Grishneshwar – Aurangabad In Maharashtra
With impressive red rock 5 storied Shikhara style structure, carvings of Gods and Goddesses and a huge Nandi Bull in the main court hall, Grishneshwar temple is one of the 12 jyotirlingas of Shiva Purana, located near the caves of Ajanta and Ellora. Built by Ahilyabai Holkar, this temple is also known as Gru Someswara and Kusum Eswarar. The sculpture of Vishnu’s Dashavatar, carved on red rock is immensely impressive and fascinates each and every visitor.
Temple opening hours: For darshan and puja, visit the temple between 5:30 AM to 9:30 PM. During shravan, darshan is between 3 PM to 11 PM. Usually, darshan takes about a couple of hours. During the month of shravan, there are huge footfalls and it takes about 6 to 8 hours to complete darshan.
How to reach: You can reach Aurangabad by train or flight from other parts of India. Delhi has direct trains and flights to this city. Aunrangabad is 30 Km away from Grishneshwar and this distance can be covered by road, in a taxi.