Muktidham is a marble temple complex honouring various Hindu gods. It is a popular
tourist attraction situated in the Nashik Road suburb of the city of Nashik in the
State of Maharashtra in India. It is privately operated through a trust and was
built through a generous donation by the late Mr. J.D. Chauhan-Bytco, a local industrialist.The
temple was founded in the year 1971.
It has replicas of 12 Jyotirlingas, which have been built as per dimension of original
deities and have been sanctified by sending them to their respective pilgrimage
Further, there is a temple dedicated to Lord Krishna in the Muktidham complex. The
walls of Krishna temple has paintings depicting scenes from life of Krishna and
Mahabharata. These were painted by a noted painter Raghubir Mulgaonkar, whose services
were employed by the founder of Muktidham, Jairambhai Chauhan.Also unique to this
temple are eighteen chapters of Geeta written on the walls.
The temple is made with marble from Makrana in Rajastan, and by Rajasthani sculptors.Apart
from the replicas of all the twelve Jyotirlingas, temple of Sri Krishna there are
also idols of all major Hindu Gods and Goddesses like Vishnu, Laxmi Rama, Laxman,
Sita, Hanuman, Durga, Ganesha.
muktidham is amongst the tourist attraction of town. Thousands of Hindu devotees
visit Muktidham Temple during the period of fair “Kumbh Mela”.Further, the complex
also houses a dharamshala, which can accommodate at least 200 pilgrims.