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Mangalnath Temple in Ujjain – Mangalnath Mandir in Ujjain Dedicated to Shiva

Mangalnath Temple in Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh is dedicated to Shiva. According to Matsya Purana, Mangalnath is the birthplace of Mangal Grah (Mars). This ancient mandir is located on a hillock and looks down upon the Shipra River.

Karka Rekha is said to pass through the center of the Shivalinga in the Mangalnath Temple. It is said that the first meridian passes the earth through here.

Apart from the main Shivling, the sanctum sanctorum of Mangalnath Temple has also an image of Shiva in his Mahadev manifestation.

Mangalnath is also one among the 84 Mahadevas.

The murti of Mangalnath built from a single stone is found in the main temple complex. Murti of Bhaumeshwari, mother of Mangal, is located north of the temple.

The murti of Prudvi Devi is also located in the temple complex.

Special pujas are performed here to alleviate mangal dosh.

The most important day in the temple is Tuesday.