Kopineshwar Mandir is a Hindu temple dedicated to the lord god Shiva. Kopineshwar Mandir is situated in the heart of Thane City. Thane city is known as a lake city and the Kopineshwar Temple is situated on the banks of the Masunda lake popularly known as Talao Pali.
The Shivalinga inside the Kopineshwar Mandir in Thane is one of the largest Shivalinga in the state of Maharashtra. It has 5 feet in diameter and is 5 feet tall.
History of Kopineshwar Temple in Thane
Kopineshwar Temple was built by the Shilahara dynasty and renovated and rebuilt in 1760. In 1879 devotees build a hall in front of the main garbha griha and later on the temple was renovated again in 1996.
As the Kopineshwar Mandir is located near the Thane railway station it is visited by many devotees and tourists on daily basis. It is a home of 6 more temples inside the vicinity of Kopineshwar Temple. These temples are dedicated to Lord Ram, Lord Maruti, Bramha Dev, Uttareshwar, Shitala Devi, and Kalika Devi.
Even Kopineshwar Temple is located in the crowded market area; it offers a peaceful ambiance to devotees.