Holika Dahan happens first in this temple, devotees play Holi with Mahakal!


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Holi festival is celebrated with great enthusiasm across the country. Along with this, the ritual of Holika Dahan and its worship is performed a day before Holi. On the special occasion of Holi, various traditions are performed in temples across the country. However, Holika Dahan starts from Mahakaleshwar Temple in Ujjain. The world's first Holika Dahan takes place here, after which the festival of Holika Dahan and Holi is celebrated all over the country.

World's first Holika Dahan:

The festival of Holi has special significance in the scriptures. It is believed that worshiping on the festival of Holi is beneficial. It is believed that performing special puja rituals in the court of Mahakal on the festival of Holi eliminates sorrow, poverty, and troubles. Apart from this, court cases, family disputes, and financial problems can also be resolved. Holika Dahan is performed for the first time in the world in the Mahakaleshwar temple of Ujjain. The special thing is that Holika Dahan takes place here after the evening aarti. No special auspicious time is observed for this. The festival of Holi is celebrated all over the world after Holika Dahan was burnt for the first time in the court of Lord Mahakal.

Holi with the deities and devotees

Holika Dahan is performed after a special puja aarti in the Mahakal temple of Ujjain. Lord Mahakal is considered the king of the universe. For this reason, this festival is first celebrated in the court of the king. The scene of Holi between God and his devotees is very beautiful. Devotees from all over the country come to Ujjain to play Holi with Lord Mahakal. It is believed that applying colors in the court of God brings happiness in life.