The Mahabaleshwara Temple of Gokarna is of extreme religious importance for the Hindus. The temple is at a location facing the Arabian Sea has become a point of attraction for the devotees of lord Shiva.
This temple has gained a lot of attention due to the “Pranalinga” also known as “Atma Lingam”, a black stone which is a manifestation of lord Shiva. As you step in this sacred place, you are imbued with the essence of the spirituality from the pious environment. You may find the devotees indulged into religious practices like shaving their heads, bathing in the Arabian sea and then paying obeisance to the “Pranalinga”. The impact of this aesthetic temple is such that the devotees are bestowed with blessing just by paying a visit. This temple is a must visit for the people who wish to plunge into the pool of blessings from the divine Lord Shiva.