Jyotirlinga - Shiva temples of Trimbakeshwar, Bhimashankar and Grishneshwar - Bangalore

Wednesday, 2 March 2011

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Jyotirlinga : Jyotirlinga are set of 12 Shiva Temples spread all over India and considered holiest for Shiva devotees. Trimbakeshwar near Nashik, Bhimashankar, Off Pune and Grishneshwar near Ellora caves are three temples in Maharashtra. To add to this there is also Nagnath at Aundha and Parli Baidyanath that are considered by many one of the Jyotirlingas.
How to Visit : These three temples are best visited as a part of Itinerary (ex-Pune or Ex-Mumbai or Nashik) as depicted under
ex-Pune or Ex-Mumbai
Day 1: Start from Mumbai to Trimbakeshwar (About 150 kms and 200 kms from Pune). After darshan reach Aurangabad by evening (About another 200 kms).
Day 2: Start from Aurangabad for Grishneshwar near Ellora Caves. After Darshan proceed to Shirdi (144 kms from Aurangabad). Shirdi Sai Baba Temple Darshan in the evening. Overnight at Shirdi
Day 3: From Shirdi visit Bhimashankar. Bhimashankar is about 150 kms from Shirdi and 130 kms from Pune or 220 kms from Mumbai.
Optional Extensions
Aundha Nagnath Temple near Nanded is also considered as a Jyotirlinga Temple. Above Itinerary can be modified further (by adding 1 more night) to include Aundha Nagnath Temple. Guest can also visit the famous Gurudwara at Nanded alongwith Aundha Nagnath Temple.
Parli Baidyanath Temple at Parli in Dist. Beed (130 kms before Nanded) is also considered one of the Jyotirlinga Temples by many.
To cover above extensions following route is recommended.
Starting from Nashik
Day 1 : Arrival at Nashik. Visit Trimbakeshwar. Overnight at Nashik or Sinnar.
Day 2 ; Shani Shinganapur - Shirdi and overnight at Bhimashankar (300+ kms
Day 3 : Bhimashankar - Nanded via Parli (350+ kms
Day 4: Visit Aundha and then transfer to Aurangabad (360 kms
Day 5- Visit Grishneshwar (30 kms) and return back to Mumbai/ Pune or any onward destination.
Starting from Mumbai/Pune and ending at Aurangabad
Day 1 : Arrival at Mumbai/Pune- Transfer to Bhimashankar (65 kms from Pune and 240 kms from Mumbai). Overnight at Bhimashankar
Day 2 : Transfer to Nashik (160 kms). Trimbakeshwar visit. Overnight at Nashik or Sinnar.
Day 3 ; Shani Shinganapur - Shirdi and overnight at Ahmadnagar (Total about 300 kms
Day 4 : Ahmadnagar- Nanded (250 kms) via Parli Baidyanath Temple. Overnight at Nanded.
Day 5: Visit Aundha and then transfer to Aurangabad (Total about 360 kms), Overnight at Aurangabad.
Day 6- Visit Grishneshwar (30 kms). Back to Mumbai/Pune or any onward destination.
Starting from Pune and ending at Pune/Mumbai
Day 1 : Arrival at Pune- Transfer to Bhimashankar (65 kms). Overnight at Bhimashankar
Day 2 : Bhimashankar to Shirdi. Do Saibaba temple darshan (215 kms) and Transfer to Ahmednagar (90 kms). Overnight at Ahmednagar
Day 3 : Ahmadnagar- Nanded (250 kms) via Parli Baidyanath Temple. Overnight at Nanded.
Day 4: Visit Aundha and then transfer to Aurangabad (Total about 360 kms), Overnight at Aurangabad.
Day 5- Visit Grishneshwar (30 kms) and transfer to Trimbakeshwar (200 kms). Overnight at Nashik.
Day 6 - Back to Mumbai/Pune or any onward destination.
Accommodation options - Pune - Bhimashankar - Nashik - Aurangabad - Nanded - Ahmadnagar - Shirdi
Note: Transport ex-Mumbai or Ex-Pune or ex-Nashik or ex-Aurangabad can be arranged for the above.
Seasonality - This circuit could be done all round the year. Temples get local visitors coming on Sundays and devotee numbers multiple during holiday season (Deewali, Christmas, Long weekends and Summer Vacation) and therefore its important to provide more time for Darshan during these. During rest of the periods temples are easy to access and devotees can spend more time praying / meditating.
Access : Mumbai is well connected with rest of India by Rail and Air and is one of the two major arrival points (alongwith Delhi) for those coming into India. Pune is well connected with most major cities in India by Rail and Air. Guests may however choose to arrive at Nashik, Manmad, Jalgaon or Aurangabad based on train connections (itinerary can be altered to suit time and place or arrival).
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Temple Tour Jyotirlinga Temples Maharashtra: Introduction
Bhimashankar, one of the twelve Jyotirlingas, can certainly be termed as a Pilgrim Paradise. The dense forests surrounding the high ranges also play an abode to the rare species of flora and fauna. Situated at the extreme end of the Sahayadri Ranges, this place gives a wonderful view of the world around you, the forts, the rivers and the hill stations around.
Tryambakeshvar literally means the abode of the three eyed one i.e. Lord Shiva, is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas (self emanated lingas). It is situated in the eastern spur of the Sahyadri and is 30 Kms. away from the pilgrimage center, Nashik. It is also a place of origin of Godavari
Grishneshwar is an ancient pilgrimage site revered as the abode of one of the 12 Jyotirlingas of Shiva. It is located at a distance of 11 km from Daulatabad near Aurangabad in Maharashtra. The Lord is also known by several names like Kusumeswarar, Ghushmeswara, Grushmeswara, and Grishneswara
Paithan Located on the Bank of Godawari, Saint Eknath Maharaj Shrine. Tere is Dnyaneshwar Garden Around the Jaikwadi Dam. Also famous for Paithani sarees.
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