The Mahabaleshwar Temple, Gokarna is a 4th century CE Hindu sanctuary situated in Gokarna, Uttara Kannada region, Karnataka state, India which is worked in the established Dravidian engineering style. It is a site of religious journey. The sanctuary faces the Karwar city shoreline on the Arabian Sea in which Hindu travelers scrub before visiting the sanctuary for love. The sanctuary is considered as blessed as the Shiva sanctuary at Varanasi Kashi in North India on the banks of the Ganges River. Subsequently, the Mahabaleshwar sanctuary, Gokarna is known as the Dakshin "Kasi of the south".
The sanctuary exalts the Pranalinga "the truth of God which can be caught by the psyche" likewise called Atmalinga or Shiva Linga. In legend, it is said that the god of the sanctuary will present massive favors to fans, even to the individuals who just impression it. The sanctuary is one of the seven consecrated Muktikshetras or Muktistala "spots of salvation" in Karnataka. It is where numerous Hindus of Karnataka perform obsequies demise ceremonies for their withdrew. The six different Muktikshetras in Karnataka are at Udupi, Kollur, Subrahmanya, Kumbasi, Koteshvara and Sankaranarayana.