Omkareshwar is a city in Madhya Pradesh in India.
Omkareshawar is about 70 km from Indore city. It is a spiritual place , where two the Jyotrilingh of Shiva’s jyothirling are located.
Omkareshawar is in the Khandwa district in Madhya Pradesh state. Omkareshwar is on the bank of the holy river Narmada. Which is very sacred of river for hindus in India. The temple is located I the Mandatha island on the banks of river Narmada and Kaveri (another tributary of river Narmada). The island is of about 2.6 km2 which can be reached by boat.
The two important temples of Lord Shiva are situated one is Omkareshwar (located on island) second Amareshwar located on southern bank of river Narmada.
How to reach Omkareshwar Jyothirlinga & maheshwar Jyothirlinga
The nearest airport is Indore airport which is 77 km from omkareshwar and 133 km from Ujjain.
Closest Railway Station is at Omkareshwar Road about 12 kms on the Ratlam-Khandwa segment of the Western Railway.
The best way to reach Omkareshwar Jyothirlinga & maheshwar Jyothirlinga
From Indore to Omkareshwar jyothirlinga is southeast to Indore about 77kms and
From Indore to Maheshwar jyothirlinga is southwest to Indore about 130kms
Omkareshwar is a town with many small streets and one of the street is which associates the bus stop with the foot connects crosswise over to the island. Getting around it on foot is essential.
Places to see in Omkareshwar
- Omkareshwar temple,
- Mamleshwar temple,
- Rinmukteshwar temple,
- Gauri Shankar temple,
- Triveni Ghat of Naramada waterway.
Must go for Circumambulation around the Omkareshwar temple. There are many temples that one watches while trekking up the slope.
Shivlings got from River Narmada have uncommon centrality. One must purchase, if conceivable.