New Delhi, Table of Spirituality. Shiva Temple: Many of these temples are found in India behind which many mythological stories and interesting facts are hidden. One such temple is Jatoli Shiv Mandir. Located in the Solan district of Himachal Pradesh, this temple is not only the tallest Shiva temple in India, but also in all of Asia. Its height is about 111 feet. It was opened to the public in 2013. Devotees from far and wide come here to have darshan of Lord Shiva. Large numbers of Shiva devotees flock here on Mahashivaratri day to fulfill their wishes. It is also a wonderful temple from an architectural point of view.
What is special about this temple?
Jatoli Temple is located on Rajgarh Road, and is about 8 km from Solan. An amazing feature of the Jatoli Shiva temple is that its stones make the sound of a drum when struck. This temple is built in South-Dravidian style. It took 39 years to build it. A huge 11-foot-tall gold urn is also installed at the top end of the temple, adding to its beauty.
what is mythology
The belief behind the Jatoli temple is that in mythological times, Lord Shiva came here and stayed here for some time. Later Siddha Baba Sri Sri 1008 Swami Krishnanand Paramhans came here and did penance. The construction of the Jatoli Shiva temple started only with the guidance and direction of him. There is also a cave of Swami Krishnanand in the corner of the temple.
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