Frequently asked questions:

  • What are temple timings?

    Bhimashankar temple shall be open for the Darshan from 5.00 AM to 9.30 PM.

  • What are Abhisheka timings?

    The present abhisheka shall be perform from the 5.30 AM to 2.00 PM. (You have to reach temple before 12.00 PM)
    Exceptionally, the present Abhisheka shall be perform upto 5.00 PM on all Monday's, Pradosh, Mahashivratri, Shravan mass and Kartik mass.

  • How to reach from Pune to Bhimashankar.

    By Car: From Pune, you have head towards Pune-Nashik highway. At Manchar(65 KM from Pune) take left towards Bhimashankar.
    It would take around 3.30 hrs to reach.
    By Bus: It would take 4 hrs to reach. Buses are available from the Shivajinagar bus stand.

  • How to reach from Nashik/Shridi to Bhimashankar.

    By car: From Nashik or Shirdi, you have head towards Pune-Nashik highway. Via Samgamner, you will reach to Manchar. from Manchar take right towards Bhimashankar.
    It would take around 5.30 hrs to reach.
    By bus: There is no direct MSRTC trasnportation available. The one should have to do break journy till Manchar. From Manchar the buses are available for the Bhimashankar.

  • How to reach from Mumbai to Bhimashankar.

    By car: From Mumbai, you have head towards Pune-Mumbai express highway. At Talegaon toll plaza, take a exit towards Chakan. At Chakan take left towards Manchar. At Manchar take left towards Bhimashankar.
    It would take around 5.30 hrs to reach.
    By Train: One should have to come to Pune by train. From the Shivajinagar bus stand, frequest buses are avaialble for the Bhimashankar.

  • What are accomodation facilities available?

    There is no accomocation facility provided by the temple trust. There are private rooms available nearby temple, at walking distance.

  • How many stairs are there from the bus stand to temple?

    There are arond 200 stairs present, to reach to the temple.

  • Is there any transportation facility for the senior citizens from bus stand to temple?

    Yes, there are "DOLLY" available for the senior citizens, which will take them from Bus stand to temple and return to the bus stand.

About bhimashankar

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


Events / Festivals

Kartik mass
Starting from 16-Nov-2020

Get in touch

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