Stampede among devotees for darshan of Baba ‘Mahakal’ on ‘Mahashivratri’, police handled the situation

Ujjain | Mahashivratri 2022: Today the whole country is celebrating Mahashivratri, the festival of Lord Shiva. On this occasion, every Shiva temple in the country is thronged with huge crowd of devotees. Every devotee is engaged in wooing his Lord Bholenath. In such a situation, there is an influx of devotees in Ujjain, the city of Lord Mahakal. In such a situation, the doors of the Mahakal King’s temple (Mahakal Mandir Ujjain) have been opened from 3 o’clock in the morning for the devotees to have darshan. Now the doors of Baba’s temple will be closed only after the night aarti on March 2.

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Barricades fell, police helpless in front of huge crowd of devotees
Mahashivratri 2022: Today on Tuesday, first of all the Bhasma Aarti of Baba Mahakal took place. In which a huge number of devotees had darshan of Baba. People have come from far and wide and also from other states to have darshan of Mahakal. In such a situation, when the doors of Baba’s temple opened, there was a stampede among the devotees for darshan. Devotees started queuing outside the temple from 2 o’clock in the night to have darshan of Baba Mahakal. As soon as Baba’s darshan opened at 3 am, the devotees started running. Due to which the barricades installed there fell, the metal detectors of the police fell. The police handled the situation with great difficulty.

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Baba Mahakal’s Mahapuja will start from 11 o’clock tonight
On the festival of Lord ‘Bholenath’, ‘Mahashivratri’, Mahakaleshwar will be worshiped and consecrated in the sanctum sanctorum from today at 11 pm in the Mahakal temple. During this, Baba Mahakal’s ashes dust, wearing Rudraksh garland, earth purification, ghost purification, antarmatrika, bahirmatrika, Mahanyas, Laghunyas, Rudra worship, Panchavatra worship will take place. Bilva leaves will be offered to Shri Mahakaleshwar from Shiv Sahastra name. Apart from this, once a year in the afternoon Bhasma Aarti of Baba will be held on March 2 at 12 o’clock.

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The splendor of Shiva Parvati marriage fascinated the devotees

The courtyard of Mahakal is shining with flowers, posters, rangoli and lights. Mangal lamp will also be lit in Twilight Vela on Tuesday evening. There will be lamp decoration in the Kotitirth Kund and 44 temples of the complex. The splendor of Shiva Parvati marriage is fascinated by the devotees. The temple administration has set a target of providing darshan to more than 2 lakh devotees in 44 hours.

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