Vedicfolks Signature Ritual: Jyothirlinga Series of Homam
Let Lord Shiva Shower You With Lots of Abundant Knowledge, Wisdom and Longevity
This temple is located in western coast of Gujarat. It is first among the twelve jyotirlinga shrine of Lord Shiva. It is the most important and famous pilgrimage as well as a tourist spot in gujarat. It is said that, this temple was reconstructed several times in the past after being destroyed. The site of Somnath has always been a pilgrimage site from the ancient times and is said to be Triveni Sangam.
The story behind the temple is that Soma, the Moon god, lost his lustre due to a curse from his father-in-law and he bathed in the sarasvati river at this temple to regain the beauty. Today, the place where chandra worshipped Lord Shiva is known as Somnath which means "Lord of the Moon". It is believed that moon is the brightest in this place. There is a pool which was created by the Deva in the past, it is said that if the devotees dip in this pool will get rid of all the sins. The name of the town Prabhas, denoting Lustre, and other names Someshvar & Somnath arises from this traditonal tale. This temple is located at such a place where there is no land in a straight line between Somnath seashore until Antartica. Somnath temple is till today in the Chaulukya style of architecture. It is said that this temple was destroyed and rebuilt 16 times. Being the First Jyotirlinga, this is very powerful for the devotees who worship with a pure heart, the person get rid of all the sins & will attain salvation after death.
Vedicfolks will invoke Lord Somnath on this auspicious Pradosham day as part of the Jyothirlinga series of Homam to one of the twelve most powerful jyotirlingam in the country. The ritual is dedicated to Lord Shiva and provides relief from all the sorrows and miseries. Worshipping Lord Somnath with pure heart will relieve one from sins and provide moksha after death. By performing this puja the devotees are blessed with abundant knowledge, wisdom and longevity and destroy all the mental stress and grant peace and harmony in the persons life.