Mahavir hanuman temple Patna
About mahavir hanuman temple
Mahavir Mandir is one of the most visited temples in Patna. It is situated just outside the Patna Junction. It is one of the holiest temples in North India dedicated to Lord Hanuman. Thousands of people pay the visit to the temple every day. It is managed by Mahavir Mandir Trust, which has many charitable institute and hospitals run and managed by it. The temple's earning is one of the highest in India.
The temple went into major renovation between 1983-1985 and marbles were heavily used during a renovation.The temple has three floors, including the ground floor. The ground floor is dedicated to Lord Hanuman, where the main idol is worshipped. The first floor has life-size idols of various Gods and Goddesses. On the same floor, the floating stone on water, Ramsetu Shila is on display which is believed to be a part of the stone bridge (Ramsetu) built during Lanka invasion in Ramayana by the monkey army. The third floor is meant for 'Havans' and weddings. It does not have any idol.
This temple is so ancient that its exact origin is yet unknown, but it has gained more popularity since 1947 when a number of refugees came here after the partition and in 1948 this temple was declared as the public temple. Consequently, it was reconstructed into a monumental marble temple.
The presiding deity of this temple is Lord Hanuman but there are some other cherished deities here like- Lord Rama, Goddess Sita, Lord Krishna, Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati.There is also a stone from the floating Ram Setu which is placed in a glass container of which the volume is approximately 13000mm, while the weight is around 15kgs. Exactly opposite this is a temple of Shani Maharaj which is built in the form of a cave-like structure. This is another place of worship for the devotees.
- Road- You can easily reach Mahavir Mandir Patna from any part of the city. There is a great facility of vehicles like auto, buses and private vehicles in the city. Being the busiest place in Patna, there is often a problem to park the vehicle. There is a solution to this problem. The temple parking area can be used for the same.
- Rail– This temple is placed next to Patna Railway Station. This is why one can directly reach the temple without any difficulty.
- Air– Mahavir Mandir Patna is just 6km away from the airport.
Buddha Smriti Park (100 m),
ISKCON Temple (1 km)
Maurya Lok Marketing Complex (1 km).
Devotees come here to wipe out their sorrows, difficulties and obstacles by receiving the blessings of these deities. This temple is mostly very crowded and there are very long queues on Saturday and Tuesdays as these are considered to be important days for worshipping the deities. Also, another important celebration that takes place annually in this temple is that of Ram Navami.
Biraja Kshetra or modern is regarded as the synthesized cultural centre of Odisha. Apart from general festivals connected with other religious faiths observed throughout Odisha.
Aarati of Hanumanji is very popular. It was composed by the great Religious reformer Ramanandacharya. But the prevalent aarati is not the correct composition of the great dharmacharya.