Thursday, December 25, 2008


Trimbakeshwar or Tryambakeshwar or Trambakeshwar is an ancient Hindu temple in the town of Trimbak, in the Nashik District of MaharashtraIt ,is one of the twelve Jyotirlingaas.
TrimbakeshwarIt is located at the source of the Godavari River.The Godavari River originates from Bramhagiri mountains.Kusavarta, a kund is considered the symbolic origin of the river Godavari, and revered by Hindus as a sacred bathing place. The extraordinary feature of the Jyotirlinga located here is its three faces embodying Lord Brahma, Lord Vishnu and Lord Rudra.
Yaksha at Trimbak templeThe work of constructing the present temple of Trimbakeshwar was begun by Shrimant Balaji Bajirao alias Nanasahib Peshawe in 1755 in the first half of the Margashirsha month (around December) and was completed in 1786. It took 31 years to construct the temple and the cost of 16 lacs then. There are three ?Linga? of the size of a thumb and they are called as Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh - the creator, the organizer and the destroyer. These lingas are natural ( emerged naturally )Water of Ganges flows over the Linga of Shiva.The deity is worshipped here thrice a day and an additional worship with flowers at pradosha time.

How to Reach :
Road : 28 km from the city of Nashik. From Mumbai it is around 180Km.
Rail : Nearest railhead is Nashik Road 38 kms on Central Railway.
Air : Nearest airport is Nashik 39 kms.

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