Situated on the slants of the Meru and Naganarayana mountains, Parli is an old and curious town arranged close Brahma, Venu and Saraswati waterways. It is regularly said that if a straight line is drawn between the Kanyakumari and Ujjain, this town would fall on this line and will likewise be unmistakably observed. Situated in this town is the fifth 'jyotirlinga' called the ParliVaidyanath Jyotirlinga; a noteworthy site for the Hindu explorers, this temple is considered as a devout and holy among the Hindus and is gone to by thousads of fans each year.
As indicated by the legends, the Linga in this temple developed while both the devils and the divine beings were endeavoring to secure the 'amrit' nectar and keeping in mind that the evil spirits went ahead to touch the Linga, a fire began blazing out which frightened the evil presences. Notwithstanding, when the genuine enthusiasts of Lord Shakara went ahead, the fire quit offering ascend to a free stream of 'amrit'.