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Pancha Bhoota Stalam - 5 Major Shiva Temples signifying the five elements of nature

Pancha Bhoota Stalam refers to a set of five Hindu temples in South India that are dedicated to Lord Shiva and represent the five elements of nature, namely Water, Fire, Earth, Air, and Space. These temples are:


Jambukeswarar Temple

The Shivalinga, Jambu Lingam, here represents the "Water" element

Arunachaleswarar Temple

The Shivalinga, Jyothi Lingam, here represents "Fire" element

Ekambareswarar Temple

The Shivalinga, Bhumi Lingam, here represents the "Earth" element

Srikalahasti Temple

The Shivalinga, Vayu Lingam, here represents the "Air" element

Thillai Nataraja Temple

The Shivalinga, Akasha Lingam, here represents the "Space" element

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