Post No. 9334

Date uploaded in London – –3 MARCH  2021     

Contact –

Pictures are taken from various sources for spreading knowledge.

this is a non- commercial blog. Thanks for your great pictures.,

There are numerous big Shivlingas in the world especially in India and Nepal. There are both natural Shivlings and manmade Shivlingas. 250 Tamil Priests from Tamil Nadu performed the rituals.

This unique Shivlinga is located at Narasingh Kshetra at Puranigudam in Nagaon in Assam.

  • Height – 126 feet
  • Circumference – 56 feet
  • The temple when completed can seat 5000 people.

The Maha Mrityunjay Temple is the world’s largest Shivalinga with a height of 126-feet.

The construction of the World’s largest Shiva Linga started in 2003 and the
site of the temple is believed to be the very place where guru Shukracharya performed yajna in ancient times.

The festival of Pran Pratishta of Mritunjay temple in Puranigudan, Nagaon will be ending today 25-2-2021 which commenced on 22nd February. On this auspicious and spiritual occasion, Amit Shah, the Union Home Minister visited Assam today to participate in all the rituals and the religious occasion of the festival to take blessing and goodwill from the Almighty.

The Maha Mrityunjay Temple in Puranigudan, Nagaon is now quite renowned for the record of constructing the 126 feet tall Shiva linga which is the largest Shiva Linga in the world.

The construction commenced in the year 2003 which was initiated by Acharya Bhrigu Giri Maharajas this was his place where he used to meditate. As per the mythological beliefs of the Maharaj, during the historic period, Shukracharya, the guru of the Daityas or Asuras performed religious rituals where the temple is situated. The devotees are allowed to worship in the temple from the 26th of February,2021.

Earlier News

  • The Maha Mrityunjay Temple situated in Nagaon, Assam is the world’s largest Shivalinga with a height of 126-feet.
  • The Puja Pran Prathishta Mahotsav of Maha Mrityunjay Temple started on February 22 and will end on February 25. The temple will be open for all the devotees from February 26.
  • The construction of the temple started in 2003 with the help of Acharya Bhrigu Giri Maharaj. Bhrigu Giri Maharaj chose this place after performing meditation. According to the Maharaj, in ancient times, demon guru Shukracharya performed Yagna at the site of the temple.
  • Around 250 priests from Tamil Nadu have come to the temple to perform the Pran Pratishta Yagna.
  • 108 Yagna kundas have been set up and all the arrangements have been made so that all the priests can perform the grand Yagna.

According to a salient priest around two fifty priests, all the way from Tamil Nadu have participated to perform all the rituals of the ceremony. The General Secretary of the temple committee, Jitu Goswami said that it is a great thing that eventually the dreams of the founder of the temple, Acharya Bhrigu Giri Maharaj has been fulfilled as it was his long and earnest wish for this temple. He also thanked everyone for the contribution to build this phenomenal temple and wished everyone’s presence in the temple’s inaugural event.

He also mentioned that huge pavilion (mandaps) are created aside from the temple to accomplish the rituals with 108 kundas and inside the pavilion, all the kundas were placed for all the priest to perform the holy rituals.


tags- Largest Shivalinga, Mrutnjay Temple, Nagaon, Assam