SHIVRATRI SPECIAL: 5 SHIVA TEMPLES OUTSIDE INDIA

New Delhi, March 5: Devotees of Shiva can be found everywhere throughout the planet. For this same reason, the absolute most superb Temples outside India have been built for Shiva.

We have for you today a rundown of wonderful Shiva Temples located outside INDIA.

-Shiva Vishnu Temple in South Florida, USA The temple was established in 1993; the design depends on the vaasthu and agama shastras.

-Shiva Temple in Zurich, Switzerland  The temple houses a shivalinga and also the statues of Nataraja and Shakthi. The complex likewise houses two extremely very well-carved statues of Nandi.

-Katasraj Temple in Chakwal, Pakistan Devotees hold that two pools inside the temple complex were made by Shiva's tears. Pandavas are accepted to have invested a long energy here amid their exile. Later, Lord Krishna is said to have introduced a hand-made shivalinga here.  The present day temple was constructed around 9 centuries ago.

-Arulmigu Sri Raja Kaliamman Temple in Johor Baru, Malaysia The land on which this beautiful temple stands today was gifted to the Indians by the Sultan of Johore.  In the primary sanctum, 3, 00,000 rudraksha beads have been pasted on the wall.

-Mukti Gupteshwar Temple in Minto, Australia This ethnic temple in Australia holds the 13th jyotirlinga. The last jyotirlinga was gifted by the King of Nepal Birendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev to Australia in 1999.  It is a man-made cave temple. In the primary sanctum you will locate a deep vault, which has a large number of notes with 'Om Namah Shivaya' composed on them.