Hanuman Temple Prayagraj

Important information

  • Address: Hanuman Temple, Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh 211005
  • Best time to visit : October to March is best time to visit the Hanuman Temple.
  • Nearest Railway Station : Allahabad Junction at a distance of nearly 6.4 kilometres from Hanuman Temple.
  • Nearest Airport : Bamrauli Airport at a distance of nearly 16.9 kilometres from Hanuman Temple.
  • Did you Know: The characteristic of this temple is that this idol of Hanuman ji is lying down.
  • Other name of this temple: Bade Hanuman ji Temple, Letter Hanuman ji Temple.

Hanuman Temple is a famous Hindu temple located in Uttar Pradesh, Prayagraj, India. The characteristic of this temple is that this idol of Hanuman ji is lying down. This Hanuman temple is the only one in the world, a temple where Lord Hanuman ji is worshiped on the lying statue. Hanuman ji is also called Kotwal of Prayag. It is believed that the sacrament of bath in Maha Kumbh is considered complete after the philosophy of Hanuman in this temple.

It is said that the water of the Ganga touches Lord Hanuman ji and after that the water of the Ganges gets down. People here come to see this scene, when the water in the Ganges and Yamuna increases. In the sanctum of the temple, the statue of Hanuman is situated, which is 8.10 feet below the temple.

According to the belief, Hanumanji's bath in the Ganges is considered an indicator of good fortune for India land. Entry of water in the temple is considered welfare for Prayag and the world for the entire world.

About the establishment of the temple, it is believed that once the merchant was carrying Hanuman ji's grand statue from his boat. When he reached near Prayag with his boat, his boat slowly started getting heavier and reached near Sangam and got immersed in the water of Ganga ji. After sometime, when the water stream of Ganga ji changed some way So the idol appeared. The temple was established at the same place.

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