Thursday, January 12, 2017

Beautiful Photos Of Bhimashankar Jyotirlinga, Pune


Bhimashankar Temple Jyotirlinga is situated in the ghat region of the Sahyadri hills in the village of Bhavagiri, 50-km north west of Khed, near Pune in Maharashtra. Bhima Shankar Temple lies on the banks of the river Bhima. Bhimashankar is also the source of the river Bhima, which flows southeast and merges with the Krishna River near Raichur. Bhimashankar is approx 127 km from Pune (or 200 km from mumbai). The route to Bhimashankar is via Manchar.the second route is from rajgurunagar via vada. One can go to this place, full of natural beauty and lovely scenery, and be back to Pune in one day. Bhimashankar is a good paradise for nature lovers, trekkers, jungle lovers and bird watchers. It is recommended to visit the place for at least 2/3 days. The best seasons to go to Bhimashankar are monsoon and winter. There is a beautiful temple of Lord Shiva which is one of the 12 Jyotirlingas in India. Lord Shankara after getting angry, killed Rakshas Tripurasura. After killing the demon, the Lord sat down on the Sahayadri Mountains to take some rest. It is then, when the sweat from his body started flowing and turned into the Bhima River. On request from Devas, Lord Shiva stayed on these mountains in the form of Jyotirlinga.

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  3. Bhimashankar is home to one of the 12 Jyotirlinga Temples of Lord Shiva. Bhimashankar is visited by guests on the Jyotirlinga and Ashtavinayak Pilgrimage. Explore all about Bhimashankar temple.

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