Maheshwar is yet another traveler goal of Madhya Pradesh. Maheshwar is industrially exceptionally solid as it is the cotton yarn and sari creating town of the state. The name of the place truly signifies ‘living space of Shiva’ and gets its name from Lord Shiva, Maheshwar. Situated on the Ghats of River Narmada, this wonderful heavenly city is yet another plume in Madhya Pradesh tourism. There are numerous appealing touring choices in and around Maheshwar that will bring you down history path and make your delight in our eminent past.
Maheshwar on the banks of the Narmada was capital of King Sahasrarjun. One day the King and his 500 spouses went to the waterway for a cookout. At the point when the spouses needed a tremendous play region, the King ceased the strong stream Narmada with his 1000 arms. While they were all living it up, Ravana flew by in his Pushpak Vimana. Downstream, when he saw the dry waterway bed, he thought it was a perfect place to appeal to Lord Shiva. He made a shivalinga out of sand and started to supplicate.
At the point when Sahasrajuna’s spouses were done and they ventured out of the stream bed, he let the waters stream. The voluminous stream streamed down clearing Ravana’s shivalinga along, botching up his supplications. Enraged, Ravana followed Sahasrajuna and tested him. Furnished to the grip the strong Ravana was in for a colossal shock. The strong Sahasrarjuna with the 1000 arms stuck Ravana to the ground. At that point he set 10 lights on his heads and one on his hand. Subsequent to tying up Ravana, Sahasrarjuna dragged him home and fixing him up to the support post of his child. A mortified Ravana stayed detainee until his discharge was secured.
Maheshwar is a sacred goal however notwithstanding it one can have numerous different exercises to do like sculling, appreciating legacy structures like stronghold, royal residence, cenotaphs, ghats. Their are around 28 ghats in Maheshwar out of which vital ones are Ahilya-ghat, Mahila-ghat, Peshwa-ghat and Phanse-ghat. Out of number of critical and little sanctuaries, ghats, cenotaphs, here we have attempted to cover a portion of the vital ones for accommodation of voyagers.
PLACE TO VISIT IN MAHESHWAR:
Touring in Queens Fort The place of home of one India’s most noteworthy queen’s, Ahilyabai Holkar, this delightful landmark is a genuine representation of the taste and craftsmanship that developed hugely amid Queen Holkar’s rule.
worked under the administration of Queen Holkar, the Narmada Ghat gives you an incredible perspective of the River Narmada.
Sanctuaries of Maheshwar:
Every sanctuary has an unmistakable style and engineering and speaks to the sacredness of this town in entirety. Some vital sanctuaries are-Omkareshwar sanctuary, Ahilyeshwar sanctuary, Jaleshwar sanctuary, Pandrinath sanctuary, Rajarajeshwar sanctuary, Kashivishwanath sanctuary, Tilbhandeshwar sanctuary, Kaleshwar sanctuary, and so on.
Known to be in presence and home to numerous ethos since Paleolithic period, Navdatoli is arranged on the inverse banks of River Narmada.
Ahilya Mata’s Cenotaph:
Main building of cenotaph is simple but its surrounding is even more beautiful and shows better sculpture work as it was developed later by her daughter-in-law. She commissioned two artisans brothers Bhujdar adn Gajdar to redesigh and construct both the retaining wall and the new cenotaph. In court their is cenotaph of Vithoji Rao also which was Holkar prince. In middle of the court it was Islamic looking domed structure. One of the gate of this court opens towards river Narmada.
Kaleshwar Mahadev Temple:
It is temple at confluence of Maheshwar river which joins Narmada river at this point. This temple is dedicated to lord Shiva. One need to cross the river to reach this temple. It is located in deserted area so can be termed as fortified temple where tourist rarely visit.
As the name precisely suggests, this was the opulent palace of Rani Ahilyabai Holkar which the reason why it is also known as the Queen’s fort. This fort was also the administrative headquarter of Rani Ahilyabai during her reign and currently it has been converted into a guesthouse, which is managed by the son of the last Maharaja of Indore, Prince Shivaji Rao Holkar.
This palace is the zenith of the Maratha architecture. To add to this, the palace is also host to a weaver’s cooperative society in its premises. This structural marvel is sure going to teleport you to the ancient times.
Narmada Ghat is another off-beat destination in close proximity to the town of Maheshwar surrounded with lush green environs. It is a nice spot for picnicking and to enjoy a day off from all the worries and stress one has.It is located on the banks of river Narmada and is one of the many places constructed by Rani Ahilyabai.
Kasrawad touring situated on the edges of the town, this excellent place is the purpose of root of numerous delightful handloom and aesthetic saris.
Rajwada, Khalghat, Khargone, Swaadhyaaya Bhavan Ashram, Peshwa, Fanese and Ahilya Ghats, and so on are other place of enthusiasm for Maheshwar.
Come and relax in the transcendence of Maheshwar and appreciate somewhat conventional shopping with your family!
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