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Panchmukhi Hanuman Temple

ऊं नमो हनमु तेरुद्रावताराय सर्वशर्व त्रसु हं ारणाय
सर्वरर्व ोग हराय सर्ववर्व शीकरणाय रामदतू ाय स्वाहा।

Shri Panchamukhi Hanuman Temple

Basic Details of Panchmukhi Hanuman Temple

  • Temple Name:Panchmukhi Hanuman Temple
  • Temple Phone Number: N/A
  • Temple Address:Panchkrosi Parikrama Marg Varanasi 221007
  • Temple Timing: 04 AM – 10 PM
  • Temple Deity: Bajarangabli Hanuman
  • Mangala Aarti: 5:45 AM
  • Bhog Aarti: 9:00 AM

Legend associated with Shri Panchmukhi Hanuman Temple :

ऊं नमो हनमु तेरुद्रावताराय सर्वशर्व त्रसु हं ारणाय
सर्वरर्व ोग हराय सर्ववर्व शीकरणाय रामदतू ाय स्वाहा।

The Panchmukhi Avatar of Shri Hanuman Ji Maharaj represents the five directions ime East, West, North, South and top directions.
In the Panchamukhi swaroop Hanuman Ji’s face radiates a brightness equivalent to the light of thousands of Suns.
Shri Hanuman Ji took the Panchmukhi Avatar when Ravan, on realizing that he had to face defeat, sought help from his brother Ahiravan who was granted many significant boons.
Ahiravan using his Maya had put all the sena of Shri Ram to sleep after which he took Shri Ram and Lakshman with him to Patapuri. When the sena of Shri Ram gained consciousness, Vibhisan could realize the foul play done by Ahiravan and he requested Hanuman Ji to rescue
them back from the Patal Puri.
On reaching Patalpuri, Shri Hanuman Ji defeated Makardhwaj and on going inside he found out about the boon with which Ahiravan was blessed i.e he could be killed only by the one who had the ability to extinguish 5 lamps which were lit by him at once.
To tackle the situation faced by Hanuman Ji, he took the Panchmukhi swaroop and managed to extinguish all the 5 lamps at once itself. After which Shri Hanuman Ji killed Ahiravan and also managed to rescue Shri Ram and Laxman Ji from Patalpuri.
From that time itself the Panchamukhi swaroop Hanuman Ji started getting worshiped for completion of even impossible tasks and victory over enemies.


Importance of Shri Panchamukhi Hanuman Temple :

हनमु न्नजं नी सनु ो वायपुत्रु महाबलः ।
अकस्मादागतोत्पांत नाशयाशुनमोस्ततु ।े।
  1. Worshiping Sri Panchamukhi Hanuman Ji on Tuesdays has a special significance and it removes all the troubles and hurdles from the lives of the devotee.
  2. Offering sewa to Panchmukhi Hanuman on saturdays after fasting is said to keep away all the negative energies at bay and also helps destroy the enemies of the devotee.
  3. The Panchamukhi Temple swaroop of Hanuman Ji is said to get impressed very quickly and in the times of Kalyuga this avatar of Hanuman Ji has special importance.
  4. Panchmukhi Avatar of Hanuman Ji in the temple rescues the devotees from all their troubles and problems just as Hanuman Ji in this swsroop had rescued Shri Ram Ji in the Treta Yuga.
  5. The Eastern face in the Panch Mukhi Hanuman Temple is believed to help devotees from attaining victory over enemies and also court cases related to problems.
  6. Hanuman Ji has taken the avatar in the Panchmukhi Temple for the welfare of all his devotees.
  7. The west facing face of Panchamukhi Hanuman Ji is of an eagle bird and is considered to be the devotional side, worshiping this side of Hanuman Ji gives Ram Bhakti to devotees.
  8. The North face in the Panchamukhi Hanuman Temple brings immense wealth, success, fortune, sound health and recognition to his devotees.
  9. The South facing side in the Panchamukhi Hanuman Temple is of lord Narasimha and it helps in removing fear and troubles from the minds of his devotees.

Important Days and Festivals celebrated in the Panchamukhi Hanuman Temple :

  • Tuesday and Saturdays are the most crowded days in the week in Sri Panchamukhi Hanuman Temple where many devotees visit for their prayers. In General the temple remains crowded throughout the week.
  • Ram Navami, Seeta Navami and Hanuman Jayanti are some of the important festivals celebrated in the Panchamukhi Hanuman Temple when the entire temple is decked for the devotees to come and visit the Temple.
  • The months of Shravan, Karthik and Chaitra witness large foot falls in the Panchamukhi Hanuman Temple. Many community food programs and celebrations are organized around the Mahavir Hanuman Temple at this time.
  • The 9 days of Navratri and annual celebrations during Maha Shivratri tithi are also important festivals celebrated in the Panchamukhi Hanuman Temple of Varanasi.

Location of Panchamukhi Hanuman Temple and how to reach it ?

● The Panchmukhi Hanuman Temple is located in the Varanasi district of Uttar Pradesh.
● The Panchamukhi Hanuman Temple is located in Panchkosi area of Varanasi which is at 15km from the railway station.
● The distance of Panchmukhi Hanuman from the airport is 35km and can be easily reached and accessed by cars.

Darshan and Aarti Timings in Sri Panchamukhi Hanuman Temple :

The Panchamukhi Hanuman Temple remains open 365 days in a year for the devotees from 4 am to 12 pm noon and from 5 pm to 10 pm in the evening. Regularly Aarti is performed at 5.45 am and 9.00 pm.
Whereas on Tuesdays and Saturdays, the night aarti ends at 10 pm. On this day, a large number of devotees reach for darshan-worship in the Panchmukhi Hanuman Temple. The specialty of the Panchamukhi Hanuman temple is that after the morning aarti, there is a regular Manas Path with drums and music. Not only this, devotees perform bhajan kirtan daily in the evening as well. CCTV cameras have been installed at many places in the temple premises from the point of view of security. Due to which the security of the temple is closely monitored.

Frequently Asked Question Related to Panchmukhi Hanuman Temple

Where is the Panchmukhi Hanuman Temple located ?

The Panchmukhi Hanuman Temple is located Panchkrosi Parikrama Marg Varanasi 221007

What are Timings of the Panchmukhi Hanuman Temple?

The temple opens up at 4:00 am for the general devotees and remains open till 12:00 pm in the afternoon.

What is timming of Aarti in Panchmukhi Hanuman Temple?

Mangala Aarti – 5:45 am Bhog Aarti – 9:00am

How to perform Puja in Panchmukhi Hanuman Temple ?

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