Friday, 27 January 2017

Hanuman Ji History In Temples & Shrines

Lord Hanuman is well known for his extreme devotion to Lord Rama. Lord Hanuman is always depicted in the Indian folklaire as an icon of true devotion and a symbol of the power of true devotion and chastity.
Lord Hanuman's devotion to Lord Rama is symbolic of the devotion of the enlightened individual soul towards the supreme soul.
Many stories from the Indian literature tell the tales of Lord Hanuman protecting devotees of Lord Rama and helping those who seek his either spiritually or otherwise. Swami Tulasidas has written these lines in respect of Lord Hanuman's great character, in praise of his powers and also devotion.



Hanuman Ji History In Temples & Shrines:


Hanuman Vatika in Rourkela, Odisha has a 75-foot (23 m) statue of Hanuman.Other temples inside the premises are 12 Jyotirlingas, Batta Mangala Devi, Sarala Devi Temple, Jagannath Temple, Lakshmi, and Santoshi Mata Temple.
The image of Hanuman is said to have come alive and moved when installed at the Shri Hanuman Mandir, Sarangpur. The temple is noted for getting rid of evil spirits.[37]
Suchindram temple is a pious place lying about 14 km from Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu. The temple is famous for its 18 feet tall Hanuman idol. This idol is decorated fully with butter (Vennai kappu in Tamil) and Sandalwood paste (Chandana kappu in Tamil).








In Rajasthan, Hanuman Temples at Mehendipur Balaji in Dausa district (80 km from Jaipur) and Salasar dhaam in Churu district (160 km from Jaipur) attract a large number of devotees from all over India. The idol of Hanumanji at Hanuman Temple, Mehendipur Balaji is Svayambhu and attracts many devotees for getting rid of evil spirits. Apart from this Sri Balaji Maharaj(Bal-Hanuman) of Mehndipur Balaji give blessings and grants wishes to his devotees. [{Chandraloak Devpuri Balaji}] is located in Dugana 17 km from Laharpur district, Sitapur, Uttar Pradesh.
Bhaktha Anjaneyar is Temple is located in Vedasandur, Dindigul, Tamil Nadu. Ashtamsa Varadha Anjaneyar Temple is located in Coimbatore. The idol of the deity is made of Salagrama stone. In the temple, goddess Lakshmi graces the devotees from the right palm of Hanuman whose tail faces North, direction of Kubera, god of wealth. The main deity faces west, is seen posing Abhaya Mudra with his right hand and holding a club with the other hand.[38] During the Tamil New Year, an offering of 10,008 fruits is made to the deity. Raja Maruthi Alankaram, Vennai Alankaram and Vadamalai offerings are the regular Sevas here on Saturdays. In the Tamil month of Purattasi, Vadai Malai, Swaya Roopam, Chenduram, Swarnamayam and Muthangi Sevai are offered to god on Saturdays.[39]
Kaviyoor is a small village about 5–6 km from the town of Thiruvalla, Kerala The Kaviyoor Mahadevar Temple here is about 100 years old and the Hanuman temple inside the Shiva temple is considered as very auspicious by devotees. Hanuman idol consecrated here is made of Panchaloha and is depicting him telling the story of Ramayana to Sita in the Asoka Vana.
Yalagur, a small village about 30–35 km from the town of Bagalkot in Karnataka, also has a temple dedicated to Hanuman.
Shamanur village, the suburbs of Davangere city in the state of Karnataka, India, is noted for Sri Anjaneya Swamy temple.
Sri Baktha Hanuman Temple, at Ramboda in Sri Lanka is known to be a place where Hanuman was searching for Sita Devi.

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