Ujjain Mahakaleshwar Temple:
Ujjain Mahakaleshwar is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is one of the Twelve Jyotirlingams. It is located in the ancient city of Ujjain in the state of Madhya Pradesh in India. Ujjain Mahakal Mandir is situated on the side of Holy River Shipra. Here, the God Shiva named as “MAHAKALESHWAR” and means the God of “Time or Death”. Here the Siva is a Swayambhu, means a self-originated linga. Mahakaleshwar Temple Ujjain was an Amazing temple to visit in Madhya Pradesh. In this Temple mainly conducted Bhasm Aarti. Which was performed by Ashes.
Ujjain Mahakaleshwar Temple Timings:
The ujjain mahakal mandir opening time at 4:00 am.
ujjain mahakal darshan timings: 4:00 am – 11:00 pm
Morning Aarti : 07:00 am
Evening Aarti : 05:00 pm
Closing time: 12:00 am
There is no dress code for Normal Darshan.
There is no Entry fees for Darshan. Incase if you want VIP
Darshan The VIP Darshan Ticket price is 250Rs.
Ujjain Mahakal Mandir Bhasma Aarti:
In Ujjain Mahakaleshwar Temple must attend the Bhasm Aarti (Ash Ritual). The Bhasm Aarti is the First Pooja that Conducted every day at the Temple. The important thing about this Aarti is the Inclusion of Bhasm, Which is Ash from Funeral pyres, as one of the Offerings. It was a Special Aarti for Mahakaleshwar. In this Aarti only fresh Ash should use until fresh Ash not brought for the Aarti cannot start.
Bhasma Aarti Timing in Mahakaleshwar Ujjain:
Aarti starts from at 04:00 am and ends at 06:00 am.
People start lining up at the temple from around 1 am to gain entry, so you’ll need to arrive early and wait. It takes couple of hours to reach the main temple.
Tickets for Bhasm Aarti
This can be done online a month in advance and it recommended. There is no cost visitors can also be made at the dedicated counter at the temple entrance the day prior places fill up fast
Dress code for Bhasm Aarti
There is a Dress code for Bhasm Aarti. Men should wear Traditional Dhoti and Women Should wear a Saree. Children’s also should follow the same rules. Girl child also should wear sari or half saree. This dress code is Mandatory for All to the ujjain mandir bhasma aarti.
Ujjain Mahakaleshwar Temple Accommodation/ Ujjain Dharamshala near Mahakal Temple
The Ujjain Mahakaleshwar Temple didn’t provide any accommodation for visitors. But, there are around 400 hotels, lodges, tourist homes, Restaurants in Ujjain. Some of them are near to the ujjain mahakal mandir. Hotel Mahakal Ashray, Hotel Royal palace, Hotel Maheshwari Avenue,Shagun Yatri Gruh ( Tour& travels). There are close to the Temple.
The best dharamshala in ujjain near mahakaleshwar temple are Pt. Sooryanaryan Vyas Dharmshala, Mahakaleshwar Dharmshala. Th ujjain mahakal dharamshala, Ac/Non A/c are avilable. The cost will starts from Rs.400 to Rs.1500. Its depends upon the capacity and amenities. Neminath Digambar Jain Atishay Kshetra Bhavan is one of the jain dharamshala in ujjain near mahakaleshwar.
Ujjain Temple Distance
There are 3 ways to reach Ujjain by Bus, train and Flight. The distance between Ujjain Railway to Temple is 2 km’s only. Travelers who are planning to reach Ujjain the nearest airport is Indore. The distance between Indore airports to Mahakaleshwar Temple is 51km’s. The distance between Ujjain Bus stand to Temple is 2 – 2.5 km’s.
Ujjain Mahakaleshwar Temple Photos: