Mangalnath temple is situated towards the north of Ujjain on the eastern banks of Kshipra. It is dedicated to Lord Shiva, Mangalnath Temple is a greatly respected holy place situated in Ujjain. Regarded as the birthplace of Mars according to the Matsya Purana. Far away from the flurry of the city life, Mangalnath Temple is placed on a serene surroundings and it overlooks the vast stretch of water in the majestic Shipra River.
Famous mangal dosh nivaran pooja is perform here. The person who is manglik and wants pooja to overcome the bad effects of mangal dosh must visit this place. Mangal dosh Nivaran pooja is of 2 hours and perform anytime daily. No need for special date, day and time.
The temple is situated at the place where the first meridian is said to pass the earth and so this place was a renowned spot for a clear view of the planet and consequently it turned to be an apt place for astronomical studies. It is one of the halting sites during Panchakroshi Yatra, Saptasagar Yatra and Simhasta Mela.