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Amareshwar Shiva – About God Amareshwar Manifestation of Shiva

Amareshwar is one among the numerous names of Shiva. Information about this form of Shiva is found in the Kashi Kandha of Skanda Purana. It is believed that the Amareshwar Shivling is a representation of the famous Amarnath Shivling.

Those devotees who are unable to visit Amarnath can have of the darshan of Amareshwar Shiva and attain salvation.


The most important temple with Amareshwar Shivling is located in Varanasi. Another temple is located on the way to Ranthambore National Park in Rajasthan.

It is believed that Nandi, the vehicle of Shiva, brought the Amareshwar Shivling to earth for devotees.

Worshipping this form of Shiva will help in removing fear of death.

As Amareshwar, Shiva is the one without death.

As Amareshwara, Shiva is believed to have told the secret of immortality to Goddess Parvati. He has the knowledge of afterlife and death. He shares it with ardent devotees. This helps devotees to escape from fear of death. This knowledge takes one in the path of self realization and eventually merge in Shiva (to go out of cycle of birth and death).