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Abhimukteshwar Form of Shiva

Abhimukteshwar is one of the manifestations of Shiva worshipped in important temples dedicated to Shiva. Abhimukteshwar Mahadev form is worshipped in Ujjain and Kashi. The popular belief is that this form of Shiva helps in attaining moksha immediately.

Abhimukteshwar Shivling is found in front of the main shrine in the Kashi Vishwanath Temple complex.

Visit to shrine of this form of Shiva is included in the important Parikramas performed in Varanasi.

Abhimukteshwar Mahadev is part of the Chaurasi Mahadev Yatra in Ujjain.

Symbolically this form of Shiva suggests that an intense desire for attaining self realization is possible instantly.