hanuman temple connaught place – new delhi 24 hour chanting of rama hymens
hanuman temple in connaught place is one of the major hanuman temples in india
The temple,worship to hanuman,is located in baba kharak singh road from south west of at new delhi in india.the temple is noted in the guinness book of world records by the 24 hour chanting of rama hymens,mughal emperors fix Islamic image that is a moon on the top of the temple,and hence the temple was not attacked by Muslim rulers.the king of ambar maharaja mansingh I in 16th century and the temple was rebuilt by the king maharaja jaisingh in 1724.the height of the temple is approximately 33 meter,we can see the paintings of the stories based on the epic ramayana.the idol of rama sita and lakshmana also present here.
According to hindu legend during Mahabharata period pandvas left from indraprastha by fail of dice game.they are stayed in forest for 12 years,during this time bhima searched a fragrant flower named kalyana saugandhikam for draupadi,on the way hanuman tried to made an experiment to him,he blocked the way of bhima by as an old monkey his tale prevent the way of bhima,he became angry to old monkey,he made the maximum effort to remove the tail from that way,but he can’t do it,then bhima realized that the monkey had some super power.finally he made out it was his brother,he apologizes to him.after the Mahabharata war completed pandvas installed 5 temples for hanuman including this one.
Pooja timings are entirely different from other temples it start from 5.00 am to 1-3 pm and to 11 pm in usual days except Tuesday and Saturday.during these two days temple opens 4.00 am and remains till night.
The bus services and metro available from delhi to reach the hanuman mandir,also taxi and rikshaw are available too.hanuman mandir also connect the delhi metro train services from other major cities.the nearest railway station is new delhi.the closest airport is new delhi one of the main airport in india.