Bade Hanuman / Anjaneya Ji Temple,Lord Hanuman Temple
Uttar Pradesh, Allahabad
The idol of Shree bade Hanuman Jee / Anjaneya presides near the ancient Indian Fort situated in the Sangam area of the religious city of Prayag (Allahabad). The place is located right next to the Triveni Sangam spot, which is also famous for the Kumbh Mela. The Hanuman / Anjaneya is in sleeping position on the banks of the prayag and is about 10 feet below the ground level.
In the city of Kannauj, there lived a rich trader who was childless. The trader went to the hills of Vindhychal to construct a temple of Hanuman Ji to fulfil his wish of getting a son. The trader had constructed a huge statue of Hanuman Ji out of stone.After visiting many holy places with the statue, the trader ultimately arrived at Sangam Kshetra of Prayag. While taking rest in the night, the trader dreamt that if he leaves this stat...View more
e at this holy place his all wishes will be fulfilled. Thus leaving the statue at Prayag the rich trader left for his city Kannauj. As the time passed that rich trade's wife gave birth to a son. The idol was struck inside the sands at the bottom of the holy rivers. Years later, one day a saint named Balgiri, was piercing his trident (Trishul) at places in order to find a place to sit for meditation, so his trident stuck some hard stone and the idol was rediscovered. Many efforts were made to move the idol from the place and erect the idol, but all efforts just failed, so the temple was established at that very place. This Temple is part of Maha Kumbh Mela.
The idol of Shri Bade Hanumanji / Anjaneya , situated in Sangam Kshetra is very magnificent and gorgeous. This idol is lying in Veermudra. The broad forehead, large arms, wide waist spontaneously arouse the feelings of valour in the minds of the onlookers.Under the right foot of Shri Bade Hanuman Ji's idol the statue of Ahirawan is situated; which is being looked at as the destroyer of ill-feelings and bad-actions; under the left foot of the ido...View more
of Shri Bade Hanuman Ji the statue of Kamada Devi is apparent. Kamada Devi is considered the Goddess of will-power and is Aradhya Devi of Ahiravana. Near the idol of Shri Bade Hanuman Ji and towards forehead the idols of Shri Ram Chandra Ji and Laxman Ji are situated. Mandir is quite old but well kept. he temple is bright orange in colour.Picture Courtesy: wikimapia.org
Timings : The temple is open on all days from 5.30 AM to 9.00 PM
Pilgrims and travelers are requested to be appropriately attired.
Allahabad is also known as 'Prayag' and is regarded as one of the fastest growing cities in the world. The city of Allahabad (Prayag) has a very special and unique place as a spiritual & religious centre. Also known as the City of God, Allahabad , in Persian means Settled by Gods. It is for this reason, that it has been innumerably mentioned in the ancient Hindu texts.The place also has a special
significance according to the Hindu scriptures for holding the confluence of three of the most sacred rivers of India: Ganga, Yamuna, and Saraswati at Triveni Sangam, which becomes the nucleus of all celebrations of Kumbh Mela.
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By Bus: Allahabad is well-connected to other parts of the country by highways such as NH1and NH2 (among others). This makes it ideal to opt for an Allahabad trip by bus. When planning an Allahabad visit by bus, go to the Central bus station from where line buses are available to travel in and around the city. Allahabad trip by bus is the very economical compared to other options.
By Train: Allahabad trains can be boarded from all the major stations in the country as almost all the trains going to New Delhi pass through Allahabad.
By Air: There are a few direct flights from Mumbai and Delhi to the Allahabad airport or the Barmauli Airport. An alternate option to flights to Allahabad, are flights to the nearest airports such as Lucknow, Kanpur and Varanasi. Other means of transportation have to be adopted after reaching any of these airports.
Shri Bade Hanuman Ji / Anjaneya cures the sickness and worldliness of his devotees. There is no prescribed rule of the Pooja and Archana of Shri Bade Hanuman Ji; so all the devotees perform his Pooja alike without any distinction of rich and poor.
Tulsi mala and Ladoo Prasad is availble near temple to offer prayer.
On Tuesdays and Saturdays a special Pooja and Archana is performed. On these days a special decoration of Shri Bade Hanuman Ji is performed.
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