The city of Lord Mahakal is known by several names in Vedas and Puranas. The word ‘Avanti’ has been repeatedly surfaced in the verses of Vedas. Another name Ujjayini has emerged in the sutra “Striyamwanti Kurubhyashcha” of great scholar Panini. The city was named after King Kartveeryarjun’s son Avanti which was later called as Avantika, Avantipuri, Avanti Nagri or Avantikapuri. The city had been called as Vishala due to its large area. The city was also called as Padmavati due to its grand places and prosperity.