In India, astronomy and astrology share an ancient bond. A legend recalling the birth of Moon and Mars in Ujjain indicates that they were studied here even in ancient times. That is why one finds a temple dedicated to the Navagrahas, or the nine planets of our solar system, in Ujjain.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Removal of ailments affecting stomach
- Cleansing of sins
- Gain strength
- Boon of fatherhood
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.