Even devout pilgrims are drawn to Hyderabad, especially to Srisailam of Hyderabad where stands the much-venerated shrine of Lord Shiva; the shrine of Mallikarjuna. Out of the 12 Jyotirlinga shrines, Mallikarjuna Jyotirling is a divine shrine of Lord Shiva, located on the Nallamalai Hills, 215 kilometers from Hyderabad in Andhra Pradesh. It has been a popular site among Saivites for centuries. Srisailam is a kshetra considered to be very old. It is also referred to as Kashi of the south. The temple is a huge construction that houses Mallikarjuna and Bharmaramba Devi as the presiding deities. Monsoon is the best season to visit this place as the view is spectacular with lush green flora and fauna scattered all over.
The deity is believed to be self-manifested and the Goddess is considered as one of the 18 Mahashaktis. The place is both Jyotirlinga and Shakti Peeth that attracts thousands of devotees from all over the country to atone their past sins and seek blessings. Darshan by a photometric system has helped the devotees to prevent languishing in queues for a long time.
The 4 days and 3 night’s tour includes a divine Darshan of Mallikarjuna and lots of historical sites in Hyderabad that can leave you awestruck. The itinerary can be tailored as per your taste and comfort. This kshetra is well-connected with all the major cities of the country. The closest airport, railway station and bus stand are located at Hyderabad. Embark on this short pilgrimage tour of Mallikarjun to get a unique, soul-elevating experience.