Hanumangarhi

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Hanumangarhi is a temple of Lord Hanuman in Ayodhya. More than 70 steps lead to the main Hanuman temple which is one of the most popular temples of Lord Hanuman in North India.

History[edit]

This temple was built by the Nawab of Awadh.[1]

Access[edit]

The twin cities of Ayodhya and Faizabad are well connected with Lucknow, Varanasi, Gorakhpur and Allahabad.

  • Air: The nearest airports are those of Lucknow (135 km) and Varanasi (200 km).
  • Road: Ayodhya is 6 km (4 mi) from Faizabad. Ayodhya has good road connectivity with Lucknow (135 km), Varanasi (200 km), Allahabad (165 km) and Gorakhpur (175 km).
  • Rail: A good rail network connects Ayodhya directly with Lucknow (three hours) and Varanasi (four hours).

Climate[edit]

Summer (March to July) temperatures can range from 35 to 45 degrees Celsius. Winters (November to January) temperatures can range from 6 to 25 degrees Celsius. Rains during monsoon season (July to September).

Hanumangarhi, Nainital[edit]

The hill station of Nainital also has famous temple by the name Hanumangarhi, often visited by local saint, Neem Karoli Baba. Located at an altitude 1,951 m (6,401 ft), the temple complex is about 3.5 km (2 mi) from the Tallital (South End) bus stop. The presiding deity of the temple is Lord Hanuman, the vanara god of the Ramayana, and he is depicted tearing open his chest to reveal Rama and Sita in his heart. Hanuman Garhi is also known for its spectacular views of the setting sun.

Festivals[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Plaint Of Ayodhya, The Financial Express (The Indian Express), Sunday, Aug 22, 2004 at 0000 hrs IST