13.1/5(3 Ratings)

Ankapata Overview

Ranked 27 of 47 sightseeing in Ujjain
Ujjain is considered to be the place of learning and knowledge since the Vedic period. A famous ashram, Sandeepani Ashram is located there and is said to be one where Lord Krishna and his bosom friend, Sudhama studied under the guidance of Sandeepani, the great sage. Ankapata, where Lord Krishna is said to have cleansed his tablet which he used for writing is located closeby. There is a stone on which Guru Sandipani is said to have inscribed the numbers from 1 to 100. This place is considered holy by its association with Lord Krishna and attracts people with its exciting folktales.

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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: Below 1hr
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Day
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Operating hours

Monday - Friday:
9:00 AM -7:00 PM
9:00 AM -7:00 PM
9:00 AM -7:00 PM
Public Holidays:
9:00 AM -7:00 PM

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Reviews and Ratings

Parth Sabharwal

Parth Sabharwal5.0/5

367 reviews

Krishan sudhamas study place

Bhagwan krishna and sudhama studied here from guru SANDIPINI .they used to sit together with each other and studied here , this place is called Ankapana.

Ananth Pranesh

Ananth Pranesh0.7/5

95 reviews

No Ankapata, in Sandipani Ashram

It is believed that Ankapata or the slate which Lord Krishna used is still there in Sandipini ashram. But when enquired in Ashram no body knew the existence of such may be a Mythilogical statement