“Aurangzeb had demolished Trimbakeshwar temple to build a mosque, Marathas performed Karseva and restored it: The history of the Jyotirlinga”, Opindia, May 17, 2023:
“On 13th May 2023, at around 9:15 pm, a mob of Muslims barged into the Trimbakeshwar temple at Nashik in Maharashtra. Trimbakeshwar is one of the twelve holy jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva. Only Hindus are supposed to enter the temple and pray to the deity with Hindu customs.
But the Muslims who tried to enter the courtyard of the temple attempted this as they allegedly intended to forcefully put a Chadar on the Shivling inside the sanctum sanctorum. Amid this controversy, it becomes necessary to know the history of the demolition of this temple, the conversion of the temple into a mosque, and reclaiming of the holy site by Hindus again.
As the local Muslims attempted to enter the temple, the temple management committee lodged a complaint with the police after security guards stopped them from reaching the sanctorum. Videos of the incident went viral on various social media platforms. Aqeel Yusuf Sayyed, Salman Aqeel Sayyed, Matin Raju Sayyed and Salim Bakshu Sayyed were arrested by the police for forcibly entering the Trimbakeshwar temple….”
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