This temple was built in 1978. It was constructed by the Kumaon Regimental Centre of the Indian army. The temple is dedicated to three main deities: Goddess Kalika, Lord Shiva and Radha-Krishna. There is also a gurudwara and a factory that manufactures woolen garments near this temple.
About The Temple
Mankameshwar temple is a popular temple for locals and remains busy with devotees throughout the year. People, especially the family members of military units in the Kumaon regiment frequently visit to worship in this shrine. The temple is particularly popular during the months of Sawan; unmarried girls keep fasts during this time and pray for a happy married life. The tourists can also visit the Gurudwara and a woolen garment factory, which is located near the temple.
How to Reach Mankameshwar Temple
The nearest airport to Mankameshwar Temple is jolly grant airport, Yamnotri which is 135 km away from Mankameshwar Temple. The nearest railway station to mankameshwar temple is Kathgodam Train Station which is 43 km away from Mankameshwar Temple. The nearest bus stop is in Ranikhet.
Uttarakhand - 263645.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Relief from diseases
- Purchase of vehicles
- Gain Knowledge
Kailaasarana Shiva Chandramouli Phaneendra Maathaa Mukutee Zalaalee Kaarunya Sindhu Bhava Dukha Haaree Thujaveena Shambho Maja Kona Taaree
Meaning -Oh Lord Shiva who is seated on Mount Kailash, where the moon decorates his forehead and the king of serpents crown his head, who is merciful and removes delusion, You alone can protect me. I surrender to thee.
Aum Trayambakam Yajaamahey Sugandhim Pusti Vardhanam Urvaarukamiva Bandhanaath Mrutyor Muksheeya Maamritaat
Meaning -We worship the fragrant Lord Shiva, who has 3 eyes and who cultivates all beings. May He free me from death, for immortality, as even a cucumber is separated from its bond with the vine.
5 AM - 12 PM and 4 PM - 9 PM