Mankameshwar Mandir Prayagraj
Mankameshwar Mandir Prayagraj is located on the banks of river Yamuna. This temple is one of the oldest temples in the world dedicated to Lord Shiva and Mata Parvati. This temple is also mentioned in Skanda Puranam & Prayaga Mahatmyam. It has idols of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. It is believed that Mata Sita & Rama also performed pujas & abhisheka pujas in the temple during the Treta Yuga.
By worshipping in the temple, it is believed that the wishes of the devotees will be fulfilled. Mankameswar temple attracts a large number of devotees on Prayagraj Monday and other auspicious dates. Devotees offer milk, flowers and various other foods to the Lord and Goddesses, making it one of the most popular places to visit in Prayagraj.
Legendary of the Temple
According to legend, when Goddess Sita bathed in the confluence, she wanted to pray to Lord Shiva. But there is no Shiva temple near Sangam. Lord Rama built a new temple for Goddess Sita thus fulfilling her wish and this temple was named Mankameswar. Even now it is believed that sincere wishes made in this temple will be fulfilled.
Architecture of the Temple
The temple has a three-and-a-half feet black stone Shivling and is said to have been installed by Lord Rama himself. Nandi and Ganesh, Hanuman, banyan and peepal tree idols can also be seen in the temple complex. The temple also houses the Ran Mukteshwar Shiva Lingam, which means ‘The Great God, the Redeemer’. Devotees visit this temple and especially this special Shivalinga to settle their debts and debts. Being situated on the banks of a river, the temple has some picturesque surroundings,
Mankameshwar Temple Prayagraj Dress Code
In the Mankameshwar temple, it is a ritual that people should not wear any transparent clothes or Modern clothes like salwar suits, pyjamas and pants, Shorts, jeans, this temple allows only traditional Indian clothes like dhoti and saree and Half Saree.
Mankameshwar Temple Prayagraj Timings
Mankameshwar Temple timings are this temple Opens daily at 05:00 am in the Morning and Closes at 10:00 pm in Night. This temple runs throughout the Year and attracts a large number of devotees.
Special Days at this Mankameshwar Temple
On all Mondays perform Special poojas to Lord Shiva. According to the Hindu calendar, Mondays of Sravana masam and Karthika Masam are the Special days in this Temple. Navratri and Maha Shivratri are also main festivals celebrated in this Mankameshwar temple.
Mankameshwar Temple Address
Fort road, Kydgang,
Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh – 211003
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How to Reach Mankameshwar Temple Prayagraj
By Road: Allahabad is well connected to all Major cities in Uttar Pradesh. All private services vehicles are available to this place.
By Air : The Allahabad Domestic Airport is the Nearest Airport to the temple which is located 17 kms away. From there visitors can easily reach the temple through cabs, Auto rickshaw, Autos.
By Rail : The Prayagraj Rambagh is the Nearest Railway station which is located 3 kms away from the Temple. Allahabad Railway Station Junction is also a nearest railway station which is located 7 kms away from Mankameswar temple prayagraj.
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