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Ujjain (Avantika)

Mahakaleshwar temple, Ujjain district, Madhya Pradesh Mahakaleshwar temple, Ujjain district, Madhya Pradesh Devi Avantika, Bhairav Hills, Ujjain district, Madhya Pradesh Devi Harsiddhi Mandir, Ujjain district, Madhya Pradesh Devi Harsiddhi Mandir, Ujjain district, Madhya PradeshMeditation: I meditate on devotee Veda Priya and brahmanas worshipping Lord Shiva at Avanti, surrendering for protection against demon Dushana; and appearance of Lord Shiva (Mahakaleshwar) vanquishing demon Dushana with a humkara.
(Shiva Purana - Koti Rudra Samhita 16)

Ujjain (Avantika): Ujjain or Ujjayini is an ancient pilgrimage which was known as Avantika or Avanti in ancient times. Ujjain is a Moksha Puri, has a Jyotirlinga, has two Shakti Peethas, and is a place of Kumbha Mela. Ujjain is located on the bank of river Shipra.

Moksha Puri: Ujjain is one of the seven Moksha Puris (Mathura, Ayodhya, Mayapuri, Kashi, Kanchi, Avantika and Dwarka).

Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga: Mahakaleshwar temple of Ujjain is a Jyotirlinga identified with the Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga mentioned in Shiva Purana - Koti Rudra Samhita 16.

Bhairava Parvata Shakti Peetha: Devi Avantika temple of Ujjain is a Shakti Peetha identified with the Bhairava Parvata Shakti Peetha mentioned in the Peetha Nirnaya Tantra.

Ujjayini Shakti Peetha: Devi Harsiddhi temple of Ujjain is a Shakti Peetha identified with the Ujjayini Shakti Peetha mentioned in the Peetha Nirnaya Tantra.

Place of Kumbha Mela: Ujjain is one of the four places where Kumbha Mela is held (Prayag, Haridwar, Ujjain and Nashik).

• Ujjain is located in the Ujjain district of Madhya Pradesh.


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