Trimbakeshwar is renowned for its religious identity, as there are so many old temples situated on the banks of the Godavari River in which you will see beautiful scriptural prints.
Here you will see the top 10 most attractive places in Trimbakeshwar, situated at a reasonable distance, where you can make a trip to explore more of Trimbakeshwar.
Also, please do not ignore the beautiful climate of Trimbakeshwar (Nasik), which makes it an ideal weekend place for people in Mumbai, Pune. So, in case you are planning a short trip to this beautiful ancient city, then start your journey with the beauty of ancient temples.
Word Trimbakeshwar is coming from "Tri Ambaka – Triambaka," which means Lord who has three eyes. Trimbakeshwar is a religious place having one of the twelve Jyotirlinga. The holy place of Trimbakeshwar Jyotirlinga is situated 28 km far from the grape city Nasik. Trimbakeshwar is primarily known for Trimbakeshwar Temple, Bramhagiri Hill, Kushavarta Tirtha (Holy pond), Nil parvata, Shri swami Samarth Gurukul pith Kendra, Shri Gajanana Maharaj temple, and Panchavati Nasik. Trimbakeshwar Temple is a holy place known for Trimbakeshwar Jyotirlinga and is also known as one of Tirtha kshetra positioned in the town of Trimbak, Nasik. It is believed that Performing rituals, poojas, and other Vidhi's at Trimbakeshwar will be more beneficial and fruitful than performing Pooja at other places in Trimbakeshwar Nasik.
Suppose you are new or visiting Trimbakeshwar Temple. In that case, there are also so many historical and other famous mythological places that are considered as the specialty of Trimbakeshwar and located near it where you can go and spend your entire day. Thus, below are brief of some famous places in Trimbakeshwar Temple.
The Trimbakeshwar Temple Is an ancient temple of shiv linga (Trimbakeshwar Jyotirlinga), which has three faces symbolizing Lord Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva (lord Mahesh). All other Jyotirlinga has Lord Shiva as the supreme deity. Trimbakeshwar is famous for Jyotirlinga out of twelve Jyotirlinga situated in the Nashik district. Shrimant Nanasaheb Peshawe built this ancient facing west temple in 1755. Trimbakeshwar Temple is especially recognized for appealing scriptures and architecture. The temple's height is fifty-six ft, and Sabha mandap (hall) is built of 40*40 ft; Trimbakeshwar Shiva Temple is built with black basalt stone. The temple has four doors in all main directions, and the fifth one is to the Trimbakeshwar trust office side.
Kushavarta Tirtha exists at the center of Trimbakeshwar town. It has great religious and mythological significance. At Kusha Varta Gautam, Rishi caught sight of a flow of the Ganga Godavari River, and he obstructed the flow of the river with the help of a blade of grass. Thus it is called Kushavarta Tirtha. It is believed in Hindu tradition that takes a bath in Kushavarta Tirtha is freed from all types of sins and curses. The line "Jyahe karave kushavarti snan, tyache kailasi rahan," is said by Shri. Namdev Maharaj states that one who takes a bath in holy Kushavarta Kunda will live in Kailas (Lord Shankara and Goddess Parvati).
Bramhagiri Hills are a famous mountain range in Maharashtra, situated in the Nashik district, where the holy river Ganga originated. It is a hill (Giri) of Lord Brahma, which appears in many mythological scriptures. According to them, it is said that Gautam rishi and his wife, Goddess Ahilya, resided here at the Bramhagiri hill. And Saint Gautama worshiped Lord Trimbakeshwar to bring the holy river Ganga in this Bramhagiri. Thus, the river is known as River Gautami in the Bramhagiri hills. Bramhagiri Mountain is considered a huge form of Lord Trimbakeshwar; therefore, climbing is believed to be a sin in olden times. The height of Bramhagiri hill is 4248 ft from sea level. It takes approximately five hours to climb the Bramhagiri Mountain by stone steps.
The great River Godavari is originated at the Bramhagiri hill. When Lord shiva hit hits, long grown hairs (called Jatt) on the rock and water came out as a never-ending source, and it also disappears. But then it is seen on Gangadwar hill again; thus, the place's name becomes "Gangadwar." It is a miracle to see water coming out from the rock in Brahma Giri hill. At Gangadwar, there is the temple of Goddess Shri. Kalambaka Mata and Shri. Gorkhnath and Shri. Macchindranath. To reach Gangadwar, 750 stone steps need to climb.
Anjaneri fort is known as the birthplace of the Lord. Hanuman. Anjaneri fort is located near Trimbakeshwar, 20 km far from Nashik. The name of Anjaneri fort is given after the name of Lord. Hanuman's mother, "Anjani," this place has a mythological significance. There is Anjani Mata temple at the hill summit.
This place happens to be a trekking spot with the trails which leads to the summit point of the mountain by caves, waterfalls, lakes and spectacular nature view.
Nivruttinath was a Marathi Bhakti saint, a yogi of Vaishnava Nath tradition. Shri. Nivruttinath was the elder brother of Saint Dnyaneshwar (who was the first varkari Saint). After Samadhi of Shri Dnyaneshwar Maharaj, Nivruttinath Maharaj left the Alandigaon with his sister Muktabai for the pilgrimage (Yatra). Then Nivruttinath Maharaj attained Samadhi; thus resting place is located near Trimbakeshwar, where the temple of saint Nivruttinath Maharaj is built.
Nilparwat is a hill situated on the northern side of Trimbakeshwar. It takes 250 stone steps to climb the Nilparwat. At the Nilparwat hill, there is a temple of goddess Shri. Nilambika and other Lord such as Shri. Matamba Devi and Lord. Dattatreya temple is an attractive one.
Another beautiful place to visit is Shri Swami Samarth Kendra is Dindori affiliated Kendra situated 2 to 3 km away from Trimbakeshwar and at the foothill of Brahma Giri hill. Akhil Bhartiya Shree Swami Samarth "Gurupeeth" Trimbakeshwar Temple of Shri Swami Samarth Maharaj is a beautiful example of Vastu shastra. Shri Swami Samarth Maharaj is widely considered the fourth form of Lord Dattatreya (Hindu deity) and Lord Narasimha Saraswati's reincarnation. A huge and beautiful statue of Shri swami Samartha is established at Gurupeeth along with a statue of four Hindu goddesses (i.e., Tuljabhavani Devi's statue Renukamata Devi, Mahalaxmi Devi, and Saptashrungi Devi). On the premises of Shri Swami Samarth Kendra, a hall of prayers, "Yadnyashala, hermitage (ashram, Sabhamandap for servers and banyan tree (Vatvrukshika) are an attractive place to see.
A huge temple of Shri. Gajanana Maharaj is built near Trimbakeshwar. A proven man Sage Gajanana Maharaj appeared in 1878 at shegaon in Buldhana district of Maharashtra. This Gajanana Maharaj Temple in Trimbakeshwar is a structural replica of the original temple in Shegaon. There is a lodging facility provided, along with dinner at reasonable for devotees. Shri. Gajanan Maharaj attained the "Sinhasta Kumbhmela" in Trimbakeshwar, as remarked in holy scripture, Gajanan Vijay.
Nashik is a sacred city where lord Shri Rama, Shri Laxmana, and goddess Sita stayed (At Tapovan) when they were dwelling in the forest. The city is situated at the bank of the holy river." Godavari." The temple-like Kapaleshwar here is the best example of sculpturing caves such as Seetagumpha, Pandavlenis, chambhar Leni, and falake memorial are attractive places to visit.
Nashik is also known as "Grape city."
So, these are the brief information of the 10 places to visit near Trimbakeshwar, where you can spend your weekend by exploring ancient temples and beautiful mountains.