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Shri Mahakaleshwar Temple

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Address: Ujjain Centre, Ujjain, India
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This temple which is 50 minutes drive from Indore is one of the 12 Jyotirlanga. We spent close to 1 hour at this temple, patiently watching the panditji performing the evening... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 9, 2014
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This temple which is 50 minutes drive from Indore is one of the 12 Jyotirlanga. We spent close to 1 hour at this temple, patiently watching the panditji performing the evening Puja Ceremony and it was an amazing experience.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Soul touching experience. .... make sure you book your online ticket of bhasma article which is FREE of cost. Queue starts at 2:30 am , and gate opens at 4 am. Everything is well organised, you can pay for specific puja and that will be conducted inside/in front of main temple. Following are some of important things to remember Book... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Visited the Mahakaleshwar temple this November. I had heard a lot about Bhasm Arti but since the time is supposed to be early morning we didn't plan for it. Our host in Indore told us that night time is less crowded so we proceeded from Indore around 8pm. It is around an hours drive Puja items are sold outside. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Mahakal is one of the 12 jyoterlinga in India, Here you must attend Bhasma Aarti, you have to book online bhasmarti darshan tickets which is absolutely free and no worries if you have not been booked it online then you can go to Mahakaleshwar temple at ujjain and you can directly book for next day bhasmaarti. Only the thing is... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

As the history reveals about the great kings and dynasties who fought for establishing their kingdoms by making wars makes proud to feel that we are great to witness our ancestors. However when I reach there, even the air-particle shows its peacefulness as a high regards towards Mahakaleshwar who is residing at ujjain. Basma aarati who are performing to mahadeva... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Nice And Blessed From Bhole Nath And Love To Go This Temple On And On Every Year For Puja And Blessing

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

A visit which was worthwhile and if possible do attend the bhasm (Ash) aarti in the morning. The aura and feel of the this aarti is splendid and you actually feel it in your heart. The people chanting mantras, ringing bells, drums are being played all in a soulful experience. Management is nice for the visitors. After the visit to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Soul touching experience. .... make sure you book your online ticket of bhasma article which is FREE of cost. Queue starts at 2:30 am , and gate opens at 4 am. You can carry your mobile but no leather belt or stuffs. Everything is well organised, you can pay for specific puja and that will be conducted inside/in front of... More 

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MUMBAI
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Shri Mahakaleshwar temple is an ancient temple and one of the 12 Jyotirlingas of Shiva located at Ujjain. Its about 45 mins drive from Indore and must visit for every Lord Shiva worshipper !

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Noida, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Please visit Mahakal Management committee website and pre- book slot for Bhasma Aarti. You need to carry your original photo Id card along with Bhasma aarti registration slip.

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