temple is a religious center having one of the twelve Jyotirlingas.
The extraordinary feature of the Jyotirlinga located here
is its three faces embodying Lord Brahma, Lord Vishnu and
Lord Rudra. Due to excessive use of water, the linga has started
to erode. It is said that this erosion symbolizes the eroding
nature of human society. The Lingas at Trimbakeshwar are covered
by a jeweled crown which is placed over the Gold Mask of Tridev
(Brahma Vishnu Mahesh). The crown is said to be from the age
of Pandavs and consists of diamonds, emeralds, and many precious
stones. The crown is displayed every Monday from 4-5 pm (Shiva).All
other Jyotirlingas have Shiva as the main deity. The entire
black stone temple is known for its appealing architecture
and sculpture and is at the foothills of a mountain called
Brahmagiri.Three sources of the godavari originate from the
brahmagiri mountain. Introduction of the holy place Shri Trimbakeshwar
back from now there was built a city which later on became
famous as Trimbakeshwar. In the period of the Peshwas regime
Nana Saheb Peshwa had instructed to sonstruct the Trimbakeshwar
temple and developed and beautified the city of Trimbakeshwar.
is a mountain named the Brihmagiri Mountain 18 K.M. from the
city of Nasik in the Nasik district. This is one of the parts
of the Sahayadri Vallies. The city of Trimbakeshwar is located
in the bottom of this mountain. This is a beautiful natural
place with the cold weather as it is situated 3000 ft. above
from the sea. There are two different routes to get to here.
From Nasik to Trimbakeshwar, it is only 18 K.M. This route
was built by the help of Shri Kashi Nath Dhate in A.D. 871.
One can easily get amode of transport from here every hour.
easy route is the Igatpuri - Trimbakeshwar rute. This route
is 28 K.M. long. Unlike the Nasik -Trimbateshwar road. Only
some particular and pre-planned and certain mode of transport
are available over here.
visitors coming from the North the Nasik-Trimbakeshwar route
is the better one and more comfortable. The Municiple Corporation
was established in Trimbakeshwar in 1866 A.D. The corporation
is seruing and taking care of the devotees and tourists for
120 years. The corporation has cleansed,beautified and extended
the important roads for the comfort of the visitors. The unforgettable
establishment of the Phadanvees of the Holkars and the Peshawas
are very much ornated and preserved.