Temple is one of the main temples
of Ujjaini. Seated between Mahalakshmi
and Mahasaraswati, then of Annapurna
is painted with dark yellow colour.
Shri-yantra is also enshrined importance
According to Shiva-purna, when Shiv
carried away the burning body of
Sati the sacrificial fire of Daksh
Prajapati. elbow dropped at this
spot. Tantrie tradition holds this
seat as a siddha-pitha. According
to Skanda-purna the name Hara-siddhi
go currency for the personal achievement
of the goddess in vanquishing the
demons. The folk tradition holds
Harasiddhi as the worshipping dicty
of the King Vikramaditya.
the temple was reconstructed in
theMaratha period and the two lamp-pillars
in the courtyard specially represent
the Maratha art. There is a pretty
old well in the courtyard and the
small temple, by its side houses
the idol of Mahamaya.