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Ghrishneshwar Temple situated in Verul (Aurangabad) is an important Brahmanical religious centre. It is believed to be the twelfth Jyotirling of Lord Shiva. The temple is however constructed later under the rule of Ahilyabai Holkar of Indore during the period of 1765 and 1795.
The Ghrishneshwar Temple constructed with red basalt holds a characteristic looks. The temple structure represents the regional style and departs much from the contemporary Islamic styles prevalent. The temple constitutes of Garbha Griha, Sabha Mandal and Antaral. A unique feature of the temple is the five tiered Shikhara, enhanced by the high walls proportionate to the sanctum. It is gracefully decorated with motifs and images of gods and goddesses on the walls.
A large fair is organised in Ghrishneshwar attended by huge number of devotees at the occasion of Shivratri. Special puja and sanskar are followed on Mondays.