Jaleshwar Temple stands out as an important temple dedicated to Lord Shiva at Maheshwar. The temple houses a deity worshipped as God of Water. The Jaleshwar Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and was constructed based on the legend that Lord Shiva protected the earth from River Ganga’s impact when she fell on earth from heaven. The temple is the abode of a “lingam” that is being worshipped since a very long time.
The architecture is undoubtedly exemplary. The temple has towering spires. The carvings are unique. The exceptions are the carved overhanging balconies which give the temple a different look altogether. There, within its premises, prevails a peaceful environment apt for the devotees to worship Lord Shiva as the God of Water.