Harisiddhi Temple

This temple occupies a unique area withinside the galaxy of historic sacred spots of Ujjain. Seated among the idols of Mahalaxmi and Mahasaraswati, the idol of Annapurna is painted in darkish vermilion color. The Sri Yantra, the image of energy or shakti, is likewise enshrined withinside the temple.According to the Shiva Purana, whilst Shiva over excited the burning frame of Sati from the sacrificial fire, her elbow delivered to this area. There is an exciting legend withinside the Skanda Purana approximately the way wherein the Goddess Chandi obtained the epithet of Harsiddhi. Once whilst Shiva and Parvati have been on my own on Mount Kailash, demons Chand and Prachand attempted to pressure their manner in.Shiva referred to as upon Chandi to spoil them which she did. Pleased, Shiva bestowed upon her the epithet of `person who vanquishes all`. The temple turned into reconstructed in the course of the Maratha length and the 2 pillars decorated with lamps are unique capabilities of Maratha art. These lamps lit in the course of Navaratri, gift an excellent spectacle. There is an historic properly at the premises, and an inventive pillar embellishes the pinnacle of it.