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Engraving of 1000 – 1001 or 1008 of Shivlings

Engraving of 1000, 1001, or 1008 Shiva Lingas on a single stone or rock is known as Sahasralinga.

Structures containing 1000, 1001, or 1008 Shivlings are very rare. It is said that even a mere sight of them is highly meritorious.


Sometimes the 1008 Shivlings are carved on a single huge Shivling.

Many a times the Shivling are carved on a big rock – In rows and columns.

There is also a place called Sahasralinga in Sirsi district of Karnataka. It is located in the middle of the river and one can see numerous Shivling carved on rocks here. 



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