Rajrajeshwar Temple, Maheshwar

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Address: Rajrajeshwar Temple, Maheshwar, Madhya Pradesh 451224, India

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About Rajrajeshwar Temple, Maheshwar

Rajrajeshwar Temple is another great example of simplistic architecture during the time of Ahilyabai Holkar. Situated very close to the Ahilya Fort and also to the Narmada Ghat, the feeling of devotion comes almost at an instant as soon as you step inside the temple. The association of Maheshwar with temples is very old and the aartis here are extremely lively. The ghat nearby somewhat reminds you of the famous ghat in Varanasi and is a definite must visit.

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  • Take a rickshaw.

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Rajrajeshwar Temple, Maheshwar Reviews

  • Maheshwar is a 4,000 year old town in Madhya Pradesh, India the image of the Ahilya Fort is reflected in the river Narmada below. The city is mentioned in Hindu epics, Mahabharta and Ramayana also but the name of the city in these epics is 'Mahishmati'. Akbar built the fort in the year 1601. In the 18 th century, Maharani Ahilya Bai became the queen of Holkar Dynasty. She built many temples and buildings. The Ghats of the city in the river Narmada below are named after the dynasties like Peshwa Ghat, Fanase Ghat, Ahilya Ghat. The magnificent fort houses an archaeological museum that displays antiques and different possessions of Holkar Dynasty. Temples of Maheshwar are famous for the unique balconies. temples here also have intricately crafted walls. there is an exceptionally carved doorway. Kaleshwara Temple, Rajarajeshwara Temple, Akhileshwara Temple and Vithaleshwara Temple are the most known temples. The meaning of Maheshwar is the 'Abode or Lord Shiva' and has a special significance to devotees of Shiva.

  • At present, the Raj Rajeshwar temple is in the form of a pagoda, where 11 unbroken lamps have been burning for many centuries, and are never exhausted by any half, storm, rain, flood, war etc. It is believed that this monastery is the Samadhi Mandir of Arjuna. The birth anniversary of Arjuna is celebrated with great enthusiasm in Maheshwar, this three-day festival begins with the Shukla Saptami of Agahan month and ends with great food

  • A must see temple within Maheswar fort. The temple was dedicated to Sri Karthya Veerarjuna having Thousand hands. Said to be Avatar of Sudarshan Chakra, weapon of Sri Maha Vishnu. Small temple, but worth visit.

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