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Lakulish Shiv Temple Kayavarohan near Vadodra Gujarat India

Kayavarohan popularly known as Karvan is the birthplace of Lakulish, the 2nd Century C.E. Shaivite revivalist, reformer and propounder of the pashupata doctrine. It is an important religious place as its home to a Lord Shiva temple in Lakulish avatar.Here is some Fact about Lakulish Shiv Temple Kayavarohan near Vadodra Gujarat India.

Location:  Kayavarohan, near por ,Gujarat
Address : Por-Kayavarohan Rd, Kayavarohan Village, Vadodara, Gujarat
Pin code: 391 220
Built In: Rebuilt :1955
Built By: Yogacharya Swamiji Kripaluanandji Maharaja
Dedicated to: Lord Shiva
Signification: among one of 68 Tirthas
Entry : Free
Photography:  Allow
Temple Timing: 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Best time to visit: Oct to Feb
Visiting timing : 1 hour
Main Attraction: Shivlinga and Lakulish Yog university
Architecture: Hindu temple style Architecture 
Festival Celebrate : Maha Shivratri
Phone Number: (+91) 2663271785, (+91) 2663271207
How to Reach by Air : The nearest Airport is Vadodra International Airport.(30KM)
How to reach By Rail: The nearest Railway station ios vadodra centrral railway station.(30KM)
How to reach By Bus or Road: There are many public and private vehicles available to reach here.
More Information about Lakulish Shiv Temple Kayavarohan

Lakulish Shiv Temple is located just 30 KM far of vadodra city in Kayavarohan village.The temple was rebuilt in 1955 and rebuilt by Yogacharya Swamiji Kripaluanandji Maharaja. The temple is located by lord Shiva.The temple is one of the sixty-eight 'teerthas' (Pilgrimage) of Lord Shiva as mentioned in the Shiva Purana. It is an important pilgrimage to Pasupatas (followers of Pashupati) as its home to Lord Shiva temple in Lakulisha avatar. Lakulish is considered to be the 28th birth of Shiva. The temple is also called Kasi of Gujarat.Kayavarohan lingam is formless and unique. Here the image of Shiva is that  of a meditating yogi,who holds a parchment in one hand and a citron in the other. Lord Shiva's idol is made of black stone.On Mahashivarathri day thousands of devotees visit this Indian temple.

Legend of Lakulish Shiv Temple Kayavarohan

According to the legends, Lord Shiva took the incarnation of Lakulish in this temple. Lord Shiva took the form of a brahmin child so the place is known as Kayavarohan. Kayavarohan lingam represents the formlessness and uniqueness of Lord Shiva. The legend has it that during the invasion of Mahmood of Ghazni, the luminous jyotirlinga with Lakulish merged the light of all of the other 12 jyotirlingas into its form and disappeared. It is believed that Ichhapuri was the main place of pilgrimage in Satyuga, Mayapuri in Treta Yuga, Meghavati in Dwapar Yuga, and Kayavarohan is the main pilgrimage of the present Kali yuga.

Architecture of Lakulish Shiv Temple Kayavarohan

Kayavarohan temple is built according to the Indian tradition. The temple walls and pillars display fine carvings of nature. The walls also depict different aasanas and forms of Yoga. Shiva lingam itself is a manifestation of a meditating yogi in Shambavi Mudra. The temple also houses an underground meditation cave.The temple has also room facility for stay and food facility.Temple compound is very large and full of different trees.In temple compound Yogacharya Swamiji Kripaluanandji Maharaja run Lakulish Yoga University.many students take Yoga education here.

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