Trimbakeshwar : Nashik

One of 12 Jyotirlinga

Trimbakeshwar NashikTrimbakeshwar or Trimbak is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas in India. The Sinhastha Kumbha Mela takes place here once in twelve years. It is located just 28 kms from Nashik. The unique feature of the Jyotirlinga at Trimbak is that there are three faces to it. These represent Lord Brahma, Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva. Trimbakeshwar is also the place where Godavari river originates from the Bramhagiri mountains.

There is also the Kushavarta Kund, the place from where river Godavari takes its course. It is believed that a dip in the kund wipes off the all the sins. This is associated to the tale of sage Gautam who committed a sin of murdering a cow and by taking bath here wiped off his sin. The other significance of Trimbak are : a place of the first Nath of Nath Sampradaya including Gorakhnath, a place where Nivrittinath was made to imbibe the holy knowledge by his Guru Gahininath, nearby to Anjneri – the birthplace of Hanumanji.

Trimbak is famous for many religious rituals (vidhis)like Narayan Nagbali, Kalsarpa Shanti, Tripindi vidhi. It is well connected to the nearby cities like Nashik & Mumbai. The State Transport buses & taxis ply frequently between Nasik – Trimbakeshwar. The nearest railway station being that at Nashik.

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