Grishneshwar: The Shiva Temple

Grishneshwar, it is one of the 12 Jyotirlinga sanctuary mentioned in Shiva Purana, but it is said that the Grishneshwar is the 12th Jyotirlinga on the earth. This shrine is located at verul, comes near the Daulatabad and lies in Auragabad district in Maharashtra. This temple is built of patterned red stonework in Yadava style. It’s from 18th century. It is the temple of lord Shiva. It is the historic temple, made by attractive carvings and figures of many Gods and Goddess. Inside the temple there is the court hall which is made by 24 pillars. On that pillars attractive carving and painting are there which are amazing. This temple was built by Ahilyabai Holkar. Grishneshwar is also known as Ghushmeswara, Grushmeswara and Kusumeswar. This temple is a nice example of medieval architecture. The idols of God that is Bramha, Vishnu, Ganesha and Shiva are placed inside temple. All the devotees of Hindu rush to the place during Maha Shivratri to get blessings from shrine Jyotirlinga.

Grishneshwar: Shiva Temple


Tip for Visitors: Best time to visit to Grishneshwar during the                                     Maha Shivratri.


Tourist Attraction:

Bhimashankar: Bhimashankar is one of the 5 Jyotirlingas found in Maharashtra.

Trimbakeshwar: It is famous for Trimbakeshwar temple and it is one of the 12 Jyotirlingas.


 How to Reach:

By Air: Aurangabad is a nearest airport, (Daulatabad-Aurangabad: 11km).

By Rail: Aurangabad is a nearest railway station, (Daulatabad-Aurangabad: 11km).

By Road: Regular bus service available to go to Daulatabad from Aurangabad, tourist also take taxis from Aurangabad.


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