Gushmeshwar Temple is one of the most sacred temples of Rajasthan as well as one of the most religiously important places of Hindu Mythology. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and considered as one of the 12 Jyotirlingas of Shiva. This temple of Rajasthan is also mentioned in the ‘Shiva Purana’ which is one of the sacred books in Hinduism and that is why people from all over the country visit this temple to seek blessings from the lord to fulfill their wishes. This jyotirlinga of Lord Shiva is believed to be the last on earth and that is why it is having a strong religious significance.The temple is located near the very popular Ranthambore National Park, and the temple is situated at Shiwar village of Sawai Madhopur district, and there are many folk tales are associated with it. It is also said that Lord Shiva visit in all those places where ever his devotees pray to him by heart. And he also leaves his mark in form of lingas in the vrious places which are considered pious and sacred. The surrounding backdrop of the temple is serene and beautiful as the temple is located on the Devgiri Hills of the Shiwai village and called as a hill temple of Rajasthan.
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How to Reach:
You can take direct flight/Train from Delhi to Aurangabad. Grishneshwar is 30 km from Aurangabad and local taxi to reach.You can visit Ellora caves and Bhadra Maruti temple which are very close. For Bhimashankar you can again take private taxi from Aurangabad. It is 6 hour journey.
Shrimant Peshwe Path, Trimbak, Maharashtra 422212