Lord Shiva

Temple History

Badshah Halwai Mandir is at the top of a hill, an Ancient Cave from the period of Rani Durgawati, is also nearby Gwarighat(Narmada River).

A famous temple dedicated to Lord Shiva which has an interesting history which dates back to Kalchuri Dynasty It is believed that the Temple was constructed during 17-18 century and the statues are also from the same era.

Long back the temple renovation was done by Halwai ( people who prepare sweetmeat ) hence this temple became popular as Badshah Halwai Mandir. The influence of Pandav and Chola dynasty can also be seen on the temple architecture.

Here Panchmukhi Shiva resides with his family- Shiva Pariwaar. Opposite to the main temple is the temple of Goddess Sati ( some claim this to be Goddess Parwati).

The other deities- Lord Hanuman, Lord Radha-Krishna and Lord Bhairavare also placed along the temple stairs.


Additional Information

A special kind of raw material is used for the renovation work of this temple. Along with brick powder, clay, Lime, Bel fruit powder, Jaggery, Urad daal is mixed.

Jabalpur Airport 18.9 KM, Jabalpur Junction 11.4 KM, Madan Mahal Railway Station 4.5 KM, Nagpur Road Bus Stand 7.9 KM, Bus Stand Jabalpur 7.7 KM.

Local bus facility is easily available from railway station and bus stands. Sharing private autos are also available for Badshah Halwai Temple
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