Symbolically everything within the vicinity of temple premises is painted in red from shops to the merchandise that they are selling. Interestingly, the temple premises also houses separate shrines within, dedicated to other planets as well. The shrine dedicated to Prithvi Mata or Mother Earth makes for very interesting view. So it would not be too farfetched to say the temple and its architecture and arrangement has been very cleverly installed to represent the planetary constellation on a microcosm level of the absolute macrocosm.
The Mangalnath temple is equally thronged by devotees as they are by believers of astrology who visit this temple for curing astrological imperfections in their horoscope. It is a special place of interest for certain horoscopes known as Manglik which is an astrological imperfection for whom a special ritual worship and ceremony is conducted to rid them off the corollaries of their astrological imperfections.