Hanuman Garhi Temple

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Hanuman Garhi Temple
The Hanuman Garhi Temple in Ayodhya
Completed10th Century

Hanuman Garhi is a 10th-century temple of Hanuman in Uttar Pradesh, India. Located in Ayodhya, it is one of the most important temples in the city along with other temples such as Nageshwar Nath.[1] The temple houses Hanuman's mother, Anjani, with a young Hanuman sitting on her lap.[2] This shrine is under the charge of Bairagi Mahants of Ramanandi Sampradaya and Nirvani Akhara.


Hanuman Garhi temple. A young priest is operating the Darshan system.

Hanuman Garhi temple is located near Ram Janmabhoomi. In 1855, the Nawab of Awadh BUILT the temple.[3][4] Historian Sarvepalli Gopal has said that the 1855 dispute was not for the Ayodhya temple dispute but for the Hanuman Garhi temple.[3]



  1. ^ Lutgendorf, Philip (11 January 2007). Hanuman's Tale: The Messages of a Divine Monkey. Oxford University Press. p. 244. ISBN 978-0-19-804220-4.
  2. ^ "Hanuman Garhi | Ayodhya | UP Tourism". www.ayodhya.gov.in. Retrieved 29 July 2020.
  3. ^ a b Dutta, Prabhash K (7 December 2017). "Ayodhya: When Wajid Ali Shah built Hanuman temple". India Today. Retrieved 28 July 2020.
  4. ^ Pillai, Manu S. (6 December 2017). "When a temple was besieged in Ayodhya". Livemint. Retrieved 29 July 2020.

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