1,351 Dishes, 60 Kinds Of Cigarettes, 40 Liquor Types Offered To Lord Bhairavnath In Ujjain Temple

by Sanmita A
1,351 Dishes, 60 Kinds Of Cigarettes, 40 Liquor Types Offered To Lord Bhairavnath In Ujjain Temple

If you’re interested and fascinated by the spiritual world, then this temple in Ujjain must have grabbed your attention. Once again, the temple came into the limelight after Lord Bhairavnath was offered a variety of dishes and alcohol during the pujas. A distinct variety of dishes, cigarettes, and liquor was offered on Bhairav Asthami to please God. You’ll be amazed by the plethora of things included in the offerings. Take a look.

Liquor, Dishes, Snacks & Cigarettes Offered In This Ujjain Temple

The temple, located in Madhya Pradesh, is the Kal Bhairava Temple. This Ujjain temple stands out for its offerings to please Lord Bhairavnath. A few of the offerings which were given to God include 1,351 types of dishes alone, 64 types of chocolates, 55 types of sweets, 56 types of snacks, 60 types of Gujarati snacks, 45 types of biscuits, 30 varieties of Gajak, 28 varieties of soft drinks, different types of fruits, 40 types of bakery foods, and lastly, 40 types of alcohol, starting from rum, whiskey to tequila and vodka.

Well, the prasad also included cannabis. Definitely, a feast was offered to please and worship Lord Bhairavnath in this Ujjain Temple. This left was stunned. These offerings and prasad were later distributed on Thursday after the Bhairav Asthami rituals.

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Other Spiritual Places In Ujjain

Ujjain Temple

Shri Mahakaleshwar Temple is another significant temple in Ujjain that attracts a large number of pilgrims every year. This is one of the significant Shiv temples in the country and one of the 12 Jyotirlingas in India. It is believed that this jyotirlinga emerged on it own. Mahakalesvara, Omkaresvara and Nagachandresvara reside in the three floors of this historic temple. The architecture of this Ujjain temple is a mix between the Bhumija, Chalukya and Maratha styles. In recent years, the temple has also had a gold covering on the top.

To reach Ujjain, book your flight to the nearest airport of Indore. The city has appropriate railway connections and road routes to India’s major cities.

To know more about the temple, and its history, head to the link here.

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