Trimbakeshwar Shiva Temple

Trimbakeshwar or Tryambakeshwar is an ancient Hindu temple in the town of Trimbak, in the Trimbakeshwar tehsil in the Nashik District of Maharashtra, India, 28 km from the city of Nashik and 40 km from nashik road. It is dedicated to the god Shiva and is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas, where the Hindu genealogy registers at Trimbakeshwar, Maharashtra are kept. The origin of the sacred Godavari river is near Trimbak.

 

The extraordinary feature of the Jyotirlinga located here is its three faces embodying  Lord Shiva, Lord Vishnu and Lord Brahma.

 

All other Jyotirlingas have Lord Shiva as the main deity.

 

(Click on the photos for the larger images and you will see the intricate artistry, which went into them.)

 
Tryambakeshwar Jyotirlinga with its three faces embodying Lord Shiva, Lord Vishnu and Lord Brahma.