Mahabaleswara Temple, Gokarna

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Dravidian in style, Mahabaleswara Temple remains a major Hindu site, dedicated to Shiva Linga. Probably built in the 4th century, the temple includes a carved stone image of Lord Shiva--the deity is depicted in the standing position, with two arms. Although the temple itself isn't quite so ancient, the Shiva image is allegedly well over 1,000 years old. Our Gokarna sightseeing website makes visiting Mahabaleswara Temple and other Gokarna attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • This is a spiritual enlightment place. Really a wonderful darshan of Lord shiva. You cannot see the Linga but you can touch and feel the vibrations. Pros: Very old temple Beach near the temple Everyon...  more »
  • This old temple with a one of its kind atmalinga is a spiritual delight. The temple is 1500 years old and right in the middle of Gokarna. Ask anyone and you will reach here. Must visit...  more »
  • I was forced to take the puja ticket for enabling me to touch the atma lingam. But it is not like that. Every one who enters the temple in the morning hours are permitted to touch. If you pay the puja...  more »
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