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Sharda Temple, Maihar

Maihar city is known for the Maa Sharda devi temple (around of 502 A.D.), situated at the top of Trikoota hill which is around 5 km from the railway station. There are 1063 steps to reach the top of the hill.Alongwith stairs,there is ropeway for convenience of the pilgrims developed government authorities. Maihar Devi temple is a travel destination under the supervision of M.P. tourism, Government of Madhya Pradesh.  A temple which has great relevance for the followers of Devi ma. Located atop a hill which indeed gives a very nice panoramic view of the entire range of hills and city of maihar. The cable car is a great boon for a quick visit otherwise the stair and climb is nice for the more adventure loving people.

About the city, Maihar

It is said that when lord Shiva was carrying the body of the dead mother goddess (Mai in Hindi) Sati, her necklace (har in Hindi) fell at this place and hence the name "Maihar" (Maihar = Mai+Har, meaning the "necklace of mother"). there is also one fact about Maihar, that related to famous king Alha and his brother Udal.

According to the locals of Maihar, the warriors Alha and Udal, who had war with Prithvi Raj Chauhan, were very strong followers of Sharda Devi. It is said that they are the first ones to visit the goddess in this remote forest. They called the mother goddess by the name "Sharda Mai", and henceforth she became popular as "Mata Sharda Mai". Alha worshiped for 12 years and got the amaratva with the blessings of Sharda Devi. Behind the temple and downhill is Alha Pond. The people of Maihar believe that Alha is still alive and comes at 4:00 a.m. to worship the Goddess Sharda.

Address: Maa Sharda Temple, Maihar, Santa district, Madhya Pradesh, India, Pin–485771.

Timings of the Temple:

The temple is open from 5.00 a.m. to 8.00 a.m. and from 4.00 p.m. to 9.00 p.m.

Best time to visit:

Anytime of the year but preferably from October to March to avoid hot summers.

How to Reach: 

Maihar is famous for Maa Sharda Devi temple and the place is full of spiritual travellers even on a working day. Maihar city is known for the Maa Sharda devi temple situated at the top of Trikoota hill which is around 5 km from the railway station. There are 1063 steps to reach the top of the hill.

 

  • By Air: There are no regular flights from other major cities of the country to Maihar. Nearest airport is Khajuraho Airport.
  • By Rail: Maihar is well connected to other major cities of the country via regular trains. Railway Station(s): Maihar (MYR)
  • By Bus: You can easily get regular buses to Maihar from other major cities of the country.

 

Nearby Attractions:

  1. Gola Math Temple : This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. This east facing Pancharathi temple is built in Nagara style and has been built during Kalchuri period(10th 11th century A.D.). It is said that this temple was built in one fortnight only.
  2. Art Ichol: Developed recently in 2014, this fantastic art work gallery is a must visit in Maihar. Situated in Satna Road this is barely 5kms from the town.
Some other attractions are Badi Mai Temple, Oila Temple, Alha Temple, Bada Akhada Temple, Pannikhoh Falls and Caves, Purva Falls.
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बैद्यनाथ धाम ज्योतिर्लिंग :

बैद्यनाथ ज्योतिर्लिंग मंदिर को ही बाबा बैद्यनाथ धाम भी कहा जाता है।इस जगह को शिव के सबसे पवित्र निवास स्थान और 12 ज्योतिर्लिंगों में से एक माना जाता है। यह भारत के झारखंड राज्य के देवघर में स्थित है। इस मंदिर परिसर है बाबा बैद्यनाथ का ज्योतिर्लिंग स्थापित है।मंदिर परिसर में बैद्यनाथ धाम ज्योतिर्लिंग के अलावा 21 अन्य मंदिर भी हैं।

पूजा का महत्त्व:

भगवान शिव के पूजा में बेलपत्र चढ़ाना सर्वश्रेठ और शुभ माना गया है। तीन पत्तियों का संगम, शिव की तीन आंखों के अलावा उनके त्रिशूल का भी प्रतीक है, जो पिछले तीन जन्मों के पापों को नष्ट करने के वाला माना जाता है। हालाँकि, वृक्ष के बेलपत्र तोड़ने का भी एक समय होता हैं। कहा जाता हैं कि महादेव सौ कमल चढ़ाने से जितने प्रसन्न होते हैं, उतना ही एक नीलकमल चढ़ाने पर होते हैं और एक हजार नीलकमल के बराबर एक बेलपत्र होता है। इसीलिए भगवान शिव को प्रसन्न करने के लिए बेलपत्र चढ़ाना चाहिए।

पूजा कैसे होगी?

हमारे द्वारा नियुक्त पुजारी बैद्यनाथ धाम मंदिर में बेलपत्र द्वारा स्थापित विधी से पूजा सम्पन्न करते है।

पूजा सामग्री:

बेलपत्र, जल, फूल।

पूजा अवधि:

नित्य, 10 मिनट

पूजा करने वाले पंडितों की संख्या:
  • पंडित मोती राम मिश्रा 35 वर्षों के अनुभव के साथ।

  • पंडित ललन मिश्रा 10 वर्षों के अनुभव के साथ।

डिसक्लेमर : हम किसी भी मंदिर के एजेंट, सहयोगी या प्रतिनिधि नहीं हैं। हम पूरे देश में फैले पंडितों के अपने नेटवर्क के माध्यम से सेवाएं प्रदान करवाते हैं

इस पूजा को बुकिंग के 7 दिनों के अंदर शुरु करवाया जाएगा।

About the Temple :

Baidyanath Jyotirlinga temple, also known as Baba Baidyanath dham and Baidyanath dham is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas, the most sacred abodes of Shiva. It is located in Deoghar in the Santhal Parganas division of the state of Jharkhand, India. It is a temple complex consisting of the main temple of Baba Baidyanath, where the Jyotirlinga is installed, and 21 other temples.

About the Puja:

Offering Bilva or belpatra in Shiva Puja is important and considered auspicious. A confluence of three leaves, "Bilva" is symbolic of Shiva's three eyes as well as his trident (trishul) which is believed to destroy sins of the past three births. However, there are certain days when one should not pluck the bel leaves from a tree.

How Puja is done ?

The purohits and pandits will perform the puja with proper rituals and right procedure inside Baba Baidyanath Dham Temple.

Puja Samagri:

Belpatra, Jal, Flowers.

Puja Duration:

10 mins, Everday

Number of Pandits performing Puja:
  • Pandit Moti Ram Mishra with 35 years of experience.

  • Pandit Lallan Mishra with 10 years of experience.

Disclaimer : We are not an agent, associate or representative of any temple. We perform services through our own network of Pandits spread throughout the country

Please note it can take up to 7 days to schedule the puja.