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Ujjain Mahakaleshwar Temple Shivling is Eroding

Shivling worshipped at the famous Ujjain Mahakaleshwar Temple is one of the Jyotirlingas and is known to be the Shivling that energizes itself. Now the Mahakaleshwar temple administration has raised the issue of the erosion of the Ujjain Mahakaleshwar Shivling worshipped in the main sanctum sanctorum.

The shiving at the temple has been eroding for over a decade but no concrete action was taken.

Sugar, ghee, milk, curd and water are poured on the Shivling daily. But all these are adulterated. The chemicals in these substances are causing the erosion. 
Times of India reports 
Mahakaleshwar temple administration has written a letter to commissioner of state archaeology department to send a team of experts to examine reported erosion in treasured stone jyotirlinga at the temple.
District collector and temple committee head BM Sharma told newspersons on Saturday that steps needed to prevent the erosion would follow the report and suggestions of experts expected to visit the temple shortly. 
It has been reported several times that use of impure puja materials like sugar, ghee, milk, curd and others is causing erosion in two-and-half-feet high shivling. The administration even restricted use of these materials to 1.25 litre per devotee few years ago, but it was not controlled and monitored.