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Mahakaleshwar, The Story Of 3rd Jyotirlinga of Shiva

Mahakaleshwar, The Story Of 3rd Jyotirlinga of Shiva

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Mahakaleshwar

Let’s explore the story behind the Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga and its Temple.

1. Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga was the 3rd Linga in the list of 12 Jyotirlingas.

Mahakaleshwar

2. Located on the banks of the Kshipra River, Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh is Mahakaleshwar Temple.

Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh

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3. This Jyotirlinga is one of the important pilgrimage sites in central India, Madhya Pradesh.

4. According to the Puranas, there was a 5-year-old boy, Shrikar. The boy was delighted by the devotion of King Chandrasen of Ujjain.

5. Shrikar took a stone and started worshipping that stone, believing it to be Shiva. Many people tried to divert him in many ways, but his devotion kept on growing

Stone

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6. Pleased by his devotion, Shiva turns himself into a Jyotirlinga, residing in the Mahakal forest.

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Mahakal forest

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7. Temple thus is also considered as the Muktisthal for Hindus.

Mahakaleshwar Temple

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Have you ever been to Mahakaleshwar Temple?

Blog Edited By Ritika Gupta

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