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Apr 18, 2024

10 Temples To Visit In Madhya Pradesh

TN Lifestyle Desk, Times Now Digital

Madhya Pradesh

Explore the beauty of Madhya Pradesh, loaded with magnificent temples. Here’s a compilation of 10 temples you need to visit in Madhya Pradesh atleast once in your lifetime.

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Kal Bhairav Temple

Located on the banks of the Shipra River, this temple is dedicated to the protector of Ujjain, Kaal Bhairav. Hundreds of devotees honour Bhairav Baba with the offering of alcohol as prasad each day

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Kandariya Mahadev Temple

From towering spires and intricate carvings to significant architecture and brilliant history, the largest temple surviving in Khajuraho is dedicated to Lord Shiva.

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Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga

Crowned as a timeless symbol of spirituality, Mahakaleshwar resides in the heart of Ujjain. The exclusive Bhasma Aarti makes this temple unique among the 12 jyotirlingas and you can witness the ash is delicately applied to the shivling.

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Annapurna Temple

Renowned as a famous religious temple and tourist attraction in Indore, it is adorned with spectacular carvings. The temple is dedicated to the goddess Annapurna, the goddess of food but also houses the shrines of Lord Hanuman and Kalabhairava.

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Matangeshwar Temple

The temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva, stands as the tallest in the city of Khajuraho and is visited by thousands of pilgrims on Maha Shivratri.

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Chaturbhuj Temple

Chaturbhuj temple, carved into a cliff face near a fort in Orchha, is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Built in 876 BC, it houses the world's oldest known inscribed zero.

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Shri Pashupatinath Temple

One of the famous temples in Madhya Pradesh, Shri Pashupatinath is situated at the banks of the Shivna River in Mandsaur district of Madhya Pradesh, and is popular for its eight-faced shivling.

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Omkareshwar Temple

Reigning supreme as the fourth jyotirlinga of lord Shiva, the temple is located on the banks of river Narmada in Omkareshwar. The temple is revered for its shayan aarti and it is believed that lord Shiva rests here at night.

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Javari Temple

Renowned as the most beautiful temple in Khajuraho, Javari temple is adorned for its intricate architecture and complicated carvings.

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Lakshmi Narayan Temple

Dedicated to goddess Lakshmi, this temple is a must-visit when in Madhya Pradesh. Located in Bhopal, the sanctum is has the idols of deities and you can explore a museum inside the temple consisting of artefacts from the 12th century.

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