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Govindeshwar Gufa - Cave Associated With Adi Shankara In Omkareshwar Temple

Govindeshwar Gufa is a sacred cave located below the Omkareshwar Temple on Mandhata Island near Indore in Madhya Pradesh. The cave is associated with Adi Shankaracharya.

It is believed that Adi Shankaracharya met his Guru Govinda Bhagavatpada in the cave during his parikrama of the Narmada.

The concept of Vedanta was narrated to Adi Shankara by Govinda Bhagavatpada in the cave.

A murti of Adi Shankara is located in the cave.

Omkareshwar temple is one of the 12 jyotirlinga temples and is located on the Omkareshwar – Mandhata Island.

It is believed that vyakarana mahabhashyam was taught by Gaudapada to Govinda Bhagavatpada in the cave.