Maharashtra Shiva Temple Tour
Lord Shiva or Mahadve - The Great God , The God of Yogis , is responsible for change in both form of death & destruction and in the positive sense destroying the Ego or the false identification with the Form. Lord Shiva is conceived in his unborn , invisible form as the Shiva Lingam , the symbol is worshipped in evey Hindu Temple & Home. Maharashtra is famous for 5 Jyotirlinga Temple or Panch Jyotirlinga - Jyotirlinga are the 12 special shrines dedicated to Shiva .A Jyotirlinga is a shrine where Lord Shiva,is worshipped in the form of a Jyotirlingam or Lingam of Light,There are Twelve Jyotirlinga Temples in various parts of India . Mumbai has two important Shiva Temple, Babulnath & Bhuleshwar Shiva Temple and then you can visit Triambakeshwar Jyotirlinga near Nashik , Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple in Ellora , Aundha Nagnath in Aundh District, Parli Vaijnath in parli & Bhimashankar Jyotirlinga Temple about 2 hrs drive from Pune.
Day 01 - Start from Mumbai to visit Babulnath Temple in Mumbai (This temple is Situated near Girgaum Chowpatty. Babulnath Temple Shiva Linga and Idols were originally consecrated in the 12th century by the then Hindu king Raja Bhimdev of the region.) after Darshan move to visit Walkeshwar Temple (It is also known as the Baan Ganga Temple, is a temple dedicated to the Hindu god, Shiva located in Walkeshwar, near Malbar Hill neighborhood, in South Mumbai precinct of the city of Mumbai). Overnight stay in Mumbai.
Day 02 - Morning proceed to Nashik visit Triambakeshwar Jyotirlinga temple and also visit Nashik temple visit Panchvati temples Sita Gufa, Kapileswar temple, Kalaram temple, and Panchvati Muktidham temple . Please Note for Panchvati temple visit Car will be parked near Godavari Ghat and you will need to take a Rickshaw and a guide and visit all the temples within a radius of 1.5 Kms as car cannot go inside small lanes. And move to Shirdi – Night halt in Aurangabad .
Day 03 -Early morning visit Aundha Nagnath Jyotirlinga Temple Proceed to Parli Vaijnath Jyotirlinga temple return to Aurangabd overnight stay in Aurangabad.
Day 04 -Post breakfast proceed to Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple - and move to Pune – Night halt in Pune
Day 04 -Early morning proceed to visit Bhimashankar Jyotirlinga Temple. overnight stay in Bhimashankar or move to Pune for night stay Night halt in Pune.
Day 06 - Morning proceed to visit Bhuleshwar Shiva Temple (45 kilometres from Pune and 10km from Pune Solapur highway from Yawat) after darshan start to Mumbai. Reach Mumbai by late evening & Tour Ends .