Mukha Linga is a unique Shivling with face of Shiva etched on it and are found many Shiva temples. Some these Shivalings are covered with metal sheaths and the face is etched on the metal. Some Mukhlingas have the entire image of Shiva carved on the surface.On of the most popular form of Mukha Linga is the Panchamukha Shivalinga. In this Shivling, four faces are in four directions and in some Shivalingams the fifth face is shown facing the sky and in some it is the southeast direction. The five faces are known as Ishana, Tatpurusha, Aghora, Vamadeva and Sadyojatha.There is also SrimukhalingeswaraTemple located at SriMukhalingamVillage in Srikakulam District, Andhra Pradesh, India.In some very rare Mukha Linga, apart from the face the hands and burst of Shiva are sculpted on it – one hand is in abhaya, or blessing posture, and the other holds water vessel.The most popular Mukha linga is the Ekamukhalinga or with a single face.