Sunday, May 16, 2010

Trimbakeshwar one of the twelve JYOTIRLINGA of the world,Meaning,Location,History,Festivals,Kalsarpa Yog Shanti Pooja.

Trimbakeshwar -Tri Ambakani Trimbaka means The Lord who has Three Eyes.

Location of Trimbakeshwar:

About 38 kms away from Nashik Road Railway Station, it is connected by bus and taxi service. There are modern Dharmashalas (caravansary) built by charitable Gujarathi Community available for stay for three days to any individual. The stay can be extended by written permission of the trustees. Besides, there are big houses of Kshetropadhyes (the local priests), where lodging and boarding is made available.

Getting there:

By Air : Nearest airport is Nashik 39 kms.
By Rail : Nearest railhead is Nashik Road 44 kms on Central Railway.
By Road : Bombay - Trimbakeshwar 180 kms.
Nashik - Trimbakeshwar 28 kms.

Trimbakeshwar temple of Lord Shiva

Trimbakeshwar, which is 28 kms. (18 miles) from Nashik. It is a religious center having one of the twelve JYOTIRLINGA of the world. The extraordinary feature of the Jyotirlinga located here is that it has three faces embodying Lord Brahma, Lord Vishnu & Lord Mahesh(Shiva). All other JYOTIRLINGA have Shiva as the main deity. The temple is known for its appealing architecture and sculpture and is at the foothills of a mountain called Brahmagiri. Godavari River originates on Bramhagiri mountain and meets to the sea near Raj Mahendri, AP

Religious festivals at Trimbakeshwar:

1. Sinhastha Kumbha Mela - Once in twelve years when Bruhaspati or Jupiter is in Sinha Rashi (zodiac sign Leo)

2. Godavari day - In the month of Magha (February) - the first twelve days of bright moon.

3. Nivrutti Natha festival - three days in Pausha - sometime in January.

4. Rathayatra of Trimbakeshwar - On the full moon day of the month Kartika , called Tripuri Paurnima- sometime in November

5. Mahashivaratri - on the 13th day of Krishna paksha of the month Magha - some time in March.

Pujas performed here:

This place is famous for lots of religious rituals (vidhis). Narayan Nagbali, Kalsarpa Shanti, Tripindi vidhi etc are done here.
Narayan Nagbali puja is performed at Trimbakeshwar only. This puja is performed for three days. This puja is performed on special dates (muhurt). Some days in the year are not suitable to perform this puja. This puja is performed for many reasons like to cure an illness, going through bad times, killing a Cobra (Nag), childless couples, financial crisis or you want to perform some religious puja to have a peacefull & happy life to you and your family members

What is Kalsarpa Yog?

This happens when there are all planets coming between Rahu and Ketu. This results in failure and dejection. because all the karyas don?t happen accordingly to the efforts put in. often leading to negativity, and inferiority complex. This vidhi done by vaidik procedure is very effective although very simple. There is a special pooja to be done which can be done at our place. or you can get this pooja done at your place, we are open for help regarding the pooja. The Kal Sarp Yoga is formed when all the planets are situated between Rahu & Ketu.
Kalsarpa Shanti Pooja at Trambakeshwar:

Kalsarpa Yog Shanti Pujan must be performed according to the conventions of the Vedic Shanti
heritage. The ritual is begun with a holy dip in the Godavari signifying the purification of the mind and
soul. Followed by worshipping Lord Mahamritunjay Trimbakeshwar only after which the main
ceremony begins.

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anil kumar said...

hi, this is manoj,i want to visit trimbakeshwar and just looking for information and i came to your really helped me alot to find the information..

thanks for post...

Anonymous said...

Inside the trimbakeshwar temple there is rampant pickpocketing taking place. the pickpocketers are non other than the people who are managing the pilgrims in front of the diety (where the pilgrim see the diety). They are supposed to help the pilgrims, but they do opposite. The guards and these people are a gang, they confuse the pilgrim in the guise of explaining about the deity, offering prasad to the pilgrim etc and jointly do pickpocketing. It is known to all the police there.
No one should take more than Rs.100 (small notes of 10 ruppes) as it is very likely that they will not come out of the temple with money if they take more. These guards / monitoring people are expert pickpocketers. I do not know why the government / management committe of temple do not take note of this and take action on them.
It is best that military personnel are assigned this work so that the pilgrims can save themselves of this big menance there. In the name of God they are carrying out day light robbery.

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