The 12 Jyotirlingas (shrines) dedicated to Shiva are important sites of pilgrimage in India. Devotees of Lord Shiva visit these temples situated in various parts of India. One these Jyotirlingas is in the temple town of Ghrishneshwar in Maharashtra .
This place is located a kilometer from the Ellora caves and the temple with its rich sculpture, is a sight to behold. Both, the temple and its masonry tank were built by Queen Ahilyabai Holkar, who ruled Indore from 1765 to 1795.
It is situated 40 kms away from Aurangabad city in Maharashtra. This temple attracts visitors and pilgrims alike from all over the world.