island temple can be reached by boats from the township. There is
also a birdge connecting the temple with the town. The temple
containing the Omkareswar Jyotirlinga
is fairly a big one with high spires and is built in the North
Indian style. There are other shrines dedicated to Sri Annapurna
Devi and Panchamukha Ganapathy. The bathing ghats resembling those
of famous Kasi facilitate easy bath for the visiting devotees. The
shops and vendors supply the needed pooja materials. Of the many
that meet the eye here, the countless granite Sivalingas of all
sizes merit mention. They are of different sizes and sold in shops,
on the pavements and all along the flight of stairs leading to
temples. Almost all visitors buy them for worship in their houses,
due to a fantastic belief current here. Sanctified by several holy
occurrences, this place perches rightly a covetable place on the
pilgrim map of India.
is accessible by train or bus from Ujjaini. And the nearest rail
head is Mortakka and from there half an hour bus journey takes one
to the temple direct.
further towards the Arabian sea, we reach Somanath that immortal
thirtha kshetra where Somanathalinga, standing the ravages of
Mlechchas is backoning Bhaktakoti for showering mukti of any type.