Mankameshwar temple is located along the banks of river Yamuna. Situated in close proximity to Saraswati Ghat, this temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. According to the Hindu calendar, in Sawan month, Mondays are considered auspicious. Therefore, most of the devotees pay visit to the temple during this time only. This temple lies under the jurisdiction of Jagath Guru Shankaracharya. Located on Mankameshwar ghat near Saraswati ghat on the bank of River Yamuna at Yamuna Bank road, at a distance of about 8 kms from Allahabad railway station, Allahabad, U.P.
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.