Ahilyeshwar Temple, Maheshwar

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  • In the center of Fort this old Shivling has magnificent view and architecture. It is protected very well and has two entrance, one from ghants and one from the way, Rajwada to Ghants. During my visit ...  more »
  • Central to the Ahilya Fort complex, known locally as Ahilyabai’s Chatri, it was built in honor of Maharani Devi Ahilyabai, the great Queen who brought the capitol of her dynasty to Maheshwar on the gh...  more »
  • The Ahilyeshwar temple in Maheswar is the biggest and grandest temple dedicated to Lord Shiva famous for intricate architecture and sculptures. It is situated next to Ahilyabai ghat next to Narmada ri...  more »
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  • I have only one word for this Temple...गज़ब (amazing). If you like ancient engineering you should must see this Temple... Wow it's a great feeling to present here.. I'm unable to share what I feel there.. You should must plan to visit Maheshwar to see these historical properties... जय भोलेनाथ...
  • 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.
  • Ahilyeshwar Mahadev mandir was made by holkars asa tribute to Ahilya bai Holkar. This temple was construccted in 34 years with a huge cast of that time about 1.5 crores rupees. and can be seen from distances. The temple is a shivalay with great stone sculputures .  Pillers have statues of dashavtar of Hindu sanatan dharm Matsy, Varah, Kachhap, Vaman, Nrasingh, Parshuram, Ram, Krishna, Budhh, and Kalki avatars
  • Beautiful sculpture
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