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Pingleshwar Mahadev – Pingaleshwar form of Shiva

Pingleshwar Mahadev is worshipped in Varanasi, Ujjain, Gujarat and Assam. Pingaleshwar form of Shiva is associated with the Pingala nadi associated with Kundalini and Muladhara Chakra. This form of Shiva is also associated with Yoga.

Pingleshwar Mahadev is also one of the 84 Mahadevs worshipped in Ujjain.

Pingleshwar Shiva Temple at Ujjain

The temple dedicated to Pingleshwar Mahadev is located in the Pingleshwar locality in Ujjain.

There is also another belief that Pingleshwar Shivling is one that was worshipped by Pingal a Shiva Gana. This belief is prominent in Varanasi