Grishneshwar Temple, Aurangabad (Grishneshwar Jyotirlingam, Maharashtra)

Sri Kusheshwar (Grishneshwar) temple is positioned in the famous village named Verul, in the district of Aurangabad, in the state of Maharashtra in Western India. The main deity of this temple is Kusheshwar, Grishneshwar (Lord Shiva) and his consort is none.

The holy tree of this temple is Vilwa. The holy water of this temple is well water. The agamam or pooja of this temple is called as Kameeyam. This temple is just 2000-3000 years old in this region. The historical name of this village is Verul.

The most important festivals that are grandly celebrated in this particular temple are Maha Shivrathri in February-March, Deepavali, New Year days according to regional calendar and English calendar, Amavasya, Navratri in September-October, Vaikunta Ekadashi, Pournima, etc are celebrated in this temple. These festivals are grandly celebrated in this shrine.

People from within the state and its neighboring states visit this temple on all auspicious and religious important days.

The temple remains open on all days from early morning to mid-noon and later in the evening hours to dusk for all the Hindus. It remains open for long hours for all during the festive days too.

It is one of the ancient temples in this region that is largely dedicated to Lord Shiva and thronged by devotees and pilgrims in large number on all auspicious and religious important days with much festivity. This shrine is largely dedicated to Lord Shiva and festive days related to this Lord are grandly celebrated too.

Address – Sri Kusheshwar (Grishneshwar) temple, Verul, Aurangabad, Maharashtra.

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