Shri ghushmeshwar jyotirlinga(shivalya), is situated at shiwar village of distt Sawai Madhopur, Rajasthan and lies at 3 kms off Isarda railway station along kota-jaipur rail route. It is by its worshippers hailed as 12th Jyotirlinga of loard shiva on the basis of a plethora of evidence deducated from location, folk tales and architectural and geographical facts enshired in ‘ puranas’ legend has it that a Brahmin, by name Sudharma lived in distant past in vicinity of Devagiri hills, whose wife Sudeha, had not been blessed with offspring. She is therefore, got her younger sister Ghushma married to her husband.
Ghushma was a devotee of lord Shiv, whose devotion to Great Loard mahadeva got her
the birth of a son from her husband. Sudeha, her elder sister, got envious of Ghusma’s honour and happiness, which ultimately resulted in assassination of
newly married son of Ghushma whose used to dispose the parthiva Shiv Lingas everyday after worshiping. By the next morning when the bride found the bed os
her mother-in-law. On information Ghushma did not lose her temper and she kept worshiping as usual.
The following day Lord shiva gave his ‘Darshan’ by appearing before Ghushma when she was immersing idols of Lord Shiva after worship. pleased by her devotion
Lord Shiva not only resurrected her son but also granted a boon to her that he would always abide in this place as Ghushmeshwar after the name of Ghushma.