Jangleshwar Mahadev Mandir, Mumbai
Maharashtra, Mumbai City
Situated at the heart of the Mumbai city, Jangleshwar Mahadev Mandir is a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is assumed that the temple is at least 150 year old. This temple was very famous among the Sadhus and 5-6 sadhus used to live in this temple.
According to the legends, centuries ago many sadhus lived in the place where the temple is situated. The place used to be a dense forest. One day while clearing the jungle, one of the sadhus discovered the idol. The idol is considered to be self manifested. The Sadhus established a temple there and started worshipping the idol. According to another legend, one day a snake came to the temple and sat beside the idol. From that day onwards, the snak...View more
used to sit regularly beside the linga and made that as its permanent abode.
The structural architecture of Jangleshwar Mahadev Mandir was in the form of shiv linga. The current structure of the temple was built in 1994.
Timings : The temple is open from 6:00 AM till 10:00 PM and on Mondays till 12:00 mid night.
Devotees are advised to dress appropriately.
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Jangleshwar Mahadev Mandir Marg, Subash Nagar, Asalpha, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400084
Jangleshwar Mahadev Mandir located in the heart of Mumbai City and is well connected by rail and road. Cabs and auto services are also available.
Every day Aarati and Abhishek is performed at temple at 7:00 AM and at 7:30 PM.
Every Monday bhajans are conducted in the temple.
Devotees offer flowers and coconut to the Lord.
In Jangleshwar Mahadev Mandir, various kinds of poojas like homa for shanti, Maha chandi Yanja, pancha kunda yanja are performed. During the Shravan month, the temple conduct bhajan keertan everyday. Ramayan is read at temple during the shravan month and Gujariti and Jain communities are given special slots for conducting poojas.
Feb/March - Mahashivratri - Every year on the day of Shivratri, more than 2.5 lakhs people visit the temple to pray and conduct upvas. A big pandal is made to accommodate people. Water sarbat are served to the devotees.