As we are talking about the 12 Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva in various temples so you keep reading this article to know more about it. Bhimashankar Temple is located in the ghats of Sahyadri hills in Bhavagiri. Bhavagiri village which is located near Pune in Maharastra. This temple located in the banks of Bhima River or you can say that Bhima River is just because of Bhima Shanker Mandir. This river flows along with Krishna River near Raichur. There are some other Jyotirlinga too in Maharashtra such as Grishneshwar and Tryambakeshwar. As per the Shiv Purana the Bhimashankar Jyotirlinga is on the Mountain Brahmapur in the Kamrup district which is in Assam.
Historical Reasons Behind Bhimashankar Temple
As per the Shiva Purana, once an evil presence called Bhima existed with his mom Karkati in the thick timberlands of Dakini, on the grand scopes of the Sahaydris. It is said that Bhima was cruel to the point that each one was terrified of him. Anyhow what tormented Bhima was his interest in regards to his own presence. One day, Bhima urged his mom to let him know who his dad was and why had he deserted them in the wild of the woodland. His mom uncovered that he was the child of Kumbhakarna, the more youthful sibling of the relentless King Ravana – the King of Lanka. Bhima’s mom Kartaki likewise let him know that Lord Vishnu in his incarnation as Lord Rama obliterated Kumbhakarna. This maddened Bhima and he promised to vindicate Lord Vishnu. Bhima performed serious atonement to please Lord Brahma. The empathetic inventor was satisfied by the committed aficionado and conceded him gigantic ability. With so much power, Bhima started to cause devastation in the three planets. He vanquished King Indra and prevailed over the sky. He likewise vanquished a staunch lover of Lord Shiva – Kamrupeshwar and place him in the cells. This incensed the Gods and they alongside Lord Brahma implored Lord Shiva to aim to get their salvage to which Lord Shiva concurred. Despot Bhima solicited Kamrupeshwar to love him rather from Lord Shiva. At the point when Kamrupeshwar can’t, Bhima raised his sword to strike the Shiva Linga. However when he raised his sword, Lord Shiva showed up before him in full heavenliness. At that point the unpleasant war started. Heavenly wise Narad showed up and asked for Lord Shiva to put an end to this war. It was then that Lord Shiva decreased the insidiousness evil presence to powder and in this way closed the adventure of oppression. All the Gods and the blessed sages exhibit there asked for Lord Shiva to make this place his house. Ruler Shiva in this way showed himself as the Bhimashankar Jyotirlinga. It is accepted that the sweat that spilled forward from Lord Shiva’s body after the fight structured the Bhimarathi River.
Making of Bhimashankara Temple
Bhimashankara Temple is arranged in pleasant compelling end of the Sahayadri Ranges and gives an eminent perspective of the fortifications, the waterways and the slope stations around. The thick backwoods encompassing the high ranges likewise play a dwelling place the uncommon types of widely varied vegetation. Bhimashakara Temple goes again to mid eighteenth century and is a composite of old and the new structures and is implicit the Nagara style of building design. The shikhara of the sanctuary was fabricated by Nana Phadnavis. Shivaji – the extraordinary Maratha ruler is said to have encouraged the doing of love administrations. Likewise with other Shiva sanctuaries around there, the sanctum is at a lower level. The best time to visit the Bhimashankar Temple is said to be Maha Shivaratri as the sanctuary sorts out fantastic celebrations on the event.