Muktidham temple Nashik is a place of religious significance. It is an attractive temple in Nashik which pulls a large number of devotees.
Best Time To Visit: Devotees can visit the temple at any time of the year.
Location: Gayakhe Colony, DeolaliGaon, 7 kms from Nashik city, Maharashtra (India) – 422 214.
Muktidham Temple Nashik Information
The beautiful temple of Muktidham is one of the must visited spots in Nashik. This is an eye pleasing temple built with the pure marble stone. The temple complex is 7 km away from Nashik station. Shri Jayaram Bhai Chauhan constructed this temple in 1971. It is a unique example of marble architecture, made with white marble brought from Makran in Rajasthan. The sight of the bright white colour of the temple gives a peace, calmness and feeling of holiness.
All 18 chapters of Bhagavad Geeta are carved walls of Muktidham temple Nashik. The replica’s of all 12 Jyotirlinga’s have been built in this temple. The replica idols of all jyotirlingas are exactly as per their original temple dimensions. Icons of important Hindu gods & goddess like Ram, Seeta, Vishnu, Laxmi, Ganesh, Hanuman, Durga are also displayed on walls on this temple.
There is also a temple of Lord Krishna in the complex of this temple. The walls of Krishna temple have paintings describing scenes from Mahabharata & life of Krishna. These scenes were drawn by popular artist Raghubir Mulgaonkar.
In the month December of every year, the SaryuMahotsava Festival is held at Muktidham temple Nashik. During this festival, thousands of earthen lamps are lit on the ghats to worship Saryu River. A huge number of people flock to this temple during the holiest occasion of KumbhMela. The temple complex also has its own Dharmashala, which can accommodate nearby 200 people.
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Legends say that the person who visit this temple get Moksha after death. Therefore thousands of devotees visit this temple every year. A visit to this temple by Hindus is considered to be equivalent to visit of 4-Dhams (holy centres of Hinduism). Muktidham is one of the top religious spots in Maharashtra and a must visit places in Nashik.
ESSENTIAL TOURIST INFORMATION
How To Reach Muktidham Temple Nashik
This temple is just 8 km away from Nashik central bus stand, 73 km away from Shirdi and 315 km away from Mumbai. Nashik has good connectivity by road & rail to all major cities in Maharashtra. Private transport vehicles like buses, taxi’s and internet cabs are easily available from Nashik city till the temple.
- Nearest Railway Station: Nashik road railway station is the nearest railhead to reach. You can catch taxies and other private vehicles from the station.
- Nearest Airport: Nashik has its own airport which is about 9 km away from Muktidham Temple Nashik.
Temple Timings: Temple remains open to devotees every day from 06:00 am to 07:00 pm.
Telephone: You can contact temple authorities on 0253 – 2465494 (Please note that this number may change)
Eating Stuff: There are a lot of restaurants in Nashik city to have food. Barbeque ville, Sadhana Restaurant, Ibis hotel, Aster, Yahoo Restaurant, Purohit Thali Restaurant, DivtyaBudhlya Wada are some of the popular restaurants in Nashik!
Muktidham Temple Accommodation
If you wish to stay there then Muktidham temple Nashik has a Dharamshala for 200 people. Otherwise, there are many luxury, semi-luxury and budget hotels are available in Nashik for accommodation purpose.
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The illustrations of various gods in Muktidham temple Nashik are good to see. Even the paintings of Ramayana & Mahabharata are nice to see. Interested devotees can even stay in this temple!