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Baijnath Mahadev at Agar Malwa in Madhya Pradesh



Baijnath Mahadev is the name of a famous temple dedicated to Lord Shiva at Agar Malwa in Madhya Pradesh. Wife of a British army personal constructed shrine in 18th century after her husband was miraculously saved by Lord Shiva during a battle in Afghanistan.

Lord Shiva is worshipped here in the form of a Shivling. The Shivling is lavishly decorated during major festivals. Apart from Shiva, Ganesha and Mother Goddess Shakti is also worshipped in the shrine.

The original shrine was in a dilapidated state before it was built by the wife of a British army personal.

The Shivling worshipped in the temple is ancient and no one knows about its origin.

The most important festivals observed her is Shivratri. During Shravan month there is the Shahi Sawari of Shiva which attracts thousands of devotees.

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