May 14, 2019

Everything you need to know about Panch Jyotirlingas of Maharashtra

India is famous for the varied faith and religion. We have millions of gods here and thousands of people worship them all over the country. Due to this there are thousands of pilgrim places and temples in India which tourists come to visit every year, some of the major holy cities are Varanasi, Allahabad, Nasik et cetera. There are various tours & travels in Varanasi that can provide you tour packages in good rates but the best amongst them all is Joshi tours & travels.

One of the reasons why Varanasi is famous is that it is believed to be the abode of Lord Shiva and Joshi Varanasi tours & travels ensures that you get to visit all these places without any issue. Apart from Varanasi there are various other places as well like the Jyotirlingas where you would like to go and our best travel agency in varanasi can help you visit these places without any issues.

There are a total number of 12 Jyotirlingas situated in different parts of India. The five most important Jyotirlingas of these are located in Maharashtra. Joshi tours & travels provides various tour packages including the Maharashtra Jyotirlinga tour package in the best affordable prices, so that you can go tension free.

These five Jyotirlingas of Maharashtra that play a major a significant role amongst the 12 Jyotirlingas are Aundha Nagnath, Bhimashankar, Ghrishneshwar, Parali Vajinath, and Trimbakeshwar. Let us have look at each one of these Jyotirlingas in detail that you are going to see in your Panch Jyotirlinga tour from Mumbai.

Aundha Nagnath:

Aundha Nagnath is one of the amazing 12 Jyotirlingas of India.  Out of the 12 Jyotirlingas, 5 of the Jyotirlinga temples lie in Maharashtra and when you take the Maharashtra Jyotirlinga tour package from us we will ensure that you get to pray without any issues. Aundha Nagnath is the first Jyotirlinga where Shiva is worshipped in Maharashtra and you will get to visit this place when you take Panch Jyotirlinga tour from Mumbai from Joshi tours & travels. It is also believed that the Aundha Nagnath temple was built by Yudhisthira, the eldest amongst the Pandavas, while they were send in an exile for 14 years. Joshi tours & travels in Varanasi is the best and we ensure that you do not face any issues or problems.


Bhimashankar is another important Jyotirlinga that you will visit when you take the tour packages from Varanasi tours & travels. This amazing temple is located since the 18th century and is one of the important temples. It is located around 128 km from Pune and the Bhimashankar temple can be reached via Manchar. Surrounded by natural beauty the Bhimashankar temple is the perfect location for trekkers, bird watchers, and photographers. Our travel agents in Varanasi will surely make sure that you do not get to face any issues or any problems when you visit here. So, all the arrangements are made from our side and everything is taken care of.


Grishneshwar temple is one of the five Jyotirlingas and it is located very near to the Ellora caves. One of the most amazing temples, Grishneshwar is at the distance of 11 km from Daulatabad, located in Aurangabad. It is believed that the Grishneshwar temple was constructed by Ahilyabhai Holkar. When you take the Maharashtra Jyotirlinga tour package from Joshi tours & travels, you get to see this beautiful place.

It is belived that a woman named Kusuma used to worship the Shiva Linga everyday by immersing it in a water tank. But due to jealousy, her husband's first wife murdered her son. Kusuma mourning with pain due to the death of her son still continued to worship the Shiva Linga and when she dipped the Linga in water Lord Shiva appeared in front of her and gave life to her son. Since then Lord Shiva is worshipped in the form of Jyotirlinga Grishneshwar and is a significant place of worship by Shiva Followers. When you take our amazing Panch Jyotirlinga tour from Mumbai, we ensure that you get to visit this place without any issues and you trip goes excellent.


Trimbakeshwar is another Jyotirlinga, one amongst the five other Jyotirlingas and is located at a distance of 28 km from Nasik. One of the most unique features of the Trimbakeshwar temple is that the Shiva Linga here has three faces of the three almighty Gods of Hindu mythology - Brahma, Vishnu and Maheshwara. When you take the tour package from Varanasi tours & travels, we ensure you the safe journey and a wonderful stay and Darshan in these Jyotirlingas.

Joshi tours & travels are the best travel agents in Varanasi and we have been rendering amazing tour packages in affordable rates to people all over the world, if you are planning for a religious trip, contact us today.

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