Mahakaleshwar temple at Ujjain is situated in the Malwa region of Madhya Pradesh. It is an important pilgrimage place for Hindus and every year thousands of people visit the Mahakaleshwar temple as it holds a significant importance. Ujjain also has one of the 12 Jyotirlingas (most sacred abodes of Shiva). It's also regarded as one of the top 10 Tantra temples of India, and has the only Bhasm-Aarti (ash ritual) of its kind in the world. It is the only city in India to have all three characteristics i.e. Kumbh, Saptapuriand and Jyotirlinga. Not even Kashi or Haridwar or any other religious place has all these three characteristics.
There are many modes of local transport available within the city like car,
buses, and taxis at nominal rates.
The temple opens at 4AM in the morning for a special aarti known as
Bhasma Aarti. The aarti is performed with sacred ash – Bhasma.
There are no specific fees for the aarti and all you need to do is to register
your name for the aarti and the passes will be allotted to you. This allows
you entrance at a VIP gate the next morning.
Abhishek is performed every day from 4AM to 5PM, but the temple is open
You can stand in stadium-like area designated for darshan and have a
direct look at the lord
Cameras, cell phones, and even leather wallets are not allowed inside the
Shoes and slippers are needed to be taken off before entering any place of
worship. Keep shoulders and the lower part of the body covered while
Delicious food options are available in Ujjain along with Various Bhandaras
that are administered by Mela authorities for hygiene and quality
There will be many ATM’s in the area to facilitate the banking
Use of plastic bags is prohibited. So avoid using them
Beggary shouldn’t be encouraged by pilgrims as well as tourists
No pujan samagri should be thrown into the river for any reason
Best Time to Visit
Ujjain comes in Malwa region so it is famous for its climate which permits normal
activities all the year round. The hottest months are April to June with maximum
temperature going to about 39-42 degrees and coolest months are from
December to February, where temperature ranges from 5-8 degrees.
The Kalsarpa Yantra/Nagpash Yantra Puja is done in Ujjain and it reduces the ill
effects of the Kalsarpa Yoga. It is performed on the banks of river Kshipra at
Siddhavat and you are required to do booking for the same.
Lord Shiva killed the monster and applied his ashes on the body. From then the onwards, The ritual of Maha Bhasm Aarti got started in Mahakaleshwara. Bhasma Aarti ends before sunrise, Linga is adorned and after consecration is done by ashes. Devotees need to apply for Bhasma Aarti before one day. The Application has to submit before 12 pm. Every applicant has to show photo identity proof and pan card is not considered.Women need to wear Saree and Men need to Dhoti respectively during the Jalabhishek.
Kaliadeh Palace, is located on the bank of Khipra Tat. People believed that there was once a majestic Sun temple at this site. The Palace is separated by a small stretch of water which makes it look more elegant.
The Shipra, also known as the Kshipra, people specially go to see Kshipra Tat, even devotee take a holy dip in Kshipra. Many festivals are celebrated On the bank of Kshipra like Suryagrahan, Chandra Grahan, Somvati Amavasya, Vaishakh Purnima, Gangadushahara.
Chintaman Ganesha temple situated at a distance of 7 km from Mahakaleshwar Temple. Chintaman means relieve tensions and Lord Ganesha blesses his devotee to start a new venture. Chintaman ghat situated on the left bank of River Kshipra. This ghat was evolved for the purpose of the devotees who come for Simhastha Maha Kumbh or the Holy Dip.
Harsiddhi Mandir is the place where Mata Sati's elbow fell down. The temple situates at a distance of 500 metres from Mahakaleshwar temple.The Shri Ram Ghat is the most ancient bathing ghat and is very popularly visited during the Kumbh Mela. This Ghat locates near the Harsiddhi Temple.
Skanda Purana says Kaal Bhairav is dearest of Mahakaleshwar. He took birth from the third eye of Lord Shiva. The Puja (worship) is done by Rajsik, Tamsik and Sadhvik three types. Kaal Bhairav Mandir situated on the bank of Shipra river.
Head to Shivam's if you're looking for some decent vegetarian food. Their highly detailed and descriptive menu is probably going to boggle your mind, but one can't possibly go wrong with any dish at this place.
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