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Thursday, July 30, 2020

Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga Temple | Know Your Temples

1. Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to God Shiva and is one of the 12 revered Jyotirlinga shrines of Shiva. It is on an island called Mandhata, which is known by what other name?

Shivapuri
Govindpuri
Jagatpuri
Igatpuri
2. Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga Temple is situated on the banks of which river at Khandwa District in Madhya Pradesh?
Ganga
Yamuna
Godavari
Narmada
3. The unique aspect of Omkareshwar temple is the shape of the island which is like?
U Shape
Symbol of Om (ॐ)
Symbol of Trident
Swastika Symbol
4. There are two main temples of Lord Shiva here, one to Omkareshwar located in the island and one to ___________ located on the south bank of Narmada River on the mainland.
Dhushmeshwar
Bhimeshwar
Amareshwar
Kedareshwar
5. What does Omkareshwar means?
The Lord of the World
The Lord of the Earth
Lord of Omkaara or the Lord of the Om Sound
The Lord of the Universe
6. What does Amareshwar means?
Immortal lord or Lord of the Immortals or Devas
The Lord of the Earth
Lord of Omkaara or the Lord of the Om Sound
The Lord of the Universe
7. As per Hindu legend, _________, the deity controlling the Vindyachal mountain range was worshipping Shiva to propitiate himself from the sins committed. He created a sacred geometrical diagram and a Lingam made of sand and clay. Shiva was pleased with the worship and believed to have appeared in two forms, namely Omkareshwar and Amaleswara. Since the mud mound appeared in the form of Om, the island came to be known as Omkareswar. There is a shrine for Parvati and Ganapati in the temple.
Himalaya
Sahayadri
Himachal
Vindya
8. Omkareshwar Temple is amongst the ______Jyotirlingas but another name often comes up in this context is Mammaleshwar. Not only the name but the existence of these two are also thoroughly different. The temple of Mammaleshwar is situated south of the river Narmada, but both the forms of Shiva have been counted as one. It is said that once upon a time Vidhya Parvat practiced severe penances and worshipped Parthivarchana along with Lord Omkareshwar. As a result Lord Shiva was pleased and blessed him with the desire boon. On the sincere request of all the gods and the sages Lord Shiva made two parts of the ling. In one he resided as the Pranav or Omkar and assumed the form of Omkareshwar and Bhagwan Sadashiva, Parameshwar, Amareshwar or Mamaleshwar assumed form from the Partivlinga.
Eight
Nine
Twelve
Eighteen
9. The Omkareshwar is not affixed to the ground, but is naturally installed there. There is always ______around it. The significance of this linga is that the linga is not situated below the cupola.
Milk
Water
Belpatra
Dhatura
10. A huge fair is organized here on which day every year?
Baisakhi
Pongal
Kartik Poornima
Shivratri






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