10 Tallest Shiva Lingam Hindu Temples in India

The Lingam is a representation of the great God Lord Shiva used for worship in temples and symbol of the energy and potential. Shivalingam are naturally occurs in India, An ice lingam at Amarnath, Banalinga in the bed of the Narmada river and one of the tallest shiv linga in village Ziro.

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Maha Mrityunjay Temple, Assam


Chenkal Maheswaram Sri Sivaparvathi Temple, Kerala

The Sivaparvathi Temple at Chenkal in Thiruvananthapuram with 111.2 feet house the tallest Shiva lingam in India.

Bhojeshwar Temple, Madhya Pradesh


Bhojeshwar temple of Bhojpur is famous for the one of the largest Shiva Lingam in India, The 18 ft high Shiva Lingam is crafted out a single rock located in Raisen District of Madhya Pradesh. Bhojpur Shiva Temple is one of the most amazing temple of Madhya Pradesh. It is situated on the bank of river Betwa.

Kotilingeshwara Temple, Karnataka


Kotilingeshwara is situated in Kolar district of Karnataka and this place has the distinction of having one of the largest Shivalinga in the world. The Lord Kotilingeshwara Temple is dedicated to Kotilingeshwara along with eleven small temples of various deities and a tall statue of Nandishwara.

Sidheshvar Nath Temple, Arunachal Pradesh


Ziro town is situated in the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh and has been a favorite town for World Heritage Site for a number of years. Sidheshvar Nath Temple of Ziro host the lord Shiva lingam and his family,having highest length here is 25 Feet in length and 22 Feet width.

Badavilinga Temple, Hampi – Karnataka

Hampi Badavilinga Temple is home to one of the largest Shivalingam, located next Lakshmi Narasimha temple and has largest monolithic Shiva Linga in Hampi.

Amareshwar Mahadev Temple, Amarkantak


Amarkantak also known as king of pilgrimages is a unique natural heritage area and the meeting point of the Vindhya and the Satpura Ranges, with the Maikal Hills. The place of origin of Narmada River has a temple near by known as Amareshwar Mahadev Temple with 11 feet tall Shivling.

Bhuteshwar Mahadev, Chhattisgarh

Few less known tallest ShivaLingam in India are Jharkhand largest Shivling, Thanjavur temple Shiiva Linga, 108 feet Shiva Lingam Secunderabad, Mata Mandir Shivling Amritsar and the biggest natural Shivling at Bhuteshwar Mahadev temple in Chhattisgarh. Image Source:CG04


Baba Bhusandeswar Temple, Balasore

Baba Bhusandeswar Temple at Balasore of Odisha is home to one of the largest Shiva Lingams in the World, 12 feet long and 14 feet width lingam.

Brihadeshwara Temple, Tamil Nadu

Brihadeshwara Temple is located in the city of Thanjavur in Tamil Nadu,popularly known as the Big Temple of India. The temple is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site known as the Great Living Chola Temples, Shiva Linga in the temple is the biggest in size among the Lingas in Tamilnadu temples.

Amarnath Temple, Jammu and Kashmir

Amarnath Cave Temple us located in Jammu and Kashmir and dedicated to Lord Shiva at an altitude of 3,888 m and considered to be one of the holiest shrines in Hinduism. The cave is surrounded by snowy mountains and the 40 m (130 ft) high Shiva Lingam formed known as Ice Lingam, during the 45-day season around the festival of Shravani Mela in July–August.

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