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Trimbakeshwar : One Of Twelve Jyotirlingas

Trimbakeshwar is one of the holy places of not only Maharashtra but the whole India is near Nashik. Trimbakeshwar is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas in India. The following verse shall explain the importance of this sacred place and the next one gives names of the Twelve Jyotirlingas in India. buy replica rolex watches This says that anybody who visits Tryambakeshwar attains salvation. There is no sacred place like Tryambakeshwar, no river like Godavari, no mountain like Brahmagiri etc. The reasons for its being so sacred are Godavari river originates in this place, its a place of Tri-Sandhya Gayatri, the birth place of Lord Ganesha, a place of the first Nath of Nath replica breitling cheap Sampradaya consisting of Gorakhnath and others, a place where Nivrittinath was made to imbibe the holy knowledge by his Guru Gahininath, a place where Nivrittinath made his brothers and sister attain the self by his preaching. This is the holiest place to perform Shraddha ceremony. Nirnaya Sindhu - a religious book of Hindus, mentions that this place, where Sahyadri mountain and Godavari river exist is very purifying on the whole earth and is therefore very important for performing Shraddha ceremony.

Religious Festivals

Sinhastha Kumbha Mela

Once in twelve years when Bruhaspati or Jupiter is in Sinha Rashi (zodiac sign Leo). Nashik-Trimbakeshwar Simhastha is a Hindu religious mela held every 12 years in the Nashik district of Maharashtra, India. The name of the festival is also transliterated as Sinhastha or Singhastha. It is one of the four fairs traditionally recognized as Kumbha Melas, and is also known as Nashik-Trimbak Kumbha Mela or Nashik Kumbha Mela.The fair involves ritual bathing on the banks of Godavari river, at the Trimbakeshwar Shiva Temple (in Trimbak) and the Ram Kund in Nashik.

Godavari Day

In the month of Magha (February) - the first twelve days of bright moon.
The Godavari River descends from its origin in the Brahmagiri Hill and merges into the Kushavarta Tirtha.The Godavari is India's second longest river after the Ganga. The river has been revered in Hindu scriptures for many millennia and continues to harbour and nourish a rich cultural heritage.The Godavari originates in the Western Ghats of central India near Nashik in Maharashtra, 80 km (50 mi) from the Arabian Sea. It flows for 1,465 km.

Nivruttinath Yatra

Three days in Pausha - sometime in January.
This simple shrine with a narrow, colourful dome houses the samadhi of Sant Nivrutti Nath (1195-1219), who was the older brother of one of Maharashtra’s most famous saints, Sant Dynaneshwar. Nivrutti Nath was the first to achieve sainthood in the Varkari sampradaya (tradition), and he guided all his three siblings, including the eventually more famous Dnyaneshwar, besides Sopan and Muktabai, along the path to spiritual enlightenment.


On the 13th day of Krishna paksha of the month Magha - some time in March. Mahashivaratri Festival is celebrated with devotion and religious fervor on the moonless 14th night of the new moon in the Hindu month of Phalgun. Devotees observe fast all through the day and night of Shivaratri in honor of Lord Shiva and pay a visit to Shiva temples. Ritual bath of Shiva Lingam with milk, water, honey etc is also performed by the devotees as a part of the tradition. Many believe that Shivaratri Festival marks the wedding day of Lord Shiva and Parvati. However, according to some legends, it was on the auspicious night of Shivaratri that Lord Shiva performed the ‘Tandava’, the dance of the primal creation, preservation and destruction.

Rathayatra of Trimbakeshwar God

In the month of Magha (February) - the first twelve days of bright moon.

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The place from where river Godavari takes its course. A dip in this sacred river wipes off the sins, is the belief of people. The sage Gautam committed a sin of murdering a cow and by taking bath in this river, wiped off his sin.


The first peak of Sahyadri is called Brahmadri. The story associated with this is that Shankar was pleased with Brahmadev and said “ I shall be known by your name”. Hence it is called as Brahmagiri.


This is where the Godavari makes an appearance for the first time after it emerges from its source a top the Brahmagiri Hill. Gangadwar is half way to Brahmagiri mountain. There is a temple of Ganga.

Neel Parvat

Shreemant Seth Kapol has built about 200 steps. On the summit is the temple of Nilamba Matamba Devi (Nilambika), further on is an ancient temple of Nilkantheshwar Mahadev and an idol of Parashuram.

Bilwa Tirth

Bilwa Tirtha is to the north of Nila mountain. It is one of the five tirthas. There is a temple of Bilvakeshwar Mahadev built by Naro Vinayak Gogte in 1738 at a cost of Rs. 25,000.00.

Gautam Tirth

Gautam Tirtha is to the south of the Ganges and the Trimbakeshwar temple. Varun being pleased with Gautam gave this tirtha as a permanent source of water.

Indra Tirth

Indra Tirtha is to the east and near Kushavarta. This is known as Shakra-Kupa for Indra wiped off his curse given by sage Gautama for enjoying Ahilya, by a bath in this tirtha.

Ahilya Sangam Tirth

To force Gautam to give up his penance, a friend of Ganga named Jatila took the form of Ahilya, Gautam’s wife. Gautam could make it out and cursed her to be transformed into a river.

Nivruttinath Temple

The temple of Shree Nivruttinath is near Gangadwar Sampradaya consisting of Gorakhnath and others. Nivruttinath was made to imbibe the holy knowledge by his Guru Gahininath.