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NASHIK – THE DIVINE DESTINATION.

Nashik is a Punya Bhoomi where Sinhastha Kumbha Mela is held after every 12 years, hence the Sinhastha Bhoomi. It is famous holy Place, for the old temples and Ramkund, through which the Godavari River flows. The city on the northern part of the river is called Panchavati. There are famous five banyan trees, i.e. five Vad trees, which gave this area the name Panchavati. It is said that Lord Shri Ram and Sita along with Laxman stayed at Panchavati during their exile. Trimbakeshwar Jyotirlinga and the origin of river Godavari – the Ganges of South, are just thirty-kilometer from Nashik. It’s the important place to perform the last rites of ancestors for giving their soul salvation make this place The Divine Destination.

Nashik or Nasik is a nice city in India's Maharashtra state.

Location of Nashik in IndiaNashik is in the northwest of Maharashtra, 185 km from Mumbai (Bombay) and 220 km from Pune. Nashik is the administrative headquarters of Nashik District and Nashik Division. The "Wine Capital of India", or the "Grape City", as it is popularly known, the city is located in the Western Ghats, on the western edge of the Deccan peninsula on the banks of the Godavari River. The city is known for its picturesque surroundings and pleasant climate. The Godavari River flows through Nashik from its source, which lies to the west-southwest of the city, in the holy place of Trimbakeshwar.

Nashik is also important mythologically, historically, socially and culturally. Known for the temples on the banks of the Godavari, it has historically been one of the holy sites of the Hindu religion. It is one of the four cities that hosts the massive Sinhastha Kumbh Mela once every twelve years.

Legend dictates that the name "Nashik" is derived from the Hindu epic Ramayana. During the exile of Rama, Shoorpanakha the sister of the demon king Ravana tried to seduce Rama. Angered, Rama ordered Lakshmana to cut off Shoorpanakha's nose (nasika). According to the Ramayana, Sita was abducted by Ravana in the area of Panchavati, in the Western Ghats.

Traditionally Nashik is known for its grapes, and modern efforts are on to promote the growth of an export-oriented wine industry in the district. Nashik is also deemed "the third most industrialised city of Maharashtra after Mumbai and Pune", mainly due to extensive industrial development in recent times. It is home to an important thermal power plant (Eklahare) and a National Treasury Printing Press (India Security Press at Nashik Road). There are five "Industrial Zones" in the Nashik area and its outskirts (Satpur, Ambad, Sinnar, Igatpuri and Dindori). These estates house corporations like Mahindra and Mahindra, MICO (Bosch), VIP Luggage, Crompton Greaves, GlaxoSmithKline, Graphite India Ltd. (Formerly Carbon Everflow Ltd), Larsen & Toubro, ABB Group, Siemens, Samsonite, Ceat and Hindustan Aeronautics Limited. Software companies like Aress Software, WNS,


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extremes: max 42.4 °C (108.3 °F) on May 12, 1960, at Nasik. The lowest, also at Nasik, was 0.6 °C (33.1 ºF) on January 7, 1945. [2]
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