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Tiladeshwar Mahadev Temple at Tilwara Ghat in Jabalpur

Tiladeshwar Mahadev Temple is located at Tilwara Ghat in Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh. The Swayambhu Shivling worshipped in the temple finds mention in the Puranas. This is an important Shivling on the banks of Narmada River.

Legend has it that the Shivling was discovered by Sage Jabali. He used to make Til or Sesame offerings to the Shivling. Some scriptures also indicate that Sage Jabali did intense penance here. He only used to consume Til during the penance.

Pleased with his devotion, Shiva is believed to have given darshan to Sage Jabali here.

The antiquity of the Shivling is not known.

Offering prayers to the Shivling helps in attaining knowledge and moksha.