Mahavir Hanuman Temple

SA 20/3 Ardali Bazar, Madan Mohan Malviya Road 221003
Temple Contact no : 9336586692

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मनोजवम् मारुततुल्यवेगम् जितेन्द्रियम् बुद्धिमताम् वरिष्ठम् । वातात्मजम् वानरयूथमुख्यम् श्रीरामदूतम् शरणम् प्रपद्ये ॥

Story of the Temple

Mahavir Hanuman Mandir, is one of the most popular Hanuman Temples. The famous Sankatmochan Hanuman Temple is located at one end of Varanasi and the Mahavir Temple at
the other end.
The Shiva Mahapurana mentions Hanuman Ji as the 11th Rudra Avatar of Bhagwan Shiv. Bhagwan Shankar in the avatar of Mahavir Hanuman was there with Bhagwan Shri Ram
assisting and helping him in all his work and endeavors.
Lord Hanuman's strength was considered extraordinary, capable of even lifting the Drona Giri Parvat. He is also known as Vira, Mahavira, and Mahabali for his incapable strength and wisdom.
Both the Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple and the Mahavir Hanuman Temple belong to Hanuman Ji, who is the chief devotee of Bhagwan Shri Ram.
This Mahavir Temple is located in a very large complex. The vigrah of Mahavir Hanuman is installed in the middle of the temple premises. It is said that the Mahavir temple is very ancient.
The Mahavir HanumanTemple was established by King Arjun by building this temple.

Importance of the Temple

  1. According to the belief, worshiping Mahavir Hanuman removes all kinds of suffering and the health of the devotee remains good and full of wealth.
  2. The Mahavir Hanuman Temple is located in a very large complex. The swaroop of Mahavir Hanuman Ji is installed in the middle of the temple premises.
  3. It is said that the Mahavir Temple is very ancient. There is also a vigraha of Bhagwan Shankar ji along with Ram-Janaki, Lakshmi Narayan, and Sheetla Mata in this temple premises itself.
  4. A huge Peepal tree in the premises covers the entire Mahavir Hanuman temple. Often people make offerings to Mahavir Hanuman Ji on fulfillment of a wish. The big program in this temple takes place on the occasion of Hanuman Jayanti.
  5. The Swaroop of Mahavir Hanuman ji is grandly decorated on Hanuman Jayanti. A mixture of vermilion and sesame oil is applied on him for the sewa.
  6. Along with this, the Mahavir Hanuman temple is decorated with fragrant flowers. A musical recitation of Shri RamcharitManas is also organized in the Mahavir temple and is continuous.
  7. Along with this, Bhandara is also organized in the Mahavir Temple. At the same time, there is always a festive atmosphere in the temple even during Navratri. The Mahavir Hanuman temple is beautifully decorated for this festival. There is an influx of visitors to the temple throughout the Navratri, Shivratri, and Ram Navami.
  8. Apart from this, from time to time, devotees keep adorning Hanuman Ji with garlands, indoor and Tulsi Mala.

Pujas Performed in the Temple

Auspicious tithis & festivals of temple

  1. Tuesday and Saturday are the most crowded days in the week in Shri Hanuman Temple where many devotees visit for their prayers. In General, the temple remains crowded throughout the week.
  2. Ram Navami, Seeta Navami and Hanuman Jayanti are some of the important festivals celebrated in the Mahavir Hanuman Temple when the entire temple is decked for the devotees to come and visit the Temple.
  3. The months of Shravan, Karthik and Chaitra witnessed large footfalls in the Mahavir Hanuman Temple. Many community food programs and celebrations are organized around the Mahavir Hanuman Temple at this time.
  4. The 9 days of Navratri and annual celebrations during Maha Shivratri tithi are also important festivals celebrated in the Mahavir Hanuman Temple of Varanasi.
  5. Hanuman Jayanti which falls on th Shukla Chitra Poornima is the most powerful day for doing any Puja, sadhana and Hawan of Bhagwan Mahavir Hanuman.
  6. Devotees throng the Mahavir Hanuman Temple on this day and they for Karya Siddhi by doing the Hanuman Chalisa Path 108 times on this powerful day

Darshan & Aarti Timings

Temple Timing

05:30 AM – 10:30 PM

Sringar Aarti Timing

12:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Sandhya Aarti Timing

7:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Shayan Aarti Timing

10:30 PM to 11:00 PM

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How to reach Temple

The below are the travel details for the temple

The closest airport to reach the Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple is Varanasi Airport, located 28 kilometers away. Alternatively, Prayagraj Airport, situated 120 kilometers from Varanasi, also provides access to the temple. Plan your pilgrimage conveniently with easy access from these airports. 🛩️
To reach the Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple by train, disembark at Varanasi Railway Station, the nearest railway station, just 7 kilometers away from the temple. Conveniently access the temple from the station with state government buses and taxis readily available for transportation.
Devotees can also reach the Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple by road. Upon arriving at the Varanasi Bus Stand, one can opt for a state government bus or a taxi to reach the temple. The temple is approximately 2 kilometers away from Assi Ghat and 8 kilometers away from Varanasi Railway Station. 🚌

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