Aundha Nagnath

The twelve jyotirlingas are the most significant places of pilgrimage for Hindus in India. Five of them happen to be in Maharashtra. Shiva has been worshipped in these places for centuries. Aundha-Nagnath is one of them. Anudha Nagnath is in the Hingoli District
This pilgrim center is of great significance, since it is considered to be the Eighth (adya), of the 12 jyotirlingas. It is believed that Dharmraj (eldest of Pandav) has constructed this beautiful temple while they were expelled for 14 years from Hastinapur.

The temple of Nagnath has exquisite carvings. The temple is of Hemadpanthi architecture and is situated in about 60,000 sq. ft area. Large number of pilgrims visit this temple on shivratri and Vijayadashmi.

Photo Gallery

  • Aundha Nagnath.
    Aundha Nagnath
  • Idol in the Tample
    Idol in the Tample
  • Carving of the temple
    Carving of the temple

How to Reach:

By Air

Nearest Airport : Nanded and Aurangabad.

By Train

Nearest Railway Station : Hingoli. Biggest Railway Station : Parbhani which is connected to Delhi, Mumbai, Banglore, Hyderabad by direct train.

By Road

Distance from Aurangabad by Road : 200 Km. Distance from Nanded by Road : 70 Km. Distance from Parbhani by Road : 56 Km. Distance from Hingoli by Road : 24 Km.

Stay

You can stay in Bhakt Nivas. There is government rest house also some private lodges.