Mahamandaleshwar Mahadev

Mahamandaleshwar Mahadev

  • Jodhpur
  • Rajasthan
  • India
  • Time Required Around 1 - 2 hrs
  • Entry Fee No Entry Fee

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Mahamandaleshwar Mahadev, Jodhpur Overview

 This city offers something more than palaces, forts, and sand dunes. It hosts good numbers of beautiful ancient temples which are worth visiting. Mahamanadaleshwar Mahadev temple is one of them, which is also considered as the oldest temple of the city. It is believed to be very sacred among the local people. This temple is also called as Madalnath Mahadev temple. Lord Shiva is worshipped here. The mandir is situated in the Krishi Mandi, Basni of Jodhpur. You would surely love visiting this temple and exploring its nearby places.


Traveler Tips:


Visit Mahamanadaleshwar Mahadev, Jodhpur during Mandalnath Mela to make travel excitement at its peak. It is organized at the end of March or at the beginning of April when the weather remains more or less pleasant here. Then you can also explore the other nearby attractions of Jodhpur comfortably.


Things to Do:


• Visit the beautiful temple premises.

• Witness the architectural magnificence closely.

• Offer prayers to Lord Shiva and Devi Parvati.

• Achieve mental peach in the serene atmosphere away from the regular hustle and bustle.




In 923 AD, Mandal Nath has constructed this Mahadev temple. And, the temple is named with its founder then. Still today, lord Mahadev is worshipped here and people consider it holy to offer prayers here.




There are many wonderful paintings of Lord Shiva and his wife Devi Parvati here inside the temple. The graceful design of the temple is well complemented with the tranquil vibes across the temple premises.


The gorgeous little shrine of Mahadev is colored immaculately along with its beautiful carvings. The theme color for the temple remains white which looks gorgeous with splashes of green, pink and blue instead adorning the exterior of the shrine structure.


Inside the temple, there remains the main idol of Lord Shiva. He is worshipped with the Shivlinga founded here. The wall paintings of Shiva and Parvati complement the surrounding wall. The fabulous construction of the temple has withstood the test of time and still continuing doing it after 1000 years of its foundation. The government and private authorities have maintained it well and thus it has slowly become one of the most important tourist attractions of Jodhpur.


This living architectural brilliance structure for this temple greatly reminds the ancient architectural styles practiced in Indian history. So, not only its religious significance but also the historic value that has made Mahamandaleshwar Mahadev temple one of the major temples to be included on the must-visit list of the tourists.




Though many festivals are celebrated here with excitement and crowd the most beautiful among them is the Mandalnath Mela. It is celebrated from March - April of every year.


Best Time to Visit:


The best time to visit Mahamanadaleshwar Mahadev temple, Jodhpur is during the winter i.e. between October and March. This time the weather remains cool and charming here.


How to Reach?


You can comfortably reach Jodhpur from any parts of the country. You can catch a flight to Jodhpur airport. There are several private and state bus options available to reach Jodhpur. Jodhpur is also well connected through railways with all the major cities of India. After reaching Jodhpur, take any local transportation to reach the temple.


Nearby Attractions:


• Mandore Garden

• Mehrangarh Fort

• Umaid Bhawan Palace

• Jaswant Thada

• Mahamandir Temple

• Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park

• Chamunda Mata Temple

• Clock Tower


I hope this blog will help you to plan your trip to Mahamanadaleshwar Mahadev Temple, Jodhpur. 

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