10, 11, 12 Jyotirling: Trimbakeshwar, Nageshwar, and Rameshwaram

Shri Trimbakeshwar in Nashik

Trimbakeshwar Temple
Niraj Suryawanshi @ CC BY-SA 3.0

This jyotirling has many visiting places around — like Panchavati, place from where Ravana kidnapped Sita; Brahmagiri Parvat, and river Godavari. Time to time, famous Kumbha Mela is also celebrated here. It is said, Goutam Rishi did tapasya here, as a result, Godavari orginated from the Parvat. On request of Rishi and River, lord Shiva decided to live there, and known as Trimbakeshwar.

This temple has three Lingas, which respresent, lord Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva. It is said, women should not see the whole Lingas, but they can see their Mukuts.

Shri Nageshwar in Gujarat

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