Trimbakeshwar Bhramari Temple is situated at Nasik in Maharastra , India . This Holy Shrine is dedicated to Goddess Parvathi and is one among 51 Shakthi Peethas. It is also called as Janasthan Shakthi Peethas.
Trimbakeshwar (Marathi: त्र्यंबकेश्वर) or Tryambakeshwar is an ancient Hindu temple in the town of Trimbak, in theTrimbakeshwar tehsil in the Nashik District of Maharashtra, India, 28 km from the city of Nashik. It is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas.
Janasthan Shakti Peetha is the most famous Shakti Peetha where it is said that the "Chin" of Maa Sati fell and the idols are Devi Maa as Bhramari and Lord Shiva as Vikritaksh Bhairav.
Other names are Devi as Chibuka (the one with the chin) and Shiva as Sarvasiddhish (the one who can provide all desires). It is also known as Goddess Saptashrungi (Goddess with seven arms)located in Vani, Nasik,Maharashtra, India.
This temple is one among the 51 Shakti peethas located on the Indian subcontinent. The Devi is said be swayambhu (self-manifested) on a rock on the sheer face of a mountain. She is surrounded by seven (sapta-in Sanskrit) peaks (shrunga-in Sanskrit), hence the name- Sapta Shrungi Mata (mother of the seven peaks).
The image of the Devi is huge-about 10 feet tall with 18 hands, holding various weapons like;- String of Beads, Battle Axe, Mace, Arrow, Thunderbolt, Lotus, Bow,Water Pot, Cudgel, Lance, Sword, Shield, Conch, Bell, Cup, Trident, Noose, Spinning Disc (Sudarsana Chakra).
Janasthan Shakti Peeta is one of the most famous Shakthi Peetas. Sati's chin fell here. Devi is worshipped as Bhramari or Chibuka (meaning Chin) and Lord Shiva as Vriktaksh/Vikrakatakkha (one with crooked eyes) or Sarvasiddhish (one who grants all wishes).
Here Devi is worshipped as Maa Saptashringi, as there are seven peaks (Sapta Shrunga) around the Devi. Brahmari Devi Shakthi Peeta is also known as Janasthan Shakti Peeta.
Bhramari means bees in Sanskrut. There are black bees around the Devi. Maa Bhramari is said to be manifestation of Maa Kalika. The "Hring"sound produced by her bees is one of the Seed-Mantra or Beejakshar mantra of the Devi.
The deity is given a religious abishekam or bath daily, after which the goddess is dressed in new clothes. The god is dressed with precious ornaments like silver nose ring, necklaces etc.
Festivals and Fairs:
Navaratri and Durga Puja is celebrated with great splendour.Kumba Mela is held in Nasik once in 12 years on the banks of river Godavari.
The most important festival is the Chaitra festival which starts on Ramnavami (Chaitra shukla paksha navami) and ends on Chaitra poornima (the biggest day of the festival). The festival is attended by childless women who pray to the goddess for a progeny.