ki poorti ke lie manushy nity in namon ka path karata hai, shighr hi us phal ki prapti ho jati hai. in lingo ke darshan matr se sabhi papon ka kshay ho jata hai, yahi bhagavan shnkar ki visheshata hai. bhagavan shiv ke jyotirling men prakat hone ke bad brahma ji aur bhagavan vishnu ne unaki stuti ki, jisase prasann hokar bhagavan shnkar apane vastavik svaroop men prakat ho gaye. unhonne in devataon se kaha devavaron! main ap logon par bahut prasann hoon. ap donon hi meri ichchha ke anuroop prakriti se utpann hue hain. maine apane nirgun svaroop ko tin roopon men bantakar alag-alag gunon se yukt kar diya hai. mere dahine bhag men lok pitamah brahma, bayen bhag men vishnu tatha hriday pradesh men paramatma avasthit hai. yadyapi mai nirgun hoon, phir bhi gunon ke snyog se mera bandhan nahin hota hai.
  • is lok ke sare drishy padarth mere hi svaroop hai. main ap donon tatha utpann hone vale 'rudr' namak vyakti sab ek hi roop hain. ham logon ke andar kisi bhi prakar ka bhed nahin hai, kyonki bhed hi bandhan ka karak banata hai. usake bad prasann shiv ne vishnu se kaha- ‘he sanatan vishno! ap jivon ki mukti pradan karane ka dayitv samhalie. mere darshan karane se jo bhi phal prapt hota hai, vahi phal apake darshan karane se bhi milega. ap mere hriday men nivas karate hain aur main apake hriday men nivas karata hoon. is prakar ka bhav jo bhi manushy apane hriday men rakhata hai aur mere tatha ap men koee bhed nahin dekhata hai, aisa manushy mujhe atyant priy hai. is prakar rahasyamay upadesh dene ke bad bhagavan shiv antardhan ho gaye.

vithika

tika tippani aur sndarbh

  1. shiv puran, kotirudr sahinta,1-21-24

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