Trimbakeshwar Shiva Temple
is a very sacred Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Sited in the town of
Trimbak is basically placed in the Nashik District of Maharashtra in India.
This is positioned at about 28 kilometres from the city and is one of the
twelve Jyotirlingas. A beautiful and
unique Shivlinga is installed inside the abode along with many other divine
idols of Lord Shiva and other gods and goddesses. This noteworthy Shivalinga is
situated on the bank of the River Godavari- the longest river in India and
originates from Bramhagiri Mountains to Rajahmudri. Devotees who visit this
sacred Hindu Temple also take a dip to this holy River to wash off their sins. Pilgrims
come to this distinguished place on many occasions and festivals. The most
popular Shiva occasion ‘Maha Shivratri’
celebration is observed in this
ancient and holy temple. This is a very sacred place to commemorate felicitous
fest by people following Hindu Culture.
Large carcades are carried out within the city with people thronging the
streets to catch a glance of the venerate idol of Mahadeva. Fairs have been
organised and people often fast on the night of Shivratri and sing hymns and
praises in the name of Lord Shiva. Devotees
from across the world pay visit to these temples to get blessed with good
fortune on this revered day. Kanvarias
who wear orange dresses travel a long way bare- footed and bring divine water
in Kamandals to offer on Lingam during Shravana Maas.