Grishneshwar Jyotirling Temple is said in the Shiva Purana and accepted as the Last or twelfth Jyotirlinga on the earth. The sanctuary worked of red rocks with excellent carvings and models of numerous Indian Gods and Goddesses furthermore known for spring from inside the sanctuary.
Favored by VerulNagar, there is no other place like it on this planet, where Lord Grishneswara lives, the best palce on this planet.” – Madhwamunishwar
On this sacred journey of the JyotirLingas of Lord Shankara, the last one, without which the journey won’t be considered as entire, is the twelfth JyotirLinga, of Grishneshwar.
Around 30 km towards the west side of Aurangabad, there is a town called Verul. In this town there is a position of journey called Shivalay, when the colossal Holy Trilinga of Ghrishneshwar is found. The stories connected with Verul, Shivalay and Ghrishneswar are this way:
This was initially a settlement of the Naga tribes. The place of the Nagas is Bambi, which is known as “Varul” in Marathi “Varul” step by step changed into “Verul” and is known by this name as it were. Waterway Yelaganga streams here. The name “Verul” is gotten from Yelaganga, on whose banks the town is found. There was a lord by the name “Yela” here. The capital of his kingdom was Yelapar, or Yelur or Verul.