Shri Balahanuman Sankirtan Mandir, Jamnagar

Shri Balahanuman Sankirtan Mandir, Jamnagar

Gujarat, Jamnagar

Shrine: Balahanuman

On the banks of Lakota Lake, among the perennial echoes of the chants of Lord Ram, stands the sublime temple of Bal Hanuman. The temple was built in 1963-64 by Shri Prembhukshuji Maharaj. The temple is mentioned in Guinness Book of world records for continuous 24-hours chanting of the "Ram Naam", since August 1, 1964.

Origin: The temple was established by Shri Prembhikshuji Maharaj in 1963-64.

Legend

The temple was built by Shri Prembhukshuji Maharaj to propagate the divinity of Lord Hanuman and Lord Ram.

Architecture

The temple is simple in its architecture. White pillars and open arches form the exterior with a dome at its top. The huge hall inside that the deities of Gods around its circumference leaving the centre area vacant for devotees to sit and pray.

Picture Courtesy : www.shribalahanuman.org

Darsan Info

Temple Timings : 6.00 AM to 10.00 PM

Darsan Dresscode: Devotees are advised to wear clean and conservative attire

Culture

Jamnagar is famous for its oil refineries. Reliance Industries, has established the world's largest oil refinery near the village of Moti Khavdi in Jamnagar district. The Essar Oil refinery is located in the nearby town of Vadinar. It is also known for  its four marble Jain temples.

Language Spoken: Gujarati

Location and Contact

Shri Prembhikshuji Marg, Government Colony, Jamnagar, Gujarat 361001

Contact Number : +91 288 255 8196

Ways to Reach

By road: State transport buses and private luxury coaches connect Jamnagar with various centres of Gujarat.
By rail: There are daily trains on the Western Railway with direct connections to Ahmedabad.
By air: Various domestic airlines connect Jamnagar to Mumbai.

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Climate

Place Name Jan - March April - June July - Sept Oct - Dec
Max-Temparture 27oC 30oC 29.3oC 29oC
Min-Temparture 18oC 25oC 25oC 20oC

Temple Rituals

The priests perform regular pujas and rituals to the deities

Special Rituals

There is a continuous chant of Ram Naam in the shrine.

Pooja Timing

6:00 AM - Mangla Darshan
6:30 AM - Shangar Darshan
7:00 AM - Mangala Aarti
12:00 PM - Raj Bhog
4:30 PM - Utthapan
7:00 PM - Sandhya Aarti
10:00 PM - Shayan Darshan

Regular Offerings

People write their names on black board and offer their time they will do the Akhanda Rama dhun

Festivals

April - Hanuman Jayanthi, Ram Navami





  • Near Bus Stand

  • Bedi gate
  • Nearby Airport

  • Jamnagar
  • Nearby Railway Station

  • Jamnagar
  • Taxi Stand

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