Kaleshwaram is a village located in Mahadevpur Mandal in Jayashankar Bhupalpally district, Telangana. Kaleshwaram is a place where the juncture of the rivers Godavari and its Pranahita tributary takes place.
One can reach Kaleshwaram from Hyderabad, Warangal, Parkal, Karimnagar, Manthani, Godavarikhani, and Peddapalli by bus. One has to request Dewasthanam officials at least one month in advance to get access to Laksha Bilwapatri Pooja at Kaleshwaram.
Kaleshwaram temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple is significant because the two Shiva Lingas are found on a single pedestal. These Linga are named Lord Shiva and Lord Yama.
Kaleshwara Mukteswara Swamy Temple
Collectively, the Shiva Lingas are known as Kaleshwara Mukteswara Swamy. Kaleshwaram is one of the three Shiva temples mentioned in Trilinga Desham, or “Land of Three Lingas.”
Many tourists visit here to offer their prayers to lord shiva especially during Karthika Moth of the Indian Calendar usually between November and December.
Holy baths are held during 6-17 December. People who bathe here in the lake, first visit Lord Ganesha, then pray to Lord Yama and then to Lord Shiva.
Kaleshwaram is the site of the famous Shiva temple called “Kaleswara Muktheswara Swamy”. It is on the border of the Indian states of Telangana and Maharashtra.
Kaleswaram is also called Dakshina Triveni Sangamam, as two rivers meet here along with a third, the illusionary flow of Antarvaahini. It is said that a long time ago one of the Vaishyas had performed abhisheka to Kaleswara.
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