Bhasma Aarti

Bhasma Aarti Timings, Mahakaleshwar Ujjain, Booking

Jalabhishek Timings: 3:15 am – 4:00 am.

Bhasma Aarti will be performed daily from 4:00 am – 6:00 am.

Aarti will not be performed on the 2nd day of Maha Sivaratri.

Jalabhishek Dress Code:

Men to wear Dhoti or Sola

Women to wear Saree

No dress code restriction for the devotees who just watching.

Ticket cost: Rs.100

This ritual will only be performed at this Jyotirlinga.

Bhasma Aarti Booking procedure at the counter

  1. Devotees who wish to participate have to enrol a day in advance i.e before 12:30 pm.
  2. The list will be declared at 7:00 pm on the same day. SMS will be delivered to the applicant.
  3. Devotees are requested to collect tickets from the counter anytime between 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm.
  4. Ticket allotment is based on First Cum First Serve basis.
  5. Devotees who enters Garbha Griha can perform Abhishek with Water only. Milk is not allowed.
  6. Devotees are requested to carry Photo ID proof at the time of reporting.
  7. It is only 5 mins for all the devotees after Abhishek devotee has to leave the Sanctum Sanctorum.
  8. It is advisable to carry ticket printout rather than displaying SMS at the entrance.

Bhasma Aarti Online Booking procedure

  1. Ticket can be booked 30 days in advance.
  2. One can book 4 tickets in one transaction by uploading Photo and ID proof. This is to avoid duplicates.
  3. While applying in online, one must mention the devotee relationship.

Bhasma Aarti Procedure

  1. The devotee is required to carry booking receipt printout along with Photo ID proof at the time of reporting.
  2. Devotee required to carry empty glass which can be steel or copper. No restriction on the glass. Water is available near Garbha Griha
  3. .Devotees who wish to perform Jalabhishek should stand in queue line by 1:00 am.
  4. Devotees are allowed to perform Jalabhishek between 3:15 am – 4:00 am
  5. Men should remove Vest before entering Garbha Griha. Women have to be in saree and dress code applies for the children as well.
  6. After Jalabhishek, the devotee has to come out of Garbha Griha and occupies a place in Nandi Hall to watch Bhasma Aarti.
  7. Bhasma Aarti will be performed with the ashes made out of Cow Dung.
  8. Devotees are allowed to sit in Nandi Mandapam which accommodates 100 devotees.
  9. Remaining are allowed to sit behind Nandi Hall which accommodates 500+ devotees.
  10. Devotees are not allowed to enter Garbha Griha during this Aarti time.
  11. This Bhasma will be carried by the Naga Sadhu. Aarti will be performed amid chanting of Mantras.

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  1. sachin kapadnis

    4 person booking of bhasm aarti