Bhadra Maruti Temple is located in Khuldabad close to Aurangabad in Maharashtra. Bhadra Maruti Temple is dedicated to Lord Hanuman and is just 4 Km away from the well-known attraction of Ellora Caves. An interesting fact about the temple is that the statue of Lord Hanuman is in a reclining position. It is among the three temples where Lord Hanuman can be seen in a resting position.
About The Temple
The temple is located about 22 KM from Aurangabad. About 2 Km further from Bhadra Maruti temple is the tomb of Aurangzeb, the Mughal Emperor. The Devgiri Fort is also located en-route to the temple. There are several historic and natural attractions that can be covered during the visit to Bhadra Maruti temple. The temple is built in traditional style. The interior of the temple is made of marble and the ceiling is designed beautifully with floral motifs and hymns are written all over the interiors of the temple. The figurine of Lord Hanuman is covered with an orange cloth and decorated with a garland made of banyan leaves. The temple is best visited during the festival of Ram Navami and Hanuman Jayanti when the temple is decorated beautifully and special prayers and aartis are conducted. The temple is usually very crowded on Saturdays, as this is the day dedicated to Lord Hanuman. Long queues of devotees can be seen till outside the temple. On other days the temple is less crowded and devotees do not have to wait for long to get a glimpse of the Lord and offer their prayers.
The nearest airport to Bhadra Maruti is Aurangabad airport, aurangabad which is 26 km away from Bhadra Maruti. The nearest railway station to bhadra maruti is Aurangabad Train Station which is 20 km away from Bhadra Maruti. The temple can easily be reached from Aurangabad by bus, taxi or car. Regular bus service is available from Aurangabad to Khuldabad.
Bhadra Maruti Temple,
Pincode – 431101.
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
Mano Javam , Maruda Thulya Vegam, Jithendriyam Buddhi Matham Varishtam, Vatha Atmajam Vanara Yudha Mukhyam, Sree Rama Dootham Sirasa Namami
Meaning -I bow my head to salute Rama's messenger, who has won over His mind, who is as fast as the wind, who has mastered his organs, who is the most knowledgeable, who is the wind God's son, and who leads as the chief in the army of monkeys.
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.
Timing: Morning 6 AM to Evening 9 PM.