Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and one of the twelve Jyotirlingams, shrines which are said to be the most sacred abodes of Lord Shiva. It is situated in the antiquated city of Ujjain in the territory of Madhya Pradesh, India. The sanctuary is arranged in favor of the Rudra Sagar lake. The managing divinity, Lord Shiva in the lingam shape is accepted to be Swayambhu, getting flows of intensity from inside itself as against alternate pictures and lingams that are ceremonially settled and contributed with mantra-shakti.
The icon of Mahakaleshwar is known to be dakshinamurti, which implies that it is confronting the south. This is a one of a kind element, maintained by the tantric shivnetra convention to be discovered just in Mahakaleshwar among the 12 Jyotirlingas. The symbol of Omkareshwar Mahadev is sanctified in the sanctum over the Mahakal holy place. The pictures of Ganesh, Parvati and Karttikeya are introduced in the west, north and east of the sanctum sanctorum. Toward the south is the picture of Nandi, the vehicle of Lord Shiva.
The icon of Nagchandreshwar on the third story is open for darshan just upon the arrival of Nag Panchami. The sanctuary has five dimensions, one of which is underground. The sanctuary itself is situated in a roomy patio encompassed by enormous dividers close to a lake. The shikhar or the tower is embellished with sculptural delicacy. Metal lights light the route to the underground sanctum. It is trusted that prasada offered here to the divinity can be re-offered not at all like every single other sanctum.