Mangal Dev Graha Temple is situated, on the outskirts of Amalnar, on Chopra Road in Jalgaon District. It is around 65 km from Jalgaon and around 40 km from Dhule. Mangal Graha means Mars and the temple is dedicated to God Mars. It is believed that there is only two of such kind of temples in India.
About The Temple
Amalnar Mangal Graha Temple is frequented by hundreds of devotees. The shrine is a small but beautifully maintained one. It has a beautiful garden with statues of Bhagwan Sri Krishna and Lord Shiva. The Priests in the temple chant all shlokas (verses) dedicated to Mangal Graha and also perform all required pujas to overcome planetary effects of Mars. The main offering is red lentils. Coconut is returned back as Prasad from the temple.
Annual festivals are arranged on all Tuesdays in Shravan month.
Best Season to Visit
December and February are the best time to visit.
The shrine provides relief to people having Mars as their birth planet and also people having problems related to Mangal in their horoscope.
The nearest airport is at Aurangabad.
The nearest railway station is Jalgaon.
Amalnar is 400 km northwest of Mumbai. State Transport buses ply from Jalgaon towards Amalnar.
Mangal Dev Graha Temple,
Amalnar, Jalgaon, Maharashtra,
India, Pin code – 425 401.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Relief from Blood pressure related ailments
- Relief from Cardiac ailments
- General health improvement
- Control temper
- General calmness
- Freedom from debts
Palasha Pushpa Sankaasham Taarakaa Graha Mastakam Rowdram Rowdraat Makam Ghoram Tam Ketum Prana Maa Myaham
Meaning -I pray to Ketu, who looks similar to the Palaasha flower, who is the head of the stars and planets, who is scary and violent.
The temple is open from 6:00 am to 9:00 pm.