Suryakumar Yadav, Washington Sundar & Kuldeep Yadav Visit Mahakal Temple In Ujjain To Pray For Rishabh Pant

by Suchismita Pal
Suryakumar Yadav, Washington Sundar & Kuldeep Yadav Visit Mahakal Temple In Ujjain To Pray For Rishabh Pant

Indian cricketers Suryakumar Yadav, Washington Sundar and Kuldeep Yadav visited the recently inaugurated Mahakal Temple in Ujjain to offer prayers before their final ODI match in Indore and for the speedy recovery of their friend Rishabh Pant. They took part in early morning Bhasma Aarti offered to Lord Shiva, inside the temple.

The Indian Cricketers Visited The Temple Ahead Of Their Final ODI Match

The Indian cricket team is now preparing to win the final match of their ODI against New Zealand. The players have flown to Madhya Pradesh’s Indore for the match scheduled to take place on January 24, 2023 at Holkar’s Stadium. A day before the match, the three players, along with other staff, visited the nearby Mahakal Temple in Ujjain. Suryakumar Yadav also uploaded a picture from the temple on his Instagram story.

 Mahakal Temple
Picture Credits: Instagram/Suryakuma Yadav and Twitter/ Shree Mahakaleshwar Ujjain

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The first phase of the Mahakal Lok Corridor in Ujjain was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 11, 2022.  Located alongside the holy river Shipra, the temple is one of India’s 12 jyotirlingas with spectacular figures of Lord Shiva, murals, an open-air theatre, a serene lotus pond and much more.

Exploring The Mahakal Temple With Team Curly Tales

Maratha general Ranoji had constructed the temple back in 1734 CE. Ujjain’s Mahakaleshwar Temple is the only south facing jyotirlinga in India, signifying the lord of time and death. The shrine underwent a slew of renovations in the past. But the latest renovation and the extended corridor can mesmerise every spiritual traveller. Curly Tales Chief Travelling in Officer and Editor-in-Chief Kamiya Jani visited the 900-metre extended corridor of the temple. The temple has two majestic gates, Nandi Dwar and Pinaki Dwar. Beneath the Nandi Dwar, lies a magnificent shivaling. Interestingly, the idols and murals at the shrine have QR codes on them. Visitors can scan these codes to get details about these murals and statues.

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The government has allotted over 800 crores for the renovation of the temple. The second phase of the 50-acre project is awaiting completion. When are you planning to visit the temple?

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