Bhimashankar is an ancient shrine situated in the Sahyadri
hills in the state of Maharashtra. It is one of the well known
Jyotirlinga, amongst the twelve jyotirlingas situated all over
Bhimashankar is located in the village of Bhorgiri 50
km north west of Khed, near Pune.
It is located 125 km away from Pune in the ghat region of
the Sahyadri hills.
In recent times it has gained tremendous significance
since it was declared as "WILD LIFE SANCTUARY".
It is also becoming one of the attractive and well known
religious places in Maharashtra as well as in India.
Bhimashankar is the source of the river Bhima, which is
known as Chandrabhaga in Padharpur.