Bhairav Parvat, Ujjain is the most famous Shakti Peetha where it is said that the “Upper Lip” of Maa Sati fell and the idols are Devi Maa as Avanti and Lord Shiva as Lambkarna Bhairav. It is located near Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh, India. Bhairavparvat, at Bhairav hills on the banks of Shipra river a little distance from Ujjaini town.
Ujjain also known as Ujain, Ujjayini, Avanti, Avantikapuri is an ancient city of Malwa region in central India, on the eastern bank of the Shipra or Kshipra River, today part of the state of Madhya Pradesh. It is the administrative centre of Ujjain District and Ujjain Division.
In ancient times the city was called Ujjayini. As mentioned in the Mahabharata epic, Ujjayini was the capital of the Avanti Kingdom, and has been the Prime Meridian for Hindu geographers since the 4th century BCE. Ujjain is one of the seven sacred cities “Sapta Puri” of the Hindus, and the Kumbh Mela religious festival is held there every 12 years. It is also home to Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga, one of the twelve Jyotirlinga Shrines to the Lord Shiva and is also the place where Lord Krishna got education with Balarama and Sudama from Maharshi Sandipani.
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