The Jambukeswarar temple in Tiruchirapalli of Tamil Nadu is one of the Pancha Bhoota Stalas (the five Shiva temples). The presiding deity is the Appu Lingam – the water element. It is one of the 275 Paadal Petra Sthalams, where all the Nayanars (Saivite Saints) have sung glories of the deity. Another famous temple in the Pancha Bhoota Stalas […]
Pancha Bhoota Stalam
The Ekambareswarar temple is associated with the five elements, the Pancha Bhoota Stalas, and specifically to the element of earth, or Prithvi.
Lord Shiva is in three forms in Chidambaram Nataraja Temple, as visible idol form, formless as Akasha or space and form and formless as a Spatika Linga.
Srikalahasti Temple in Andhra Pradesh is the most famous Shiva temples that have been ever built and goes back to many centuries.
Tiruvannamalai Arunachalam Temple also known as Arulmigu Arunachaleswarar Temple is an important Shaivite temple dedicated to Lord Shiva.