Dakinyam Bhimashankaram

Bhimashankar is an ancient shrine situated in the Sahyadri hills in the state of Maharashtra. It is one of the well known Jyotirlinga, amongst the twelve jyotirlingas situated all over India. Bhimashankar is located in the village of Bhorgiri 50 km north west of Khed, near Pune.  It is located 125 km away from Pune in the ghat region of the Sahyadri hills.

In recent times it has gained tremendous significance since it was declared as "WILD LIFE SANCTUARY".
It is also becoming one of the attractive and well known religious places in Maharashtra as well as in India.
Bhimashankar is the source of the river Bhima, which is known as Chandrabhaga in Pandharpur.

यं डाकिनिशाकिनिकासमाजे निषेव्यमाणं पिशिताशनैश्च ।

सदैव भीमादिपदप्रसिद्दं तं शङ्करं भक्तहितं नमामि ॥

About bhimashankar

Bhimashankar Temple is one of the 12 Jyotirlinga temples of Shiva at 125 kms from Pune.


Events / Festivals

Mahashivratri 2019

Shravan mass
Starting from 2-Aug-2019

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    Shivtirtha, Shri Kshetra Bhimashankar
    Via-Dimbhe colony, Dist Pune
    Maharashtra, India - 410509