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Nuggikeri Hanuman Temple


Nuggikeri Hanuman Temple is located around 14 km from Dharwad (dwd), Karnataka, India. Nuggikeri Hunuman Temple is an prehistoric temple in Dharwad. Devotees come from different provinces to this temple. Due to Vishesha Divasa on saturday for Hanuman this place is crowded.

About the Temple

This temple is very old and the Hanuman idol was reinstalled by famous saint Shri. Vyasraj.

Legend and Stories

The god is said to be adored in Nuggikeri town by a senior-individual from the Nuggikeri town having a place with the Nuggikeri Desai family The pratishtapana of the Lord balabheema was finished by his heavenliness Shri vyasaraja (the main saint in the court of Sri krishnadevaraya of Hampi) Till date the Lord hanuman sanctuary is being overseen by the same Desai family. The general population of the Desai family takes after an arrangement of paryaya (an arrangement of inner turn) in the administration of the sanctuary. The administration of the sanctuary changes once in consistently.


Every year on the propitious day of chaitra Suddha poornima i.e, hanuman jayanti there is a jatra mahotsava. Every Saturday thousands of devotees visit the temple and offer prayers to Lord Hanuman



Dharwad is well connected to other major cities of the country via regular buses.


Dharwad railway station is located nearly 3 km from city and all the major trains come to the city directly. It is the most convenient way to reach Dharwad


The nearest airport to Dharwad is located in Hubli which is 20 km from this city. From the airport devotees can hire a taxi or bus to reach Dharwad. Flights to Mumbai and Bangalore are available from Hubli.

Temple Address

Nuggikeri Hanuman Temple,
Karnataka, India


Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-

  • Happiness
  • 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.

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