India is the treasures of ancient temples and mythology and in this context, India is also known as the Devabhoomi. In Hinduism, Hanuman is worshiped as a living god and it is believed that any follower who worships Hanuman with deep of heart, surely, he realizes his presence. In the same way, these 15 temples of Hanuman have unique recognition and there is a gathering of devotees throughout the year. Following are famous Hanuman temples with magical powers in India where thousands of people around the world visit to get blessed.
Bait Dwarka Hanuman Dandi Temple is located at island of Bet Dwarka and four miles from Dwarka. In this place, the statue of Hanuman is established with Makardhwaj. It is said that the idol of Makardhwaj was small earlier, but now both the idols have become a little higher and same height. This temple is known as Dandi Hanuman Temple situated in Gujarat. It is believed that this is the place where Hanumanji first met his son Makardhwaj.
Hanuman Dhara temple is situated near Sitapur in Uttar Pradesh. The distance from Sitapur to Hanuman Dhara temple is around three miles. This place is surrounded by the mountain. There are two water kunds always filled with water and water keeps flowing continuously from them just above a huge Hanuman statue head touching to mountain. The water of this stream flows while touching Hanumanji. That is why it is called Hanuman Dhara.
According to religious texts Ayodhya is the birthplace of Lord Shri Ram. Hanuman Garhi temple is The most prominent shrine in Ayodhya. This temple is situated on the high mound in front of the Rajdwar. The temple of Shree Hanuman comes after 60 stairs up.
This temple is quite big. There are habitable places around the temple, in which saints and temple staff live. There are two famous places named Sugriva Tila and Angad Tila in the south of Hanuman Garhi. This temple was founded by Swami Abaiyaram Dasji almost 300 years ago.
The Jakhoo Temple is an ancient (treta yuga) temple devoted to Lord Hanuman. It is thought that this temple has the footprints of Lord Hanuman. Temple is situated on the Jakhoo Hill, and it is 2.5 kilometers distance from the Ridge and provides amazing views of the Shivalik Mountains as well as the neighboring city of Sanjauli. It is the highest peak in Shimla and provides accommodation to numerous playful monkeys that could be seen waiting to be fed by tourists.
In front of Patna Junction, there is a temple of Lord Hanuman in the name of Mahavir temple. After the Maa Vaishno Devi temple in North India, the highest offering comes from this temple. Under this temple management Mahavir Cancer Institute, Mahavir Vatsalya Hospital, Mahavir Health Hospital and many other orphanages and hospitals are running. Here Shri Hanuman ji is sitting in the form of Sankatmochak (obstacle remover).
Mehndipur Balaji is a place named Mehndipur situated between two hills near Dausa district of Rajasthan. This temple is about 65 km distance from Jaipur on the Jaipur-Bandikui-Bus route. Due to being situated in the valley between two hills, it is also called Ghata Mehndipura.
Salasar Balaji temple situated in Churu district of Rajasthan. The name of the village is Salasar, hence this temple is famous in the name of Balaji with Salasar. This image of Hanumanji is adorned with beard and mustache. This temple is huge enough. There are lots of Dharamshala for the travelers to stay around. Devotees come here with their good wishes and get blessings.
The founder of this temple, Shri Mohandasji, had a tremendous respect for Shri Hanuman ji from childhood. It is believed that this statue of Hanuman ji was found to a farmer while ploughing land, which was established on the throne of gold in Salasar. Every year there is a huge fair on the full moon day of Bhadrapad, Ashwin, Chaitra and Vaishakh.
Sankat Mochan temple is located in Varanasi city of Uttar Pradesh. There is a small forest around this temple. The atmosphere here is worthy of solitary, peaceful and worshipful places for worshipers. In the courtyard of the temple, the divine statue of Shri Hanamanji is installed. Lord Shringrasinh’s temple is also established near Shri Sanktmochan Hanuman temple. It is believed that this idol of Hanumanji is a self-made idol from Goswami Tulsidasji’s penance and virtue.
Sarangpur is approximately 12 miles away from Botad Junction located on the Ahmedabad-Bhavnagar railway line. Here is a famous Maruti statue. Mahayogiraj Gopalanand Swami had installed Shila Murthy on the day of Vikram Samvat 1905 Ashwin Krishan Panchami. It is believed that at the time of statue installation pray, Shri Humanji’s divine power started in the idol and it started moving. From then on, this temple is called Kasthbhangan Hanuman Temple. This temple is the only Hanuman temple of Swaminarayan sect.
It is a small but ancient temple with a lying statue of Hanuman ji, beside Allahabad Fort. This is the only temple of whole India in which Hanuman ji is in a lying posture. The statue of Hanuman established here is 20 feet long. When flood comes in the rainy days and all this space gets submerged, then this statue of Hanuman ji is taken away and kept safe. This statue is brought back here at the appropriate time.