Lord Shiva

Temple History

The Lord Shiva statue at Kachnar City in Jabalpur is 76 feet tall and one of the tallest statues of lord Shiva in sitting posture in India. Kachnar city Lord Shiva statue is situated under open sky and offers beautiful view of The Destroyer, also one of the tallest statues in India.

The statue measured around 76 feet tall equivalent to 23 meters, build under the open-sky on the cavern which have the replicas of lingam (Shiva Lingam) called the “Jyotirlinga”. There are about 12 Jyotirlinga in the caverns on which the Lord Shiva’s idol is build. These 12 Lingam has been collected from various shrines of Lord Shiva throughout the country. Building of Lord Shiva’s idol being in the year 2001 and completed in 2004. By the year 2006, it was made available for the public, tourists and the devotees.

veryday in morning and evening aarti as per Indian mythology is celebrated at 7 am and 7 pm. Where in case of Monday, the day which is dedicated to Lord Shiva and fasting in his reverence and for blessings, the temple authority celebrate Maha Aarti.


Additional Information

In font of Lord Shiva’s statue, the statue of his vehicle “Nandi Maharaj” and jet water from the dreadlocks of Shiva is the major attraction. Another cause of attraction to the Kachnar City and the temple is the regular celebration of “Arti” in the evening which is one of the religious ritual of worship in Hinduism. The temple also have the idols of the Lord Ganesha and Saptarishi which makes the people charmed.

In the reverence of Lord Shiva on the auspicious occasions special religious festival is celebrated annually. Where the devotees across the Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh and India come together to worship and celebrate the auspicious celebrations and to take the blessings of Lord Shiva.

The temple building started in 2001 and completed in 2004 and by 15 Feb, 2006 it was made available for public. The Lord Shiva’s temple in Kachnar City, Jabalpur was build by builder Arun Tiwari.

Jabalpur Airport 20.7 KM, Jabalpur Junction 10.6 KM, Madan Mahal Railway Station 4.9 KM, Nagpur Road Bus Stand 7.1 KM, Bus Stand Jabalpur 8.2 KM. Vijay Nagar bus stop 1.3 KM

Local bus facility is easily available from railway station and bus stands. Sharing private autos are also available for the Temple.
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