Nagnath Jyotirlinga is one of the twelve Jyotirlinga shrines mentioned in the Shiva mythology. Nagesh is famous as the first Jyotirlinga on the earth. An unique thing for this that one would find in the infrastructure of this temple is the idol of Nandi. The Idol of Nandi is increasing its beauty on the back side of the temple. It is unique as well as contradictory in the sense that traditionally Nandi is always supposed to be located on the front side of temple. And Nagnath Jyotirlinga has the great attraction for tourists as pilgrims from all over India.
Firstly, there’s an interesting story behind this contradiction. As per the legend, a saint named Namdev along with his companions was enchanting psalms in front of the temple. That time, the senior priests of temple scolded them and instructed to enchant their prayers on the backyard of temple. Because, their enchanting were disturbing their routine prayer. The innocent Namdev did as instructed.
But this incident didn’t pass through the eyes of Neelkanth. And in order to teach lesson to the haughty priests revolved the temple pinning its direction to the Namdev.
This temple is looking to manageable distance from city center and taxi services are available all time for easy conveyance. You can hire a cab or book a taxi from the online car rental company over the internet. From any corner of the country and the world as well, if visiting here, you can easily make a car hire from Rajkot to Nagesh Jyotirlinga and Porbandar to Nagesh Jyotirlinga.
Approximately 114km from porbandar to Nagesh Jyotirlinga is the major charm for the taxi booking there. Whether for local or outstation taxi, you need to only the double clicking of the Internet and you will get the cab services at your right location within an hour. And you can make your travel for this pilgrims point amazing and interesting.