Shiva Lingam created by Lord Brahma is in Kethaki Sangameshwara Swamy Temple of Telangana. Kethaki Sangameshwara Swamy Temple is popularly known as Sangameswara Swamy Temple.
The Sangameshwara Swamy Temple, an ancient temple dedicated to Lord Trimurti attracts many visitors throughout the year. Trimurti means combined form of Vishnu, Brahma and Shiva. The famous temple is located in the Jharasangam town in the north-western part of Sangareddy in Medak District in Telangana. The presiding deity in the temple is Lord Trimurti, who is the combined form of Vishnu, Brahma and Shiva.
There are some stories behind the creation of this temple. The temple is said to date back to the ‘Krutha Yuga’. The surya vamsham king, Raja Kupendra had some skin ailments that got cured using the water from the stream flowing through Kethaki Vanam or Kethaki Flower Forest. He had a dream where Lord Sangameshwara had instructed him to construct a sanatorium on a Shiva Lingam in the Kethaki Vanam. The king got the temple constructed right above the Shiva Lingam as per the instructions. This Shiva Lingam was said to be created by Lord Brahma. The stream was also turned into a holy place. It was converted into a Pushkarini and was known as “Astha Theertha Amrutha Gundam” and “Dakshina Kasi”.
It is said that Lord Brahma had visited this place for his meditation after creating the World. There is also the unique tradition of offering the Kethaki leaves to the Shiva Lingam here. These leaves are not offered to the Shiva Lingam elsewhere.
Devotees from all corners of Telangana visit this place for worshipping Lord Trimurti. Devotees from the neighboring states of Karnataka and Maharashtra also visit the temple.
Specialty of this place:
The Shiva Lingam in the temple is believed to be created by Lord Brahma.
Where to stay:
One may not find proper accommodation facilities in Jharasangam village. One has to stay at Hyderabad or Medak Town and reach this place.
Visitors may stay at the budgeted hotels in Medak. Being close to Hyderabad, it also gives an option of staying at Hyderabad.
A few renowned hotels at Medak are Anjagoud Hotels, Green Corner Hotel and Manama Hotel.
How to Reach:
Zaheerabad Railway station is the nearest station. One can get down at Zaheerabad and catch a public bus to Jharasangam
The road transport to Zaheerabad is also very good. There are buses at frequent intervals from Hyderabad to Zaheerabad.
State run buses are available every 40 min to 1 hour from MGBS bus stand to Zaheerabad.
Medak, Jharasangam, Telangana – 502246
Phone: 084512 88321