Nagra Shiv Temple is located about 5Kms from Gondia, Maharashtra. Dating back to the 15th century, the temple is built in the Hemadpanthi style. The temple got its name from the word “Nagra” which has been derived from the name of Lord Nagraj. The amazing structure of the temple stands as a solid proof to the exemplary architectural brilliance of that era. The temple has 16 pillars which stands apart, without any joint. It also believed that there are underground houses beneath the temple. The main temple has a Shiva Linga. The temple complex also houses other temples exclusively devoted to Goddess Durga and Hanuman.
Since the temple is basically a Shiva shrine, the festival of Mahashivaratri is celebrated with much enthusiasm and galore. The temple attracts thousands of devotees every year.
The nearest airport to Nagra Temple is Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport, Nagpur which is 128 km away from this Temple.
The nearest railway station to this temple is the Gondia Railway Station which is approximately 4 km away from Temple.
Gondia is well connected by bus transport to other cities and town of the state.
Nagra Shiv Temple,
Nagra, Gondia District, Maharashtra,
India, Pincode – 441601.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Relief from diseases
- Purchase of vehicles
- Gain Knowledge
Kailaasarana Shiva Chandramouli Phaneendra Maathaa Mukutee Zalaalee Kaarunya Sindhu Bhava Dukha Haaree Thujaveena Shambho Maja Kona Taaree
Meaning -Oh Lord Shiva who is seated on Mount Kailash, where the moon decorates his forehead and the king of serpents crown his head, who is merciful and removes delusion, You alone can protect me. I surrender to thee.
Aum Trayambakam Yajaamahey Sugandhim Pusti Vardhanam Urvaarukamiva Bandhanaath Mrutyor Muksheeya Maamritaat
Meaning -We worship the fragrant Lord Shiva, who has 3 eyes and who cultivates all beings. May He free me from death, for immortality, as even a cucumber is separated from its bond with the vine.
The temple is open from 06:00 am to 09:00 pm on all days.