Bhimeshwar jyotirlinga Guwahati Assam

Originally “Bhimashankar” from  Maharashtra(INDIA) is not really a Jyotirling.
Bhimashankar temple near Guwahati Assam

Originally “Bhimashankar” from  Maharashtra(INDIA) is not really a Jyotirling.The actually Jyotirling called “Bhimashankar” or “Bhimeshwarm” in Kamrup in Assam in outer part of Guwahati. Enshrining Bhimashankara one of the 12 Jyotirlingas of Shiva. Bhimashankar is located in the village of Pamohi( Gorchuk) about 15 to 20 km from Kamakhya Temple of Guwahati.
It is a very interesting and adventure place , when you are reached this devotional place you fill you are lucky , those all are information is my personally observation, First time i was want to this place the year of 2009 than 2010,2011.I am attached My News and Photography.

How to reached this place ?
It is from Gurshukh cross rood on NH37 after Birla Balaji templ on the left side while going to airport. As we were approaching the hill off the main town toward jungle there was very little information to the local residents of the area.( If you are going to their please arrange a personal vehicle)  

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Bhimeshwar jyotirlinga guwahati assam
It is to be noted  that the Rudrasamhita sloka in its reference to Bhimashankar says,  Daakine Bhimashankaram.   There is also a Bhimashankar temple at Bhimapur hill near Guwahati in Assam where legend holds that a demon by name Bhima who inflicted havoc upon the beings in the area, was slain by Shiva, as he tried to kill a king enaged in Shiva worship. This is a legend similar to that where Shiva emerged from a Shivalingam to vanquish Yama the Lord of death.  The Shiva Purana and the Koti Rudra Samhita refer to Bhimashankar temple in the Kamarupa country. However there is also a reference to Mount Sahya, where it is stated that Shiva - Bhimashankara appeared on the Sahayadris.
Bhimeshwar jyotirlinga guwahati assam
 You read about it in the Shiv-puraan....and also in an ancient stotra read "Poorva uttre Bhimeshwara"..


Bhimashankar Jyotirlinga is situated in the north of Pune, on the Sahayadri, by the banks of the river Bhima. It is from here that the Bhima River flows. It is believed that Lord Shiva was pleased by the devotion of a king named Bhimak of the sun Dynasty and is called the Jyotirlinga in the place. But according to the Shiv Purana the Bhimashankar Jyotirlinga is situated on the Mountain Brahmapur, district Kamrup of Assam. Lord Shiva had incarnated so that he could destroy the demons and protect his devotees and for the welfare of one and all. It is believed that once upon a time in the place called Kamrup a great devotee by the name of King Kamrupeshwar would reside. He would be constantly abandoned in the worship of Shiva. During the same a demon named Bhima emerged and started harassing the people. He had heard many a things about the sublime devotion of Kamrupeshwar. He wanted to kill King Kamrupeshwar. No sooner he attacked the king absorbed in worship, his sword fell on the linga instead of the king. Instantly Lord Ashutosh appeared and destroyed Bhima along with his army. Seeing this, all were elated. On the sincere request of the gods and sages he agreed to reside there eternally by the name of Bhimashankar.
This temple is closely associated with the legend of Shiva slaying the demon Tripurasura associated with the invincible flying citadels Tripuras. Shiva is said to have taken abode in the Bhima form, upon the request of the Gods, on the crest of the Sahyadri hills, and the sweat that poured forth from his body after the battle is said to have formed the Bhimarathi river.
Legend behind Bhimashankar Temple
According to the legends, once a demon called Bhima lived with his mother Karkati in the dense forests of Dakini, on the lofty ranges of the Sahaydris. It is said that Bhima was so cruel that everyone was scared of him. But what tormented Bhima was his curiosity regarding his own existence. One day, Bhima urged his mother to tell him who his father was and why had he abandoned them in the wilderness of the forest. His mother revealed that he was the son of Kumbhakarna, the younger brother of the mighty King Ravana - the King of Lanka. Bhima’s mother Kartaki also told him that Lord Vishnu in his incarnation as Lord Rama annihilated Kumbhakarna. This infuriated Bhima and he vowed to avenge Lord Vishnu.  Bhima performed severe
penance to please Lord Brahma. The compassionate creator was pleased by the dedicated devotee and granted him immense prowess. With so much power, Bhima began to cause havoc in the three worlds. He defeated King Indra and conquered the heavens. He also defeated a staunch devotee of Lord Shiva - Kamrupeshwar and put him in the dungeons. All this angered the Gods and they along with Lord Brahma beseeched Lord Shiva to come for their rescue to which Lord Shiva agreed. Tyrant Bhima asked Kamrupeshwar to worship him instead of Lord Shiva. When Kamrupeshwar refused, Bhima raised his sword to strike the Shiva Linga. But as soon as he raised his sword, Lord Shiva appeared before him in full magnificence. Then the terrible war began. Holy sage Narad appeared and requested Lord Shiva to put an end to this war. It was then that Lord Shiva reduced the evil demon to ashes and thus concluded the saga of tyranny. All the Gods and the holy sages present there requested Lord Shiva to make this place his abode. Lord Shiva thus manifested himself in the form of the Bhimashankar Jyotirlinga. It is believed that the sweat that poured forth from Lord Shiva’s body after the battle formed the Bhimarathi River.

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  1. (I feel and urge to share this comment because I believe a few people needs appreciation.)
    I am going to ... er, um... discuss about the great hospitality towards the devotees. And surprisingly enough, I would talk about few little kids joining this kind act.
    This is summer I went to Bhimeshwar Jyotirlinga - trust me, I am nothing of a devotee and so when I was dragged here along with my faithful family... you can guess what was grinding in my mind.
    I wished I would never go there again, but then things changed....
    I was welcomed by a few kids who, I guessed then, use to provide hospilatilty towards the visitors. Boy, were they truly creations of God! They, intensely faithful, friendly, polite and true examples og human kids from what we can observe.
    Kids from cities (one example is me) aren't that polite or hardworking in any case. When we began walking up the tracks, we were approached by them saying - "The linga is still faraway, please rest here a bit." Warmly, with child like innocence. They readily provided us will cool drink in the hot sunny day, served us and recollected the containers. All that while I kept wondering who were they and why on Earth were they doing so, but I preferred to thank one of those kids - a young, pink dressed girl, Manisha. And she returned me a sweet "welcome". On one occasion I had to return to that place to pick up one of the pooja articles that was mistakenly left out. There I met her again, and shared a really sweet smile. My, I love to make people smile!
    And finally when we were returning I got to talk to her. And we talked a bit of school, friends. Guess what, all of them were really young - about studying in class 5, 4 and even 1 - and they were working! Providing faithful service to us... as quickly as they can. And I didn't even hear them being irritated or be slow.
    Sadly, I had to return pretty soon and couldn't ask them about there work - do they do it daily? Or why do they do it? And are they always so enthusiastic about serving the devotees? But being the shy person I couldn't ask much, though I was a lot curious will there sweet nature. I don't know all of there names but two - Manisha (Class 5) and Rimpy (Class 1) - and its for them I wish I return to this place again. For meeting these angel like kids.

  2. It is not good to be ignorant, but worst still if a thing is known and taken wrongly. You are right in stating Bhimeswar at Pamohi near Guwahati, but it is a upalinga ( Associate Linga) of the main Bhimashankar Jyotirlinga, at Panchakanya dham, near Basistha. A book has been written on this. If we can take the matter seriously and sincerely, we can take the help of some spiritually enlightened person to clinch the doubt.
    One step of what is not has been done by you, but to complete the Truth, let us take the other step also and make the right come to to light. required guidance can be given if you wish.

    Pankaj Das. Guwahati, ( 9435000063)

  3. THis place is located in Guwahati under Kamrup District and in Assam.