Bhimashankar Jyotirlinga is a famous Hindu temple of Lord Shiva situated on a mountain 110 km away from Pune, Maharashtra.
The Jyotirlinga located in this temple is very big and thick, hence it is also known as Moteshwar Mahadev.
This Jyotirlinga is the sixth Jyotirlinga among the 12 sacred Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva. There is a crowd of devotees here in the month of Sawan.
Lord Shiva killed a demon named Bhima at this place. All the gods together prayed to Lord Shiva.
God should sit in the form of Shivling at that place, Lord Shiva appeared in the form of Shivling at the same place after obeying the prayers of all the gods.
Bhimashankar temple was built by Chhatrapati Shivaji, Maharaj Shivaji has provided many facilities for all the devotees who visit Bhimashankar temple.
Some interesting facts about Bhimashankar Jyotirlinga of Pune
According to Shiva Purana, whoever worships here with true devotion after sunrise gets freedom from all his sins.