BHIMASHANKAR

Bhimashankar Temple Jyotirlinga Pune Maharashtra
Bhimashankar Temple
Jyotirlinga of Bhimashankar, a main pilgrim center, 100 kilometers from Pune is situated at the height of 1035 meters in the Sahyadri ranges. This is the place of the source of Bhima River. The temple has gorgeous carvings. It was reconstructed by eminent intellectual people in the history Nana Phadanvis. The biggest bell in the temple is of Portuguese make and said to be brought by Chimaji Appa in his Vasai conquest.

On Mahashivratri and Tripuri Poornima, annual fairs are held here which attract thousands of devotees. There are Dharamshalas (hospice) in the complex of the temple.

Bhimashankar, being hill station, has a pleasant climate and natural scenery.

Bhimashankar Temple's Daily Schedule
04.30                 Temple Doors Open
05.05                 Aarti
05.15  to 11.30  Darashan, Abhishek
11.30  to 11.50  No Abhishek
12.00                 Mahapooja
12.30                 Maha Naivedya
12.30  to 14.30  Abhishek, Normal Pooja
14.45  to 15.15  Shringar Pooja
15.15  to 15.30  Aarti
15.30  to 19.30  Shringar Darshan

Bhimashankar Temple Festivals
Mahashivratri

Hotels / Accommodation - Bhimashankar
Hotel Blue Mormon # Mr. Patil-098226 67149 / 094225 50004
[Tariff : Rs.1600/- to Rs.2000/-]

Nearby Attractions / Holy Places
Kamalaja Temple, Mokshakunda Tirth, Sarva Tirth, Kusharanya Tirth, Hanuman Lake, Nag Phani, Bombay Point

Nearest Railway Station
Pune

Distance
Pune to Bhimashankar - 109 kilometers (By Road) Via NH50
Mumbai to Bhimashankar - 217 kilometers (By Road) Via Mumbai Pune Express Way

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