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Harsiddhi Temple

Significance

Significance


Harsiddhi Temple is located at Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh.It is Harsiddhi Mandir which is a Shaktipeeth near Rudra Sagar in Ujjain. Devi's elbow fell here. The idols are Devi as Mangalyachandika and Lord Shiva as Kapilamber.

The city of Ujjain is among the seven sacred cities of India. People worship here elbow of Maa Sati in place of the idol. This Shaktipeeth is worshipped to keep heart clean and healthy.

This place is called Maa Mangalyachandika Shaktipeeth.This Shaktipeeth gives people relief from lust and desire of physical life.

Once upon a time there were two demons named Chanda and Prachanda. They conquered the entire gods and they attącked Kailasa too. At that time Shiva and Parvathi are playing dice. Chanda and Prachanda defeated Nandi.

They are destroying Kailasa. Shiva meditated on Shakti. She appeared in the form of Hara siddhi and killed the demons.Hara siddhi is described as the Shakti of Tripurantaka. She is Mangala chandi, who gave courage to Lord Shiva to kill Tripurasuras.



About

About


Harsiddhi Mandir which is a Shaktipeeth near Rudra Sagar in Ujjain. Devi's elbow fell here. The idols are Devi as Mangalyachandika and Lord Shiva as Kapilamber. In the temple, Annapurna, Harsiddhi and Kali are placed one above the other.

Hara siddhi is described as Vaishnavi shakti. A Sri yantra is carved in the temple. The temple is called as Harsiddhi darwaja.The hall in front of the Garbha griha is painted in the roof, with the pictures of fiftyMatrika devis.

There are two very big Deepa stambhas in the temple campus. Prayageshwar Shiva linga is near by Hara siddhi.There is no Shiva linga of Kapilambara in Ujjain, at present.

he temple has five levels, one of that is underground. Brass lamps light the way to the underground sanctum or Garbha Griha where the Jyotirlinga is situated. The Linga is quite big in size and is encircled by a snake of silver.

On one side of the Linga there is the idol of Lord Ganesha while on the other side, idols of Goddess Parvati and Kartikeya are installed. The shikhara of temple is adorned with sculptural finery. The idol of Mahakaleshwar is known to be dakshinamurti, which means that it is facing the south.

Do & Don't

Do & Don't


Do:

  • Do pray your Ishta Devata before pilgrimage to Temple.
  • Do contact Temple Devasthanam information centre for enquiry, temple information and for Pooja details etc.
  • Do reserve your travel and accommodation at Temple well in advance.
  • Do bath and wear clean clothes before you enter the temple.
  • Do concentrate on God and Goddess inside the temple.
  • Do maintain silence and recite your Istamantram to yourself inside the temple.
  • Do observe ancient custom and traditions while in Temple.
  • Do respect religious sentiments at Temple.
  • Do deposit your offerings in the hundi only.

Don't s:


  • Do not come to Temple for any purpose other than worshipping of God and Goddess.
  • Do not smoke at Temple.
  • Do not consume alcoholic drinks at Temple.
  • Do not eat non-vegetarian food in the Kshetram.
  • Do not approach mediators for quick Darshanam. It may cause inconvenient to others.
  • Do not carry any weapon inside the temple.
  • Do not wear any head guards like helmets, caps, turbans and hats inside the temple premises.
  • Do not perform Sastanga Pranama inside the Sanctum Sanctorum.
  • Do not take much time while performing Sparsa Darshanam to God in Garbhagriha.
  • Do not buy spurious prasadams from street vendors.
  • Do not encourage beggars at Temple.
  • Do not spit or create nuisance in the premises of the temple.

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