Lord Shiva is one of the most significant Trimurti deities in Hinduism. He is the endless, fearless, formless, unchanging, and transcendent. Lord Shiva is Greatest of all Gods who is neither born nor died and he is worshipped in the iconic Lingam form. India has some of the tallest Lord Shiva statues and Shiva Lingam in the world.
The Shiva Statue at Kachnar City is sitting 76ft. tall and is undoubtedly one of the tallest Lord Shiva statues in India. If you are visiting Jabalpur, be sure to visit Kachnar City at dusk to witness several natural colors giving the breathtaking view of the Destroyer in Yogic position.
Haridwar refers to “the Gate of Hari (Lord Vishnu)”. Lord Shiva assured the local devotees to protect the town. If a person takes a dip at Harki Paudi and worships Mahakal with devotion, he achieves Shivalok when he passes away, according to the belief. The statue stands 30m tall which looks gigantic.
The Shivapur’s Shivagiri statue is located at Bijapur area which sits atop 85 feet from the ground. The almighty is seen in meditation form and the statue looks serene in itself. This form helps discover the inner self and it has enormous importance for devotees in the state.
The Omkareshwar Temple in Khandwa has one of 12 Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva. The temple is famous also for 26m high Lord Shiva statue which weighs thousands of kilograms. You can get the incredible moonlight view here. You may feel positive vibes coming off the body. This temple remains crowded in Saavan months.
If you have read even a little bit about Lord Shiva, you know that Mt. Kailash is his native place. This mountain is located in Himalayan ranges. It is a snow-capped mountain which is full of lush greens all the year round. The statue stands 144 ft. tall. The temple is located at Sanga of Bhaktapur Dist. Nepal.
The Murudeshwar statue is located at Bhatkal Taluka, in Karnataka. It is India’s tallest Lord Shiva statue. The Arabian Sea coast behind the 123 ft. tall statue gives mesmerizing view of Soaring Ocean. It is the second tallest statue in India which is visited by the disciples of the lord.
Located at Kemp Fort in Bangalore, the 65 feet tall Lord Shiva statue is one of the 10 tallest statues of Lord Shiva worldwide. It is the statue of Lord Shiva in sitting position. It is well decorated with artificial mountains and several small Lord Shiva artifacts in rainbow style.
As the name suggests, Dhyanalinga is a Yogic Temple located around 30 km from Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu which provides eternal feeling to the devotees. It houses religious sculptures and Shiva Lingas. The body of Lord Shiva is built above the waist.
Located just on the banks of Holy Ganges in the city of Allahabad, there is a grand Lord Shiva statue which is known to be the symbol of the city. It is positioned at the holy land of Sangam where holy Kumbh Mela is organized. It is a 33m high statue which features a bull (Nandi) overlooking the statue.
Overlooking Parmarth Niketan Ashram, there is a giant Lord Shiva statue in Yogic position besides the free-flowing waters of Ganga. It is one of the major tourist attractions. Rishikesh is itself a holy town blessed by both Lord Shiva and Goddess Ganga.