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Muktidham is a marble temple complex honouring various Hindu gods. It is a popular tourist attraction situated in the Nashik Road suburb of the city of Nashik in the State of Maharashtra in India. It is privately operated through a trust and was built through a generous donation by the late Mr. J.D. Chauhan-Bytco, a local industrialist.[1][2] The temple was founded in the year 1971.[3][4]

It has replicas of 12 Jyotirlingas, which have been built as per dimension of original deities and have been sanctified by sending them to their respective pilgrimage centers.[1][2]

Further, there is a temple dedicated to Lord Krishna in the Muktidham complex. The walls of Krishna temple has paintings depicting scenes from life of Krishna and Mahabharata. These were painted by a noted painter Raghubir Mulgaonkar, whose services were employed by the founder of Muktidham, Jairambhai Chauhan.[3][5] Also unique to this temple are eighteen chapters of Geeta written on the walls.[2][6]

The temple is made with marble from Makrana in Rajastan, and by Rajasthani sculptors.[2]

Apart from the replicas of all the twelve Jyotirlingas, temple of Sri Krishna there are also idols of all major Hindu Gods and Goddesses like Vishnu, Laxmi Rama, Laxman, Sita, Hanuman, Durga, Ganesha.[1][2]

Muktidham is amongst the tourist attraction of town. Thousands of Hindu devotees visit Muktidham Temple during the period of fair “Kumbh Mela”.[2]

Further, the complex also houses a dharamshala, which can accommodate at least 200 pilgrims.[7]


Coordinates: 19°57′04″N 73°50′10″E / 19.951°N 73.836°E / 19.951; 73.836

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Nai Dunia

Nai Dunia
Sat, 12 Sep 2015 13:33:23 -0700

पेटलावद। इतनी सारी मौतें हुई तो पेटलावद नगर और आसपास के मुक्तिधामों में समस्या पैदा हो गई। अकेले पेटलावद के मुक्तिधाम में तकरीबन तीन दर्जन शवों का अंतिम संस्कार किया गया। सुबह से ही ये ...

Rajasthan Patrika

Rajasthan Patrika
Wed, 05 Aug 2015 13:37:30 -0700

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Odisha Sun Times

Odisha Sun Times
Sun, 06 Sep 2015 09:26:18 -0700

Following allegations by locals, local police opened the house, named Muktidham Dharmashala, with the help of Jena, who lives in Srikshetra Colony last night. They found 27 human skulls lined up on the shelves of his house. However, they did not find ...
Zee News
Tue, 18 Aug 2015 08:33:45 -0700

Overnight repairs are being undertaken at the crematorium -- officially called Dayanand Muktidham Cremation Ground and Electric Crematorium -- due to the sudden VVIP focus. A broken down stretch of the fencing facing the road was being repaired on ...

Calcutta Telegraph

Calcutta Telegraph
Sun, 02 Aug 2015 14:00:00 -0700

Life in Hazaribagh came to a standstill between Saturday and Sunday. Marooned neighbourhoods also had to grapple with enforced power cuts. Among worst hit pockets was Muktidham, the crematorium in Kheeragaon, where water was knee-high and ...

Calcutta Telegraph

Calcutta Telegraph
Sun, 02 Aug 2015 14:38:01 -0700

... (Doranda), Lower Niwaranpur, Lower Risaldar Baba Colony opposite Nepal House, Harmu areas adjoining Muktidham, Lohrakocha, Rameshwaram (Bariatu), Lower Gwala Toli and Mallahtoli (Hindpiri), Kishorganj, Gudri, Khadgarha Bus Stand and Kokar.

Odisha Sun Times

Odisha Sun Times
Tue, 08 Sep 2015 01:26:15 -0700

Following allegations of suspected sorcery by locals, Kumbharpada police of Puri on the night of September 5 opened a house at Siddhamahavir Patana, named Muktidham Dharmashala with the help of Er Manoranjan Jena alias Manu Bhai, who lives in ...

The Indian Express

The Indian Express
Fri, 10 Apr 2015 14:47:40 -0700

The last rites will be performed at Muktidham at Golibar Maidan on Saturday at 5 pm. Moolgavkar was appointed Chief of Air Staff on February 1, 1976. One of his major achievements was flight safety, where he personally implemented the new measures and ...

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