Parli Vaijnath Temple, Sri Vaijanath Temple

Parli Vaijnath Temple, Sri Vaijanath Temple

Maharashtra, Beed

Shrine: Vaijnath

Parli Vaijnath Temple is an ancient temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple is part of famous 12 Jyotirlinga Darsan Yatra. The temple is also called as Vaidyanath temple. Vaidyanath temple was renovated in the year 1706 AD by Ahalyadevi Holkar.

Origin: The temple is believed to be 2000 years old. It was renovated in 1706 AD by Ahalyadevi Holkar.

Legend

According to mythology, it is said that Ravana on his way from Himalaya to Lanka was carrying this Jyotirling and Narad Muni conned him in to dropping the Linga at this very place. The Linga is believed to have been stuck here since then. From that day this shiv jyotirling is praised and is called as Swayambhu which means self-generated. The mountains, jungles and the rivers near by are full of useful medicinal herbs. That is why Parali JyotirLinga is also known as Vaidyanatha.

This Temple is part of famous 12 Jyotirlinga Darsan Yatra.

Architecture

The temple is built on a hill using stones. Temple is approximately at a height of 75-80 feets from ground level. Main entrance is from East and the magnificient door present there is brass plated. Surrounded by four strong walls, the temple consists corridors and a courtyard. The main gate of the temple also called "Mahadwar" has a Minaret nearby called a Prachi or Gawaksha, i.e., window. The temple has a wide staircase to enter. The temple renovated by Shiva devotee Ahalyadevi Holkar in the year 1706.

Darsan Info

The temple opens at 5:00 AM to 3:00 PM and during this time the devotees can perform Pooja / Abhishek.

Darsan Dresscode: While performing Abhishekam, Male devotees are not allowed wear cloths above waist.

Culture

In addition to the traditional Maharashtrian way of life, though Parali is a place of pilgrimage for Shiva devotees, it is also a meeting point for Hari Hara. Lord Krishna's festivals too are celebrated along with Lord Shankara's festivals, with great festivity. Festivals of both Krishna and Shiva are celebrated here, as per the Indian Lunar Calendar.

Language Spoken: Marathi,Hindi

Location and Contact

Peth Mohallah, Parli, Maharashtra - 431515

Ways to Reach

Many trains are available to Parli from South Western parts of India. Another way of commuting is to reach Nanded and board a local train from there. Buses and private cabs are also available to commute locally.

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Climate

Place Name Jan - March April - June July - Sept Oct - Dec
Max-Temparture 31.6oC 36.4oC 28.5oC 29.6oC
Min-Temparture 13oC 24oC 20.5oC 14.6oC

Temple Rituals

Special pooja on Mondays

Special Rituals

The water from the Harihar Teerth is brought for the daily worship of Vaidyanath. Every Monday devotees gather here in great numbers.

Pooja Timing

Morning Aarti  5:00 AM
Bhasmapuja  5:00 PM
Evening Aarti  9:45 PM

Regular Offerings

Tulsi leaves, Vilvam





  • Near Bus Stand

  • Vidyanagar Bus Stand
  • Nearby Airport

  • Osmanabad Airport
  • Nearby Railway Station

  • Parali Vaijnath
  • Taxi Stand

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