Parli Vaijanath Temple Darshan and Pooja Timings
Read further to know about Parli Vaijanath timings of darshan and pooja. Also, get details about the temple, how to reach Parli and nearby accommodation.
Parli Vaijnath temple is one of the twelve jyotirling temple. Parali is a taluka in Beed district of Maharashtra and is primarily known for the temple. It is built out of stone on a small hill and is surrounded by a wall that protects it from all sides. In the Hindu month of Shravan pilgrims come here to have ‘darshan’ of the auspicious ‘Shivlinga’.
Darshan Timings of Parli Vaijnath Temple
Morning temple opening time – 5:00 AM
Afternoon temple closing time – 3:30 PM
Evening temple opening time – 6:00 PM
Temple closing at night – 9:00 PM
Pooja Timings of Parli Vaijnath Temple
Shadopachar – 5:00 AM
Shringar Pooja – 6:00 PM
Somvar Pooja – On Monday
Note – Somvar Pooja is performed only on Mondays.
Things you should know about Parli Vaijnath Temple
What is the history of the Shri Vaijinath Temple?
According to mythology, it is said that Ravana on his way from Himalaya to Lanka was carrying this Jyotirling and Narad Muni conned him in to dropping the Linga at this very place. The Linga is believed to have been stuck here since then.
The mountains, jungles and the rivers near by are full of useful medicinal herbs. That is why Parali Jyotirlinga is also known as Vaidyanath.
What is the significance of Parli Vaijnath Temple?
Devotees are allowed to touch the Parli Vaijnath Temple Linga during worshipping and this helps in healing and reaping various health benefits.
How to worship Parli Vaijnath Temple?
While performing Abhishekam, Male devotees are not allowed to wear cloths above waist.
Devotees themselves perform the abhisheka here and they use the Bilva leaves purchased outside the Parli Vaijnath Temple precincts.
A minaret outside the Parli Vaijnath Temple has Gwakshas or windows. When the sun’s rays pass through the windows and fall directly on the Shiva Linga, the priests offer special prayers and poojas to the Sun God.
The waters of the nearby Harihara Teerth is brought to the Parli Vaijnath Temple daily for the Linga Pooja.
What are traditions of Parli Vaijnath Temple?
Parli is the place where Hari and Hara met. Hari means ‘Vishnu’ and Hara meaning ‘Shiva.’ So, along with the festivals relating to Shiva, festivals relating to Vishnu are also celebrated with same enthusiasm.
How to reach Parli Vaijnath Temple?
Parli has its own Railway station. Parli Railway Station is located 2.1 Km far from the temple.
The nearest airport to Parli Vaijnath temple is Latur Airport. Latur Airport is just 73 Km from Parli. From Latur Airport you can hire a taxi or reach by any public transport.
Parli Vaijanath is well connected to major cities by regular buses.
Places to visit near Parli Vaijnath Temple?
- Shri Shani Temple – 100 Meter
- Balaji Temple – 100 Meter
- Aghoreshwar Mahadev Temple – 300 Meter
- Nagnath Temple – 12 Km
Accommodation near Parli Vaijnath Temple?
Bhakta Niwas is the place in Parli to stay. The dharamshala provides parking facility. You can have delicious food at the dharamshala.