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Trimbakeshwar Jyotirlinga Temple @ Trimbak (Maharashtra)


Trimbakeshwar Jyotirlinga Temple @ Trimbak (Maharashtra) - By Drifter Baba

त्रयंबकेश्वर ज्योर्तिलिंग - Trimbakeshwar Jyotirlinga Temple: Trimbakeshwar Jyotirlinga Temple is one of 12 Jyotirlinga in India. It is an ancient Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. It has references in Shiva Puran. The Linga has three cuts in it and they are considered as Brahma, Vishnu, and Mahesh (Shiva). It is also believed that River Godavari flows just below the linga touching the bottom part of it.

This temple is located in Trimbak in Nashik District in Maharashtra.  The current temple was built by Nana Saheb Baji Rao Peshwa. The origin of the Godavari river is just a few kilometers from the temple. 

The temple is located between three hills called Brahmagiri, Nilagiri, and Kalagiri. It is one of the very important pilgrimages for Hindus and one of the best tourist destinations near Nashik in Maharashtra.


Trimbakeshwar Jyotirlinga Temple  Timing:  

  • General Darshan -05:30 AM to 09:00 PM (Every Day)
  • The Mangal Aarti -  5:30 AM to 06:00 AM.
  • Special Rituals like Rudrabhishek, Mrityunjaya Mantra, and Laghurudrabhishek, etc - 7:00 AM to 9 AM.
  • The Madhyana Pooja or the Noon Pooja happens at 01:00 PM.
  • The Sandhya Pooja or the Sayam Pooja is performed at 07:00 PM – 09:00 PM.

Best time to visit: All time. During the summer, it's very hot.


Entry Fees:  No entry fee. You have to pay only if you want to perform special rituals.



Trimbakeshwar Jyotirlinga Temple 

Shrimant Peshwe Path, Trimbak, Maharashtra 422212 (INDIA)


Special occasion:

Devotees visit in large number every day but you will find more crowds on below days as so many people visit Trimbakeshwar Jyotirlinga during this period. 

  • Shivratri
  • Shravana Masa
  • Ram Navami
  • Every Monday

On every Monday of the month, a procession is carried out in a Palki, which carries the silver Panch Mukhi Mukhota from the Trimbakeshwar Temple to the Kushavarta tank and back. The Golden Crown of Lord Shiva can be seen every Monday at 4:30 PM.

Places to visit in & around Trimbak:

  • Shri Gajanan Vatika
  • Kala Ram Mandir
  • Shri Gajanan Vatika
  • Pandav Leni
  • Godavari udgam sthal (Source of River Godavari)
  • Muktidham Mandir
  • Sita Gufa
  • Panchvati
  • Someshwar Water Fall
  • Raam Kund

Parking Places: Near the temple, you will not find much parking place as it is a highly crowded area. you have to park your vehicle at least 500 meters away from the temple. 

How to reach Trimbak: 

By Air: The nearest Airport is Chatrapathi Shivaji Internation airport in Mumbai which is 178 km from Trimbak. This is one of the busiest airports in India where multiple flights operate from other Indian cities and a foreign country.

By Rail: The main railway station is in Nashik on Nashik Pune road which is 30 km from the Temple. It is well connected with other Indian cities. You can catch buses, Autos, or private taxis to reach the temple.

Buses: The nearest main bus stand is in Nashik. You can find multiple buses from different places like Mumbai, Pune, Nashik, Shirdi, etc. 

Private Taxis/ Autos: You will find lots of Autos and Taxis here as it is one of the famous tourist destinations in Maharashtra. 


Distance from nearby cities

  • Nashik: 30 km
  • Mumbai: 178 km
  • Pune: 240 km
  • Aurangabad:  224 km     
  • Kolhapur: 477 km
  • Satara: 356 km
  • Shirdi: 113 km 
  • Nagpur: 696 km
  • Bangalore: 1084 km


Accommodation : 

As the temple is in the center of the city, you will find lots of hotels and lodges around it. Prices are quite reasonable during the normal day but prices go up sharply during special occasions.  


Food & Restaurant :

This is one of the famous tourist destinations in Maharashtra and thousands of devotees visit there every day. You will find lots of restaurants where you can get North Indian, South Indian, and continental food.  


Few Photos:

Trimbakeshwar Jyotirlinga Temple @ Trimbak (Maharashtra) - By Drifter Baba

Trimbakeshwar Jyotirlinga Temple @ Trimbak (Maharashtra) - By Drifter Baba

Trimbakeshwar Jyotirlinga Temple @ Trimbak (Maharashtra) - By Drifter Baba

Trimbakeshwar Jyotirlinga Temple @ Trimbak (Maharashtra) - By Drifter Baba

Visit Date: 06 May 2017