Shiva is addressed by diverse names. Jageshwara is only a version
of Yogisvara (Lord of Yogis). Most of the shrines at Jageshwar portray Shiva with
his varied names like Mahamrityunjaya, Nilakantheshvara, Dandeshavara etc.
The other temples are dedicated to Surya (the Sun God), Navadurga (nine manifestations
of the goddess Durga), Kalika, Pushtidevi and Kubera. Built by professional builders
in the name of Shaivism, they belonged to the Lakulish sect. The jyotirlinga at
Jageshwar is visited by thousands of Shiva devotees who come to offer prayers during