Trimbakeshwar, Nashik Maharashtra

Triambakeshwar Jyotirlinga is located 25 km from Nashik, Maharashtra.  It is said that the Jyotirlinga at Triambakeshwar has its three faces representing Lord Brahma, Lord Vishnu and Lord Rudra. The temple is ancient. However, the current structure was renovated in the 18th century… Continue Reading

Bhimashankar

Described in the Dvadasa Jyotirlinga Stotra as “Dakinyam Bheema Shankaram”, Bhimashankar is revered as one of the 12 Jyotirlingas. There are three locations of the Bhimashankar Jyotirlinga that are believed by different believers to be the true location: Bhimashankar Temple, Shiradhon,… Continue Reading

Parali Vaidyanath

Described in the Dvadasa Jyotirlinga Stotra as “Paralyam Vaidyanathancha”, the Parali Vaidyanath is revered as one of the 12 Jyotirlingas. There are three locations of the Parali Vaidyanath Jyotirlinga that are believed by different believers to be the true location: Vaidyanath Jyotirlinga,… Continue Reading

Elephanta Caves

Elephanta Caves

The Elephanta Caves (घारापुरीची लेणी, Gharapurichya Lenee) consists of groups of caves with rock cut architecture built between 5th and 8th centuries, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The place was originally called Gharapuri. The caves are a delight, having sculptures depicting various scenes  including Trimurti – Panchmukhi Shiva, Shiva slaying Andhakasur,… Continue Reading