Mahankal temple lies to the west of Tundikhel of Kathmandu just opposite to an army hospital and is visible from the road. It is a three storeyed temple with a idol made of fine black stone deity inside the temple. Taking photos of deity is strictly prohibited. A huge crowd of devotees visit this temple on Tuesday and Saturday. It is believed that the deity is a form of Lord Shiva and can save the devotees from their bad times.