Eklingji Temple Kailashpuri

Eklingji Temple is one of the most famous temples of Rajasthan. Located in the town of Eklingji (Kailashpuri), the place got its popular name from the temple. Eklingji Temple is positioned at a distance of 22 km in the north of Udaipur, on the national highway no. 8. Eklingnath Temple is dedicated to the Lord Shiva of the Hindu religion. Initially, the temple was built in 734 A.D. by Bappa Rawal. Since that time, Eklingji has been the ruling deity of Mewar rulers. In the later years, it was repaired and modified by various Kings, to clean the remnants of obliteration made by the attacks of Mohammedans.

Ek means 'one’ while ling means 'lingam or the life-giving a phallic symbol of Lord Shiva'. This temple is situated at the bank of the Indersagar Lake has near about 108 shrines and comes within its walls.

The main shrine is a double storied building and designed with carved tower and pyramidal styled roof. Inside the complex, the main structured has a pyramid style structure and further supported by hefty pyramidal roof. On entering the temple a silver image of Nandi will welcome you to the deity of Lord Shiva. There are two other images of Nandi that are located in the temple in black stone and brass respectively. In the middle of the temple, a striking four-faced idol of Eklingji, made of black marble is located whose height is near about 50 feet and its four faces depict four forms of Lord Shiva. The east facing part recognised as Surya, west-facing part is Lord Brahma, the north facing part is Lord Vishnu and the south facing part is Rudra. And it is further garlanded by the silver snake, acquires major attraction of the people.

Shri Eklingji Lord Shiva Temple Visiting Time

4.30 am to 7.00 am in the morning

10.30 am to 1.30 pm in the noon

5.00 pm to 7.30 pm in the evening

Sri Eklingnath Temple Entry Fees

There is no entry fee asked to enter the temple.

Note: The darshan timings might change during festivals and special days.