Padmatirtha is a significant tirtha which is believed to have been formed by Lord Vishnu at Washim town. Located in the northern quarters of the town, the Teertha is also addressed as Shiva temple.
About The Temple
Padmatirtha Shiva Temple is situated in the northern quarters of the town Washim, Maharashtra state, India. There are two kunds at this site, one confronting the north and another toward the south. The lovely Shiva sanctuary was worked by Shri Rama Narayana Toshnival in the focal point of the kund utilized once in the past by the individuals who entered the tirtha for swimming, as their resting place it is a cement solid development. A fascinating component of this sanctuary is that the shade of the shalunka changes 3 times in a day ie first in the day break, then twelve and later in the sunset. The tirtha was likewise utilized by the neighborhood individuals to inundate bones and fiery remains of the dead.
The nearest airport to Washim is at Nanded, situated about 106 km from the town. The second nearest option is Aurangabad airport which is 200 km away.
Washim’s railway station is well connected to cities like Jaipur, Mumbai. Trains such as Kacheguda, Nanded Express and Hyderabad Deccan pass through Washim. Karanja railway station is another railway station.
Govt. and private buses run on a regular basis from different major cities of Maharashtra to Washim. Buses are available from Akola, Mungrul Pir, Nagpur, Amravati, Yavatmal and other places.
Padmatirtha Shiva Temple,
Washim, Washim District,
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Relief from diseases
- Purchase of vehicles
- Gain Knowledge
Kailaasarana Shiva Chandramouli Phaneendra Maathaa Mukutee Zalaalee Kaarunya Sindhu Bhava Dukha Haaree Thujaveena Shambho Maja Kona Taaree
Meaning -Oh Lord Shiva who is seated on Mount Kailash, where the moon decorates his forehead and the king of serpents crown his head, who is merciful and removes delusion, You alone can protect me. I surrender to thee.
Aum Trayambakam Yajaamahey Sugandhim Pusti Vardhanam Urvaarukamiva Bandhanaath Mrutyor Muksheeya Maamritaat
Meaning -We worship the fragrant Lord Shiva, who has 3 eyes and who cultivates all beings. May He free me from death, for immortality, as even a cucumber is separated from its bond with the vine.
Morning 6 AM to Evening 9 PM.