Bhartrihari Temple

Bhartrihari Temple

  • Ujjain
  • Madhya Pradesh
  • India
#7
Amont Things to Do in Ujjain
  • Built in 11th century AD
  • Temple Timings Monday - Friday: 5.00 AM - 6.00 PM
  • Dedicated To Sage Bhartrihari
  • Nearest Railway Station Ujjain railway station
  • Nearest Airport Indore Airport

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Bhartrihari Temple, Ujjain Overview

Introduction to Bhartrihari Temple in Ujjain: Bhartrihari Temple is located very near the popular Shipra River in Ujjain, and is frequented by the visitors. It is the cave of the famous sage of India, who is known as Bhartrihari.

 

History of the Bhartrihari Temple: The history of the Bhartrihari Temple, Ujjain dates back to the ages past when the great priest and philosopher named Bhartrihari meditated in the banks of the River Shipra. Perhaps the shimmering river helped him in his prayers. But the caves came to be known as the Bhartrihari Caves afterwards and people visit here and pay homage to the great sage.

 

Description of the Bhartrihari Caves: The Bhartrihari Temple in Ujjain is situated on the Shipra River Banks. Sage Bhartrihari is said to be the step brother of Vikramaditya. He meditated in those caves so, the caves came to be known as Bhartrihari Caves. His renowned works includes the Shringarshatak, Vairagyashatak, and Nitishatak.

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