Ahilyabai Temple

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  • Address: Ahilyabai Temple, Maheshwar, Madhya Pradesh 451224, India
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 00:30 Mins
  • Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Family And Kids

Ahilyabai Temple - Review

Also known as the Ahilyeshwar Temple, the aarti here is a definite event to attend. It is situated near Narmada Ghat and is one of the most beautiful examples of simple yet grand architecture of the former Maratha builders. This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and was built during the regime of Ahilyabai Holkar. You should explore the nooks and corners of the temple to find out some really beautiful spots and the view of Narmada river.

Ahilyabai Temple Information

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Ahilyabai Temple Opening and Closing Hours

  • Find out the aarti timings from the locals.

How To reach Ahilyabai Temple by Public Transport

  • Take a rickshaw.

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  • Ahilyabai Temple Address: Ahilyabai Temple, Maheshwar, Madhya Pradesh 451224, India
  • Ahilyabai Temple Timing: 24-hrs
  • Ahilyabai Temple Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Ahilyabai Temple(preferred time): 06:00 am - 09:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Ahilyabai Temple: 00:30 Mins
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  • 95% of people who visit Maheshwar include Ahilyabai Temple in their plan

  • 41.4% of people start their Ahilyabai Temple visit around 09 AM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Ahilyabai Temple

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93.44% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Ahilyabai Temple

People normally club together Ahilya Ghat and Rajrajeshwar Temple while planning their visit to Ahilyabai Temple.

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  • It is a good place to know our history. You should definitely visit here.

  • It should be in your must visit list while you are in Maheshwar. Lots of other tourist point of Interests are nearby in walking distance. Ahilyabai Temple, Maheshwar, Madhya Pradesh, India. A person whose good work definitely made her a goddess! Maharani Ahilyadevi Holkar (31 May 1725 – 13 August 1795) was the Holkar Queen of the Dhangar Malwa kingdom, India. Rajmata Ahilyabai was born in the village of Chondi in Jamkhed, Ahmednagar, Maharashtra. Ahilyabai's husband Khanderao Holkar was killed in the battle of Kumbher in 1754. Twelve years later, her father-in-law, Malhar Rao Holkar, died. A year after that she was crowned as the queen of the Malwa kingdom. Rani Ahilyabai was a great pioneer and builder of Hindu temples. She built hundreds of temples and Dharmashala throughout India. Some are: Amarkantak- Shri Vishweshwar Temple, Kotithirth Temple, Gomukhi Temple, Dharamshala, Vansh Kund Ayodhya (U.P)– Built Shri Ram Temple, Shri Treta Ram Temple, Shri Bhairav Temple, Nageshwar/Siddhnath Temple, Sharayu Ghat, well, Swargadwari Mohatajkhana, Dharamshalas Badrinath (Uttarakhand) – Badrinath Temple, Shri Kedareshwar and Hari Temples, Dharamshalas Dwarka (Gujarat) – Mohatajkhana, Pooja House Gangotri – Vishwanath, Kedarnath, Annapurna and Bhairav Temples, many Dharmashalas Gaya (Bihar) – Vishnupad Haridwar – Kushawarth Ghat Indore – Many Temples and ghats Kedarnath – Dharmashala and Kund Maheshwar – Hundreds of temples, ghats, dharmaShalas and houses Omkareshwar (MP) – Mamaleshwar Mahadev, Amaleshwar, Trambakeshwar Temples (Jirnnodhar), Gauri Somnath Temple, Dharmashalas, Prayag (Allahabad UP) – Vishnu Temple, Dharmashala, Garden, Ghat, Palace Puri (Odisha) – Shri Ramchandra Temple, Dharmashala and Garden Pushkar – Ganpati Temple, Dharmashala, Garden Rameswaram (TN) – Hanuman Temple, Shri Radha Krishna Temple, Dharmashala, Well, Garden etc. Rishikesh – Many temples including Shrinathji and Govardhan ram temples Ujjain (MP) – Chintaman Ganapati, Janardhan, Shrilila urushottam, Balaji Tilakeshwar, Ramjanaki Ras Mandal, Gopal, Chitnis, Balaji, Ankpal, Shiv and many other temples, 13 ghats, well and many Dharmashalas etc. Varanasi – Kashi Vishwanath Temple (1780), Shri Tarakeshwar, Shri Gangaji, Ahilya Dwarkeshwar, Gautameshwar, Many Shiva Temples; Ghats including Manikarnika

  • Ahilyeshwar temple is situated in Maheshwar and a famous temple in Madhya Pradesh. Derived from the name of Lord Shiva, Maheshwar in Hindi means ‘habitat of Shiva’. It is believed that King Sahasrarjun, husband of 500 wives stopped River Narmada with his 1,000 arms to create a play field for his wives. On the riverside, during this time, Ravana made a Shivalinga. The Shivalinga was washed away when he released the water of the river, which resulted in war between the two. He placed ten lamps on Ravana’s heads and one on his hand after the victory of the king. At present, in the Sahasrarjun temple 11 lamps are lighted that keeps the event alive. Since the 5th century, Maheshwar is the centre for handloom weaving factories, which deliver India's finest handloom fabric. The state served as the capital of Rajmata Ahilya Devi Holkar during the 18th century, the ruler of Indore, who encouraged infrastructural developments in the town. For its views of Narmada Ghat, the holy town is popular. The prominent temples of the destination include Omkareshwar Temple, Rajarajeshwara Temple, Queen’s Fort and Ahilyeshwar Temple. The best time to visit Maheshwar is during the months of July to March, when the weather conditions are ideal for sightseeing. The destination is inhabited mostly by Hindus, and the Swaadhyaaya Bhavan Ashram organises Maha Mrityunjaya Rath Yatra once a year. In the destination with great enthusiasm - Gudi Padava, Teej and Nag Panchami are the prominent festivals celebrated. On every Monday of Shravan month, bhaang is served as the prasad of lord Shiva.

  • Hindu temple awesome place for filmmaking like a set

  • Historic! If you are not a religious person then I would counsel you to visit the place other than Mahashivratri because there is huge crowd visit it on that day.

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