Monday, 20 June 2016

The Holy City of Lord Bhagwan Shankar Mahakal, Ujjain

INTRODUCTION 
The Holy City of Lord  Bhagwan Shankar Mahakal, The Holy City of Lord  Bhagwan Shankar Mahakal, Ujjain The Holy City of Lord Bhagwan Shankar Mahakal Ujjain 

Introduction

The Holy City of Lord  Mahakal, Ujjain, is known by several names in Vedas and Puranas. The word ‘Avanti’ has repeatedly surfaced in the verses of Vedas. Another name Ujjayini has emerged in the sutra  “Striyamwanti Kurubhyashcha” of great scholar Panini. The Holy City of Lord  Bhagwan Shankar Mahakal, Ujjain was named after King Kartavirya Arjun’s son Avanti which was later called as 
Avantika, Avantipuri, Avanti Nagri or Avantikapuri. The Holy City of Lord  Bhagwan Shankar Mahakal, Ujjain was even called as Vishala due to its large area and Padmavati due to its grand places and prosperity.

In ancient times, The Holy City of Lord  Bhagwan Shankar mahakal, Ujjain had several names including Padmavati, Swarnashringa, Kushashthali, Avantika, Amravati and Churamani. It was also called ’Kanakshringa’ due to the golden designs on its structures. It was named as ‘Kumudvati’ because flowers were found in abundance here. 

The Holy City of Lord  Bhagwan Shankar Mahakal, Ujjain was called as ‘Pratikalpa’ as it was ruined and settled frequently.

According to the Brahmapuran, Ujjayini was described as one of the most significant city of the world. Equipped with all kinds of joys, it was called as ‘Bhogavati’ while The 
Holy City of Lord  Bhagwan Shankar Mahakal, Ujjain was also known as ‘Hiranyavati’ due to the prosperity.

The Holy City of Lord  Bhagwan Shankar Mahakal, Ujjain was called as ‘Vikrampuri’ as it was the capital of king 
Vikramaditya, the founder of Vikram Samvat calendar while it was named Mahakalpuri or Shivpuri as world’s famous Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga is situated here. The Holy City 
of Lord  Bhagwan Shankar Mahakal, Ujjain has been named as Avanti in the epics like Vedas, Valmiki Ramayan and Mahabharat.
 The most popular name ‘Ujjayini’ is still in 
use with a slight modification as Ujjain.  The Holy City of Lord  Bhagwan Shankar Mahakal, Ujjain was prosperous due to its richness of gardens. In ‘Prakrit’ 
language, garden is called ‘Ujjain’ and thus The Holy City of Lord  Bhagwan Shankar Mahakal, Ujjain was titled Ujjayini which was later named as Ujjain.

Archaeological Landscape

Another source that confirms the ancient character of The Holy City of Lord  Bhagwan Shankar Mahakal, Ujjain is the coinage. During excavations carried out near the 
Bhartrihari Caves, a kunda yielded coins dating to the pre-Mauryan period. Punch-marked and cast coins are found here dating from the 3rd century BC to the 1st century AD. 




Other Religious Places in Ujjain

    The central island of Rudrasagar
    Vikrant Bhairav
    Navagraha Temple of Saturn
    Shri Gaby Hanuman Temple
    Shri Ram Temple
    Shri Yogmaya Temple
    Maharajwada
    Shri Anant Narayan Temple
    Ranjeet Hanuman Temple
    Satyanarayan Temple
    Jagdish Temple
    Shrinathji Temple
    Parshuram Temple
    Chardham Temple
    Tower Square
    84 Mahadev Temple
    Bohra the Rosa
    Mukteshwar Mahadev
    Bijasen Mata Temple
    Yogeshwari temple
    Pashupatinath Temple
    Chausath Yogini Mata
    Museum
    Planetarium
    Kothi Palace
    Padampura Jain Temple
    Laxmi Narayan Temple
    Tapobhumi
    Shri Nav Durga Temple
    Shri Tirupati Dham Temple
    Vaishya Tekri
    Baba Ramdev Temple

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Contact person  : Rajesh Tiwari, 
+91 -9406841345, 9893264726
B-110, Dindayal Complex,
 Ujjain (MP), India

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