Eklingji Temple Udaipur
Eklingji Temple is one of Rajasthan most famous temples. Located in the town of Eklingji (Kailashpuri), this place got its popular name from the temple.Eklingji Temple is located at a distance of 22 km north of Udaipur on the national highway number. 8. Eklingji temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva of Hindu religion. Initially, the temple was built in 734 AD. In Bappa Rawal was done by. Since that time, Eklingji has been the ruler god of Mewar rulers. In later years, it was repaired and modified by the various kings, to clear the remains of the oblivion made by Mohammedans. attacks.
The magnificent architecture of the Eklingnath temple is simply remarkable. double-storied temple looks awesome with its pyramid style of roof and typical carved tower. The outer walls of the temple are spread over those stages that touch the cool water. Inside the premises, the main temple is a large pillar hall or ‘pavilion’ which is surrounded by an odd pyramid roof. After entering this hall, you will be welcomed by a silver image of Nandi. In the temple, there are two other statues of Nandi carved in black stone and bronze. This temple will be filled with the spellbinding charm.
In the temple, Ekalji (Lord Shiva) has a four-face idol made of black marble. Its height is about 50 feet and its four faces show the four forms of Lord Shiva. The east-facing part is recognized as the Sun, part of the west is Lord Brahma, the north-facing part is of Lord Vishnu and the south-facing part is Rudra, which means Lord Shiva itself. The zenith of the versatile idol is known as ‘the instrument’ which is for the ultimate reality. Shivaling (the folk form of Lord Shiva), coined by a silver serpent, acquires the major attraction of the people.
Due to be sitting in the middle, Shivalinga has been surrounded by Goddess Parvati, Lord Ganesha, and Lord Kartikeya. Inside the temple premises, you will find statues of Goddess Saraswati and Goddess Yamuna. The main temple has huge silver doors, which show Lord Ganesha and Lord Kartikay protecting their father. There are two ponds named Karj Kund and Tulsi Kund in the north of Eklingji Temple. The water of these tanks is drunk during the service of the Lord. The festival of Shivratri is celebrated here with full gusto and enthusiasm. At this time, the image of Lord Shiva is adorned with jewelry.
Included in religious roots, there are about 108 small and big temples in this city. NearEklingji Temple, you can also explore various temples dedicated to Ambika Mata, Kalki, and Lord Ganesha. Another temple which is of the 10th century attracts the attraction of the Temple of Naths. The Lakulish temple is a good temple which was built in 971. This is a special time of the Lukulish sect in India. Saas-Bahu Temple is another temple which is made of 11th century Marble. The Jain temple of the Ashbudji is made of black marble, which is from the 15th century.
In other temples of Kailashpuri (also known as Aklingji), Pataleshwar Mahadev, the temple of Abhida Mata, Rathasan Devi and Vindhyavasini Devi are worth mentioning. The amazing architecture of these temples makes the viewer an artist to show the artistry of the time. Eklingji or Kailashpuri city is situated in the middle of a beautiful valley on the land of Rajasthan, which has some wonderful temples in India. While planning your trip to Udaipur, do not forget to include Akalji in his travel program, otherwise, you will lose.