15 feet height tall sculpture of Bade Hanuman is located at the entrance of Sri Bade Hanuman Temple; Ayodya, the holy city and birth place of Bhagwan Sri Ram, belongs to Faizabadh district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The temple is situated on Mani Ram Das Chavni Marg, Janki Ghat of Ayodya.
About The Temple
In reverence to Lord Hanuman, Mahant Sri Mani Ram Das established a temple for him in the middle of a pond called “Bindhu Sarovar”. The Temple is Hexagonal in shape and built on the elevated pillars in the middle of the Bindhu Sarovar. Huge idol of Bade Hanuman in standing posture is installed at the entrance and one has to pass through this idol to enter the temple. The square shaped tank has steps on the sides so that the devotees can bathe in the water.
About The Deity
The gigantic idol of Lord Sri Hanuman is a feast to the eyes. The idol is seen in a standing posture and is about fifteen feet high. The Lord is seen looking straight and his left hand is holding a ‘gadha’ (weapon) which is resting on his left shoulder. His right hand shows the ‘Abhaya’ mudra (gesture of hand) - assuring that He will protect those who come to serve Sri Rama. His head is decorated by a crown. His eyes are so made, that from whichever angle a person looks at Him it appears as if the Lord is looking at him directly.
Lucknow airport is the nearest airport at 150 km distance.
Ayodya railway station is the nearest railhead.
Ayodya has not developed an exact connection with the neighbouring cities. Still, one can get buses till the nearest bus station from Ayodya.
Bade Hanuman Temple,
Uttar Pradesh, India.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Removal of worries
- Removal of sins
- Prosperity of future generations
- Relief from suffering
- Suitable grooms for unmarried girls
Anjaneya Madhi Paatalaananam, Kanjanaadri Kamaneeya Vigraham, Paarijatha Tharu Moola Vaasinam, Bhaavayami Bhava mana Nandanam
Meaning -I bow before the wind God's darling son, Anjana's son, the great killer of ogres, who is handsome and like a golden mountain, who lives near Parijatha tree's roots.
Divya Mangala Dehaaya Peethambara Dharayacha Thaptha Kanchana Varnaaya Mangalam Shri Hanumathey
Meaning -Oh Lord Hanuman who has a mystical form, who adorns a silk garment in yellow and who looks similar to molten gold, let thy be auspiciousness.
Anjana Nandanam Veeram Janaki Soka Naasanam, Kapeesa Maksha Hantharam, Vandhe Lanka Bhayankaram
Meaning -We salute Lanka's horror, Anjana's brave son, who ended Sita's sorrows, the ruler of monkeys and the one who killed Aksha, Ravana's son.
Raamaaya Ramabadraaya Ramachandraaya Vaydasey Raghunaadaaya Naadaaya Seethaaya Pathaye Namo Namah
Meaning -I offer salutations to Sri Rama, the one who safeguards all, who knows all, who has descended from the Raghu dynasty, Sita's spouse and the Lord of the universe.
The temple is open from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM and from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM.