19 August 2009

Jyotirlinga Sthalams/Temples - Triyambakeshwar Temple

The Triyambakeshwarar temple is located in the Triyambak town near Nasik, Maharashtra. The temple is in the Indo Aryan style. The temple structure with excellent adornments of idols and sculptures, is surrounded by a massive stone wall. There is a huge bull in front of the temple & another marble Nandi is seen on the inside. The sculptural adornments continues even to the garbagriha with human, animals and yakshas carved . From the Jyotir Lingam at the centre of the garbagriha, trickles the Ganges continuously throughout the year. Sometimes, it is said flames issue forth as also a rumbling sound.
Rathayatra of Trimbakeshwar - On the full moon day of the month Kartika , called Tripuri Paurnima- sometime in November
On How to Get there: By Air - Nearest airport is Nashik 39 kms. By Rail - Nearest railhead is Nashik Road 44 kms on Central Railway. By Road - Bombay - Trimbakeshwar 180 kms. Nashik - Trimbakeshwar 28 kms. State Transport buses ply between Nashik - Trimbakeshwar frequently.

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