Shravan 2022: 1100 years old is the place of the city deity of Ahmedabad! Know the glory of Karnmukteshwar Dham

In the auspicious month of Shravan (Shravan 2022), Shiva temples across Ahmedabad are resonating with the sound of Har Har Mahadev. But, do you know which is the oldest Shiva temple in the city of Ahmedabad, located in the center of Gujarat? The oldest Shiva temple in Ahmedabad is the temple of Karnamukteswar Mahadev. Karnamukteshwar […]
 


Shravan 2022: 1100 years old is the place of the city deity of Ahmedabad!  Know the glory of Karnmukteshwar Dham

In the auspicious month of Shravan (Shravan 2022), Shiva temples across Ahmedabad are resonating with the sound of Har Har Mahadev. But, do you know which is the oldest Shiva temple in the city of Ahmedabad, located in the center of Gujarat? The oldest Shiva temple in Ahmedabad is the temple of Karnamukteswar Mahadev. Karnamukteshwar present in Sarangpur area of ​​Ahmedabad is the oldest Maheshwar in this city. According to the belief, Karnamukteshwar Mahadev has been present in this city for about 1100 years. And he is worshiped as the Nagara deity of Ahmedabad.

historical fiction

According to historical information, there used to be a kingdom named Ashavalli here. In the year 957, Patnapati Karnadev Solanki defeated King Ashabhila of Ashavalli and founded the city of Karnavati here. It was he who built the Karnasagar lake, which is today famous as Kankaria. And at the same time, Karneshwar Mahadev established this city as a protector. The same Karneshwar Mahadev is famous today as Karnmukteshwar. So is the legend. The coronation of Bal Siddharaj also took place at this place. The Shivling of Karnamukteshwar looks a little different from other Shivlings. There is a hole on the Shivling. Actually this hole itself is telling the historical grandeur of this place. It is said that at the time of the establishment of the Shivling, a real gem was placed on it. Of course, that gem has been lost over time.

religious ceremony in shravan

This 1100 year old Shivdham has historical importance. But, the yagyas performed here along with the chanting of Vedic mantras make this place even more divine. Devotees come to this place of Mahadev to perform rituals like Lagrudri or Maharudri. Mahapuja is organized in Karnamukteshwar Dham on occasions like Shravan month and Shivratri. In which special worship of Bhaktavatsal Bholenath is done. Devotees come here from far and wide to see this city deity of Ahmedabad.

kamnapurti karnamukteshwar

There is a popular belief that happiness and prosperity can be attained only by the darshan of Lord Karnamukteshwar Mahadev. It is also discussed in the eyes of the people that today Ahmedabad is progressing slowly with the blessings of Karnamukteshwar Mahadev. And that is why the place of Karnamukteshwar Medhav is surrounded by his devotees whether it is Shravan month or Monday or any other day. Maheshwar is the one who bestows blessings on everyone. It is said that Karnamukteshwar Mahadev is the one who fulfills everyone’s wishes.