Shri Mahakal temple open for devotees from today, know what are the guidelines; how can darshan

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Ujjain

Jai Mahakal, the world famous Mahakaleshwar temple of Ujjain was reopened for devotees from today after 80 days. The process of entry of devotees to visit Jyotirling Baba Mahakaleshwar in Ujjain has started from today. In view of the Kovid-19 infection of this temple in the state, the entry of common people was closed from April 9 this year. The temple had to be closed for the second time due to the Corona epidemic that started last year.

What are the guidelines?
In the Mahakal temple, 3,500 devotees will have darshan on the basis of advance booking in seven stipulated times from 6 am to 8 pm. The entry of visitors to the sanctum and Nandi hall will be restricted Devotees will be given darshan of the Lord from the Ganesh Mandapam. Devotees will have to book online for the darshan of Lord Mahakal in the temple. Only those who have been given at least one vaccine for Kovid-19 or who have got negative report of corona 48 hours ago will be allowed in the temple. Devotees will have to show its certificate at the time of entering.

Every day 3,500 devotees will be allowed to enter the temple. For this, 7 slots of two hours each have been made and only 500 people will be allowed in one slot. Kovid-19 guidelines will be strictly followed in the temple. Devotees will have to follow all the guidelines made for Kovid-19 like 2 yards distance and wearing masks.

Temple Administrator Assistant District Magistrate (ADM) Narendra Suryavanshi told that it will be mandatory for the devotees to bring a certificate of vaccination or a reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RTPCR) negative report 48 hours earlier. Visitors will not be allowed to enter the temple without the certificate and report. If the certificate and report are found to be fake, legal action will be taken against the concerned. Devotees who have not booked in advance can have darshan of the deity by buying a speedy darshan ticket of Rs.250.