After riding the bike for an hour we reached Ujjain. Though the highway is fine it was tiring. Using maps we reached mahakal temple. As it was a Tuesday, the crowd was not much. Then we headed to the temple.
Singhhasth Kumbh was also organized here. This is a popular place for those who believe in lord Shiva. I am impressed by the proper arrangements in this temple. The path is arranged in a way that crowd can be maintained even in high rush time. Many peoples come here to pray god on occasion of Mahashivratri.
The shivling covered with a glass box is Jyotirlinga. Devotees can give milk and Prasad(food offered to god). There is a separate place where milk can be poured to that shivling. As this is not allowed to go inside the chamber of a jyotirlinga, you can only see it from a distance. Then after waiting for a few minutes, we pray to god and move on. This temple is very well organized and maintained by authorities.
Tilak with Om looks very good. I like it. This mahakal temple is also famous for “Bhang” which you can get near to this temple. It’s intoxicated to try this. We took half-doze in two glasses. This is allowed in Hindu religion but in a controlled manner. It is considered as Prasad of lord shiv But I don’t suggest as it affects the body after an hour. Make sure about your safety if thinking to try this.
Tip- Take this on your own risk. Bhang is actually made of herbs which is intoxicated.
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This is a very good place. Mahakal means lord shiv who is the king of this universe. This is a common saying that No king stayed a night in Ujjain because Lord shiv (Mahakal) is the only King. In case, if he stays the night here then he can’t wake-up next morning. All Jyotirlinga has a specific name. This one is called as Mahakaleshwar. There is also another temple here which is Nagchandreshwar temple which only opens on the day of Nagpanchmi.
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