Lord Bhimasankar Jyothirlinga
- Lord Bhimashankar is another form of Lord Shiva which amalgamates both divine and natural phenomena comprising beauty and nature as a sacred totality, is said to be originated from the Mother Earth, Goddess Adi Parashakti.
- This is one of the form of Dwadash Jyotirlingas or 12 Jyotirlingas, situated in Pune, Maharastra, which is located at Sahayadri Range, an extreme ghat region, principally cherish and exalts as Bhimashankara who is no other than Lord Shiva.
- Jyotirlingas shows the light through radiance of Lord Shiva, where “Jyoti” means radiance and linga means “Iconic of Lord Shiva” and is a combination of light and soul in an non-human form.
- The combination of divine and nature with radiance, is a sacred worship in a phallic form, exists in a very high form of personified natural powers, governing the universe.
Supreme Qualities of Lord Bhimashankar Jyothirlinga
- In ancient scriptures including Shivleelamrut, Shri GuruCharitra, Stotra Ratnakar, Lord Bhimasankar is described as woman as he is originated from Mother of Earth
- Ancient scripture Shiva Purana specifies legacies about Lord Shiva and the form of Lord Bhimashankar and he is the most powerful jyothirlingas.
- Lord Bhairavnath with his consort Dakin shrine was in remembrance of the legend Bhima the Pandava brothers, who got married to Hidimba in this place, was a Dakini.
- The Theertha (pond) is a holy water of the main deity.
- Goddess Kamalaja (Lakshmi) is worshipped in this temple in honor to the main deity Lord Bhimashankar Jyotirlinga
- Water from the Swayambhu Linga is discharging miraculously is a everlasting
- Soma Sutra Pradakshinam is the way Lord Bhimashankar Jyothirlinga is worshipped here during Pradosham Period and Gomukhi never crossed and beyond this point Pradakshinam is never allowed.
Benefits of Performing Bhimashankar Jyothirlinga Homam
- It is a powerful cosmic force in the physical world and be self-consciousness.
- Alleviates sins of past, present and future, blessed with wealth and prosperity
- It is the protector and destroyer of evil forces, blessed with healthy and long life
- Attain Self-Consciousness, Self-Empowerment, Self-Attainment, Bless Salvation
- Bless with Cosmic Purity, Protect from evil effects, restore good health and happiness