3Jyotirlinga Shree Mahakaleshwar Mahakaleshwar is known to be dakshinamukhi, facing the South. This is a unique feature, upheld by tantric tradition to be found only in Mahakaleshwar among the 12 jyotirlingas
4Jyotirlinga Shree Mahakaleshwar At present the Hight of Temple is 111 feet with 108 pillarsReconstruct in 11 A.D.Altutmish pulled this temple down in 1235 A.D.Reconstruction of the present temple structure was done at the instance of Ramchandra Baba Shenvi, a subedar of Malwa under Ranoji Scindia.Ujjain used to be centre point of the calculation of the Indian time (in the past the ujjain is the Greenwich of India) and Mahakala was considered as the distinctive presiding deity of UjjainThe lingam at the Mahakal is believed to be swayambhu (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 temple is three storied 1- Shree Mahakaleshwar 2- Shree Omkareshwar 3- Nagchandreshwar on the third storey is open for darshan only on the day of Nagpanchami
5The Bhasma aarti time In Shravan Month is 3:00 am to 5:am Shree Mahakaleshwar Temple daily Pooja scheduleFrom month Chaitra to AshwinFrom month Kartik to FalgunBhasma Aarti4:00 am to 6:00 am4:00 am to 6:00 amMorning Pooja7:00 am to 7:30 am7:00 am to 7:30 amMid day Pooja10:00 am to 11:30 am10:00 am to 11:30 amEvening Pooja5:00 pm to 5:30 pm5:30 pm to 6:30 amAarti Shri Mahakal7:00 pm to 7:30 pm7:30 pm to 8:00 amClosing Time11:00 pm11:00 pmThe Bhasma aarti time In Shravan Month is 3:00 am to 5:am
6Special Pooja & abhishek Bhat ka shringarBhang ka shringarChandan ka shringarGhrit ka shringarMava ka shringarLaghurudra AbhishekMaharudra AbhishekMahamritunjaya Jap & AbhishekRudra path 11 avartanRudra path ek avartanShiva Mahiman StrotaSamanya Pooja
7Mahashivratri-Mahashivratri was the fourteenth day of the dark night in the month of Falgun i.e. February-March. This festival of Maha Shivratri is held in great esteem in the Mahakaleshwar Shiv's Lingum is worshipped with the performance of all the religious rites and rituals.
8Uma Sanjhi Mahotasava this Mahotsava is begin In the month of Ashwin Ekadashi to Amawasya 5 days function is celebrated in temple.Next day on shukla paksha pratipada the procession of Uma (godess Parvati) pass through the streets of Ujjain with great joy and draw attendance of lakhs of people.
9Jyotirlinga Shree Mahakaleshwar Every Monday of Shravan Month celebrations is held in the temple premises and national level artists are participate the Shravan Mahotasava
10Financial Management Year Income Expenditures saving 1995-1996 36.13 Rs. In lacksYearIncomeExpendituressaving36.1340.54-4.436.3334.761.5753.343.839.4767.4861.635.8581.1772.68.57120.2572.6247.63100.7264.0536.67154.2293.8360.39202.51159.0743.44363.76202.6161.16
11Financial ManagementThe income of Temple in is 3.63 crores & this year at the end of March 06 is above 4 croresRs. In lacks
12Temple SecurityTemple security at the temple is hi-tech. 25 CCTV 07 metal detectors & 2 scanners are installed.A control room for watching & controlling all parts of the templeThe temple management is also adopted the new security measures in this year.
13Crowd ControlIn the Temple to devotees attract on every Monday & in the Mahashivratri, Nagpanchami & Shravan the no of devotees is more then 1 lacks700 meters railing in the temple premises & 500 meters railing is outside of the temple with necessary facilities like water, urinals etc.Inside the temple there are no ladders. Ramp is made for senior citizen, handicapped & children.
14Information Technology The website of the temple is developed & launched.Devotees can log on to the temple website – for getting information about the temple, booking of puja & donationsContact us at –
15Accommodation & other facilities Near temple two dharmashalas (Mahakal Dharmashala & Pt. Surnayaran Vyas Dharmashala) are available which are under control of the temple administration.In Mahakal Dharmashala 12 Ac & 13 non Ac room, 12 dormitory are available at reasonable rates.Temple administration conduct an Annakshetra where devotee can take meal free of charge.At the time of huge crowed special darshan facility is available on Rs. 101Temple administration provide the facility of Tilak & Prasad (free of charge) for every devotee.