Mahakal Lok Corridor Ujjain Inauguration:- The first phase of the Mahakaleshwar Temple Corridor Development Project in Ujjain city of Madhya Pradesh completed the Phase-1 with the cost of 351 crores (Total projects cost 856 crores) and inaugurated today by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. State Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan also present at the grand opening ceremony.
900m Mahakal Lok corridor has mural from Lord Shiva mythology in pink sandstone, Lord Shiva’s 190 statues of different forms of Lord Shiva and goddess Shakti. 108 aesthetically ornate pillars made of intricately carved sandstones that depict the Anand Tandav Swaroop (Lord Shiva’s dance form), Gushing fountains and a running panel of more than 50 murals depicting stories from the Shiv Puran are among the main highlights of the Mahakal Lok corridor Ujjain, Phase-1 project of Mahakal Lok Corridor Ujjain will help the pilgrims who visit here enriching the experience of world-class modern amenities.
Two majestic gateways are separated by a short distance “Nandi Dwar and Pinaki Dwar” at the starting point of the Mahakal Lok Corridor Ujjain, which winds its way to the temple’s entrance and offers an aesthetic view of the corridor premises.
PM said at the inauguration that feeling blessed after praying here and the glory of Mahakaleshwar restored today. The development of Jyotirlingas is the development of India’s spiritual vibrancy, In order to reach the heights of success it is necessary that India should touches its cultural heights and stands proudly with its identity.
The significance of Mahakaleshwar (South-facing Jyotirlinga)
The Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga in Ujjain is among the most eminent of the 12 Jyotirlingas in India is believed to be swayambhu (self-manifested). Mahakal has two meaning in Sanskrit (The Lord of Time and Death). But other 11 Jyotirlingas are believed ritually established with mantra-shakti, as opposed to Mahakaleshwar gets it power (Shakti) from within itself.
11/10/2022 By Hindustan View