Mankameshwar Temple Allahabad Uttar Pradesh

Mankameshwar Temple is an ancient Lord Shiva Temple situated on the banks of river Yamuna in Sarawathi Ghat, in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India. The temple which is renovated in 1997 comes under the influence of Jagath Guru Sankaracharya. Also known as Pishach Mochan Tirtha, other deities worshipped here are Goddess Durga, Kal Bhairav, Lord Ganesh and Lord Hanuman. This Shiva Mandir is just 2 km from Sangam and 7 km from Allahabad.

Religious Importance of Mankameshwar Temple

Mankameshwar Temple is believed to be as one of the six Peets established by Adi Shankara. This ancient temple is assumed to have built by Lord Sri Ram as per the desire of his wife Sita. He had visited this place on his way to Chitrakoot. Lord Rama installed a Sivalinga for enabling his wife to worship Lord Siva. Since this temple is formed as per the aspirations of Sita, it is said that any reasonable wishes made by the devotees at this temple will be fulfilled.

Mankameshwar Temple of Shiva in Allahabad Uttar Pradesh

Festivals and Timings

Monday is the most auspicious day at Mankameshwar Temple in Allahabad and large number of devotees perform obeisance on that occasion to have the blessings of the Lord. Sivarathri festival is also commemorated here with great enthusiasm and gaity.

Mankameshwar temple in Allahabad is opened to visitors from 6 am to 9 pm on all days. Visitors can reach here by cycle rickshaws and auto rickshaws which ply to this venue.


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