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Saubhagyeshwar Mahadev in Ujjain – Saubhagyeshwar Form of Shiva - 61st Shiva Temple in Ujjain

Saubhagyeshwar Mahadev is worshipped in Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh. It is one of the 84 forms of Shiva worshipped in Ujjain. Saubhagyeshwar Form of Shiva is worshipped to overcome the bad influence of planets in a person’s horoscope.

The temple dedicated to Saubhagyeshwar Mahadev is located at Vidhva Ashram Gali in Patni Bazar in Ujjain.

Saubhagyeshwar Mahadev is counted among the 84 Shiva Temples in Ujjain and it is the 61st temple visited during the parikarama of Shiavalayas here.

People who are suffering due to malefic planets in their horoscope get relief after offering prayers.

Story of Saubhagyeshwar Mahadev

The story associated with Saubhagyeshwar Mahadev is associated with Queen Madan Manjari. Legend has it that Madan Manjari was married to King Ashwavahan. But due to bad Karmas of earlier life Madan Manjari could not satisfy her husband. Whenever her husband touched her, he used to feel his body is burning.

After sometime, the king, who was fed up with the whole episode, ordered the queen to be left in the forest. Here the queen met a saint who asked her to offer prayers Saubhagyeshwar Mahadev in Ujjain. The saint had explained that she was not having a happy married life because during the marriage ceremony bad planets were powerful and they were directly looking at the ceremony.

The queen then performed prayer at Saubhagyeshwar Mahadev. The moment she offered prayers, the king remembered her and he went in search for her. He finally found her at Ujjain Saubhagyeshwar Mahadev Temple. They then returned to palace and led a happy life with children.