Trilochaneshwar Mahadev in Ujjain – Story of Trilochaneshwar Form of Shiva – 45th Shiva Temple in Ujjain
Trilochaneshwar Mahadev is worshiped in Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh. It is one of the 84 forms of Shiva worshiped in Ujjain. It is believed that worshipping Trilochaneshwar Form of Shiva will result in attaining worldly happiness. The person will also attain Shivlok after death.
The temple dedicated to Trilochaneshwar Mahadev is located at Ramaji Jat Ki Gali at Namdarpura.
This form of Shiva is associated with giving moksha to two pigeons.
Trilochaneshwar Mahadev is counted among the 84 Shiva Temples in Ujjain and it is the 45th temple visited during the parikarama of Shiavalayas here.
Story of Trilochaneshwar Mahadev of Shiva in Ujjain
During ancient times, two pigeons lived at Trilochaneshwar Mahadev. They drank water offered to Shiva and lived on grains offered by devotees. They listened to stories and bhajans of Shiva daily.
One a hawk hunted them down. The two pigeons were born as human beings in the next birth.
The male pigeon was born as Parimal in the house of a gandharva. The female pigeon was born as Ratnavali in the house of a man named Nagraj.
From childhood, both started visiting the shrine of Trilochaneshwar Mahadev in Ujjain. However, they never had any knowledge about their previous birth.
Bhagavan Shiva then took the form a priest and told them the story of their previous birth.
Later the two of them got married with the blessings of their parents. The couple worshipped Trilochaneshwar Mahadev daily. They led a happy life and in the end attained death without pain and moksha.