TUNGARESHWAR - Amazing Maharashtra


Tungareshwar Temple Vasai Road
Tungareshwar Temple
Tungareshwar, located on Vasai Road (East) in Thane District of Maharashtra, is a holy destination for the devotees of almighty Shiva. The temple of Lord Tungareshwar nestled in the beautiful landscaped gardens of nature.

The Tungareshwar Temple is small but well maintained. In the interior of the temple you can also find many other shrines includes Lord Ganpati and Goddess Khodiyaar. Photo frames of Ganpati Bappa, Durga Mata and Prabhu Shree Ram hang from the ceiling wall. In the center of the temple is the Nandi Bail.

The temple is thronged in by devotees all the time, and during the time of Mahashivratri, the number of devotees coming here goes up to 2 Lac.

The main feature of this temple is that the surroundings of the temple. It is lush green, thickly wooded and offers many opportunities to trekkers, mountaineers and nature lovers.

Also interesting things are in the temple precinct you will find many harmless monkeys’s jumping here and there with their kid monkeys.

Tungareshwar Temple's Daily Schedule
05.00    Aarti
09.00    Aarti
12.00    Naivedya
17.00    Aarti
18.00    Aarti

* Bhandara - On Mahashivratri, Mondays in the month of Shravan

Temple Festivals
Mahashivratri, Tripuri Pournima, Vaikuntha Chaturdashi

Accommodation Tungareshwar
The Temple has his own hospice (Dharamshala) [Eight Rooms are available for stay]
# Tariff Rs.50/- per Day + Utensils for Cooking are also available Rs.15/- extra

Temple's Main Rules
* In the Temple premises do not eat meat, consumption of alcohol, smoking
* If pilgrims want to stay in the hospice for more than 3 days then they have to take the    permission of the Trustees
* Strict prohibition  on hunting in the Tungareshwar Forest

Best time to Visit Tungareshwar
During Mahashivratri, Mondays in the month of Shravan and During the Monsoon (June to September)
* During monsoon, this area looks like heaven on earth.

Nearest Railway Station
Vasai Road (Western Railway)

Nearby Attraction
Tungareshwar Waterfall

Tungareshwar Photos

Tungareshwar Vasai
Shiv Linga
Tungareshwar Temple Vasai

Tungareshwar Vasai
Khodiyaar Mata
Jagmata Devi Tungareshwar Vasai
Jagmata Devi


Posted by: Mitesh Sampat [mite***mpat1@rediffmail.com]

I live in Mumbai (Kandivali). I want to visit tungareshwar 1-2 days can you please guide me the way from vasai how much time it take & also want to enquire about dharamshala in Tungareshwar & what is the cost?

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