Ujjain Mahakaleshwar Temple

is one of the most famous


. The temple is dedicated to worship Lord Shiva. The lingam is believed to be a swayambhu or self manifested. This temple was constructed in 18th century. The temple is situated in Ujjain city. The temple is known for the shringar of the shivlingam.
A large number of devotees visit this temple every year and also many prominent personalities visit this temle to have a glimpse of the Mahakaal Ji.

The temple celebrates many festivals but one of the main festival is Mahashivratri which is going to celebrate on March 8 in the year 2024.
In the year 2024. Mahashivratri festival is celebrated in

Mahakaleshwar temple

with great grandeur. The temple management make so many arrangements and holds special pujas in the premises, which makes this festival more interesting and that’s the reason lakhs of devotees visit the temple to celebrate this festival and seek blessings of the lord. The celebration starts a 9 days before the Mahashivratri festival and everyday there is an unique shringar darshan of Lord Shiva.
Highlights of the Shiva Navratri Festival

1. Lord Shiva will appear in nine different forms during the nine days. Special abhishek and chanting of mantra – ekadasha rudra mantra by 11 priests
2. Special puja
After abhishek and puja, the Shivling will be adorned with special shringar.
Mahakal Temple in Ujjain is the only temple where the nine-day Navratri is observed before

Maha Shivratri

The devotees who are willing to visit the temple and have a glimpse of the Lord during the Mahashivratri festival then they can check the timings and dates when they can seek blessings. Let’s check out the Dates :-
Mahashivratri in Ujjain: Shringar Darshan

  • February 29, 2024 – Day 1 – Mahadev Shringar
  • March 1, 2024 – Day 2 – Sheshnaag Shringar
  • March 2, 2024 – Day 3 – Ghatatop Shringar
  • March 3, 2024 – Day 4 – Chabhina Shringar
  • March 4, 2024 – Day 5 – Holkar Mukut Shringar
  • March 5, 2024 – Day 6 – Manamahesh Shringar
  • March 6, 2024 – Day 7 – Uma Mahesh Shringar
  • March 7, 2024 – Day 8 – Shiv Tandav Shringar
  • March 8, 2024 – Day 9 – Bhasma Aarti Shringar

Mahashivratri in Mahakaleshwar Temple Ujjain: Check the schedule

  • Mahakaleshwar Temple Ujjain Mahashivratri is celebrated on March 8, 2024.
  • Darshan timings in Mahakaleshwar Temple on Mahashivratri festivalstarts from morning 04.00 AM to evening 09.00 PM.
  • The pilgrims can also participate in the special pooja in the temple which is celebrated at night. The pilgrims need to book for this Darshan and also for the pooja online through the official website.
  • The pilgrims are advised to come to the temple early if they want to have the Darshan in the temple early in the morning.

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