Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga temple, one of twelve jyothirlingas of lord shiva
Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga temple – accessibility, poojas schedules
Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga temple is a site popular as one among the jyothirlingams in india. the prime deity of Mahakaleshwar is lord shiva. it located at ujjain in madhya pradesh. the idol of lord shiva as shiva lingam is believed that a self manifested one or the swayambhu. Mahakaleshwar jyothirlinga temple located at the side of rudra sakthi lake . it is visited by thousands of devotees. the principal deity of the mandir is commonly known as dakshina murthy. the unique feature of this temple is the facing direction of deity by which it facing to south direction. nandikeshaa is also placed from south direction to the sanctum.
The holy land of Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga which mentioned in hindu legends such as puranas. The images of goddess parvathy, Ganesha and muruga are also exist near the sanctum. there is an idol of naga chandreswar is also placed in the third storey of the temple, but it will be allowed the darshan for only the naga panchami day. It was one of the ancient temple which attacked during Muslim dynasty. it was reconstructed during the era of scindias. according to hindu mythology it has also a prominent place when in connection with goddess sakthi as one of eighteen maha sakthi peetham.
Ujjain is famous for the beauty of devotional sculptures, as in the same way Mahakaleshwar jyothirlinga temple showing the great existence of sculptures in all areas of the temple. mahasivarathri is the main festival celebrated here annually, during the day of festival day thousands of devotees headed to the temple for dedicate the great pray at this blessed land of lord shiva and shakathi.
Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga temple located 3 km away from ujjain. regular buses available from ujjain to spot.
Nearest rail head :Ujjain at a distance of 2 km
nearest airport: Indore airport at a distance of 55 km.
Morning- 4.00 am to 11.00 am
Evening- 5.30 pm to 11.00 pm