Sunday 31 March 2013

12 Jyothirlingas: Shri Mahakaleshwara Temple Ujjain Address, Live Darshan Timings & Route Map

Jyothirlinga-Sri Mahakaleshwar, Ujjain
Shri Maha Kaleswar Temple is  the third sacred Jyothirlinga of Hindu Dwadasi(12) Jyothirlingas. The presiding deity of the temple is Lord Shiva in the form of Lingam. The temple is located at Ujjain, Madhyapradesh State, India. The Lingam at the temple is believed to be Swayambu(born of itself), deriving currents of Power(Shakti) from within itself as against the other images and Lingams which are ritually established and invested with Mantra-Shakti. 

The idol of Mahakaleshwar is known to be Dakshina Murthy, facing the South. This is an unique feature found only in Mahakaleshwar Temple among 12 Jyothirlingas.The offical website of the temple is

Shri Mahakaleshwara Temple Daily Pooja/Aarti Schedule Timings:
Aarti/Pooja From Month Chaitra to Ashwin(Aswijam) From month Karthika to Phaluguna(Falguna)
Temple Opens 3:30am 3:30am
Bhasma Aarti 4:00am to 6:00am 4:00am to 6:00am
Morning Pooja 7:00am to 7:45am 7:30am to 8:00am
Mid-Day Pooja 10:00am to 10:45am 10:30am to 11:00am
Evening Pooja 5:00pm to 5:45pm 5:30am to 6:00pm
Aarti Sri Mahakal 7:00pm to 7:45pm 7:30pm to 8:00pm
Shayana Aarti 10:30pm to 11:00pm 10:30pm to 11:00pm
Temple Closes 11:00pm 11:00pm
The Bhasma Aarti Time in the month of Shravan is 3:00am to 5:00am

Shri Mahakaleshwar Temple Live Darshan is available from 4:00am to 11:00pm. Live Darshan Web Link

Important Festivals:
The important festivals celebrated in Shri Mahakaleshwar Swamy Temple are
1)Maha Shivarathri,
2)Uma(Goddess Parvathi) Sanjhi Mahotsav begins in the month of Aswija Ekadasi Amavaysa(dark moon)
3)Shravan Mahotsavam in the holy month Sharavan
4)Naga Panchami on the fifth day of bright fortnight in Shravan month and more...

Shri Mahakaleshwara Temple Address & Contact Numbers:
Shri Mahakaleshwara Swamy Temple,
Harsiddhi Marg,
Madya Pradesh-456001,
Telephone Numbers: 0734-2550563/2559297/2551724/2585873

How to Reach:
By Rail: Ujjain railway station is well connected to all important cities in India. The temple is located at a distance of 2KM from Ujjain railway station.
By Road: Ujjain city is well connected to all cities of India.
By Air: The nearest airport to reach Ujjain is Indore Airport. The Ujjain city is located at a distance of 55km from Indore.

Route/Guide Map: