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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]


References[edit]

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


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DeshGujarat
Fri, 22 May 2015 08:45:00 -0700

... will take visitors to places of tourist interest that include Ramkrishna Ashram, Doll museum, Swami Narnarayan Mandir, Ishwaria park, Jubilee Watson museum, Racecourse – Taramandal, Aaji dam, Pradyuman park, Ramnath Para-Muktidham etc places.
 
The Hindu
Mon, 27 Apr 2015 17:00:00 -0700

Mr. Bellithatte's family left for Nepal on a pilgrimage to Muktidham last Thursday. Though scheduled to take a flight from Kathmandu on Sunday, the six of them have been stranded at Pokhara since Saturday. They learnt that at least 15 people from ...

Nai Dunia

Nai Dunia
Sun, 03 May 2015 08:31:38 -0700

झाबुआ। शहर के 57 वर्षीय व्यवसायी विनोद शाह (कीर्तिश भाई) का रविवार सुबह निधन हो गया। अंतिम संस्कार स्थानीय अनास नदी मुक्तिधाम पर किया गया। श्री शाह की दोनों बेटियों तुरभि और ...

Ahmedabad Mirror

Ahmedabad Mirror
Sat, 25 Apr 2015 13:35:05 -0700

We were just leaving Pashupatinath temple around 12 pm when the earth began to roil violently. Screams rent the air as people lost their balance and buildings collapsed around us. Moments of the 2001 temblor flashed through my mind," said Nitin Thakkar ...

The Indian Express

The Indian Express
Fri, 10 Apr 2015 14:45:00 -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 ...

Sahara Samay

Sahara Samay
Sun, 07 Dec 2014 22:00:00 -0800

Minutes before the pyre was lit, Sankalp's widow Priya was heard explaining to their eldest daughter Shara, about seven, the meaning of this particular ritual at Harmu's Muktidham. "Dekho beta, iske baad god papa ko dil se accept kar lenge (Listen beta ...
 
Times of India
Sat, 18 Apr 2015 17:45:00 -0700

Citizens said that while there are quite a few parks in residential colonies of Nashik Road, not many people visit them, with the exception of one near Muktidham. With Happy Streets coming to Nashik Road, residents are excited as it offers not just an ...
 
Times of India
Thu, 22 Jan 2015 20:30:00 -0800

Since the past 45 years, I have a tea stall near Muktidham. I am a widow and have five children. If we are deprived of earning our living then my children will have to beg on the streets. Will they take care of my family? No action is taken on people ...
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