Hazara Rama Temple is located in the Royal Enclosure of Hampi. It is a place that no visitor generally misses on their Hampi trail.
About the Temple
The Hazara Rama Temple is a one of a kind sanctuary in numerous viewpoints. The principal thing that draws consideration about the sanctuary is its name. The term 'Hazara Rama' actually implies a thousand Rama and alludes to the large number of relics portraying the supreme god of the sanctuary. The dividers of the sanctuary convey the account of Ramayana cut on stone. The external dividers of the sanctuary are adorned with bas-relics of Rama and Krishna. The relics likewise depict parades of stallions, elephants, specialists, warriors and moving ladies partaking in the Dasara celebration rally around then. The relics are among the most broad ones to be discovered anyplace in India.
The sanctuary has a sprawling yard on its northern side. There are two tremendous entryways that offer access to the sanctuary compound. The inside of the sanctuary has luxuriously etched segments. A vacant platform with three openings means that the sanctuary once had symbols of Rama, Lakshmana and Sita. There is a littler holy place inside the sanctuary complex with comparable epic divider carvings. The main expansion is that there are portrayals of Lord Vishnu additionally on the dividers of this holy place. The sanctuary remains for instance of the astounding craftsmanship of Vijayanagara's stone carvers.
Legend and Stories
Hazara Rama Temple was implicit the early part of the fifteenth century by the then ruler of Vijayanagara, Devaraya II. It was initially worked as a straightforward structure. It comprised of just a sanctum, a pillared lobby and an ardha mantapa. Later the sanctuary structure was revamped to include an open yard and wonderful columns.
Best time to visit
From November to February
The easiest way to reach Hampi by air is to take a flight to the nearest airport at Bellary, situated at a distance of about 974 km. The airports at Belgaum (190 km) and Bangalore (353 km) are other options to reach Hampi by air. There are other modes of transport to reach Hampi from these places.
To reach Hampi by rail the nearest station is located at Hospet. Hampi can be easily reached from Hospet frequent buses that ply between the two towns. There are other local means of transport to reach Hampi from Hospet.
Hampi is connected to several towns and cities by the road network. There are several buses that connect Hampi to the nearby places. Private cars and vehicles can be hired from Bangalore or Mysore to reach Hampi.
Hazara Ramaswami Temple ,
Near Zenana Enclosure and Lotus Mahal,
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Freedom from diseases
- Relief from adverse effects from bad planetary aspects
- Relief from bondage
Achutham Keyshavam Rama Narayanam Krishna Damodaram Vasudevam Harim Shridharam Madhavam Gopika Vallabham Janaki Nayakam Ramachandram Bhajey
Meaning -Oh Lord who cannot be perished, who also has names like Keshava, Rama, Damodara, Narayana, Sridhara, Madhava, Krishna, Ramachandra the beloved of Janaki, let me say your name regularly.
Vasudeva Sutham Devam Kamsa Chanoora Mardhanam Devaki Paramanandham Krishnam Vande Jagathgurum
Meaning -I bow to you O Krishna, the ultimate guru, Devaki and Vasudeva's son, and the destroyer of Kamsa and Chanur.
Adharam Madhuram Vadanam Madhuram Nayanam Madhuram Hasitam Madhuram Hridayam Madhuram Gamanam Madhuram Mathuraa Dhipate Rakhilam Madhuram
Meaning -Meaning - Sweet are Your lips, sweet is Your face, sweet are Your eyes, sweet is Your smile, sweet is Your heart, sweet is Your gait, O Lord of Mathura, everything about You is sweet.
Alokya Mathur Mukha Madarena Sthanyam Pibantham Saraseeruhaksham Sachinmayam Devam Anantha Roopam Balam Mukundam Manasa Smarami
Meaning -I think of this Balamukundan as the one who looks lovingly at his mother's face while taking milk from her, who has eyes similar to the red lotus, who is the embodiment of truth and intelligence and other forms.
The temple is Open on all days of the week from 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM