• Hanuman

Sakshi Anjaneyar Temple


This shrine is located in Gandha Madhana Parvatham (on the way to Ramar Padham) where Hanuman is said to have delivered the good news of Sita’s well-being to Rama with a proof of Sita’s choodamanai (Jewel). The word Sakshi can be translated as evidence or proof in English. As Hanuman evident Sita’s being in the Srilanka to Rama , Hanuman statue in this place referred as sakshi Hanuman.



The nearest air terminal is at Madurai, about 174 km from Rameswaram. The airport is well linked by flights to many Indian cities like Chennai, Trichy, Bengaluru and Mumbai. Pre-paid taxi services are available from the airport.


The Rameswaram railway station is the major railhead. Trains from Chennai, Madurai, Coimbatore, Trichy, Thanjavur, Palakkad and Bengaluru halt at the station. Taxi services are available from the station.


Rameswaram is well connected by roads to other cities of Tamil Nadu. Tamil Nadu Road Transport Corporation buses ply regularly from Chennai, Kanyakumari, Madurai, Trichy and other cities to Rameswaram. Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation buses also ply daily from Tirupati to Rameswaram.

There are no frequent busses to Gandha madhana Parvatham. One Can Visit this small shrine, on the way to Ramar padham.Tourist are requested to take Auto, Taxi or Private Vehicles from Rameswaram.

Temple Address

Sakshi Anjaneyar Temple,
Rameswaram, Ramanathapuram,
Tamil Nadu, India, Pincode – 623526.


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.


The temple is open from Morning 6:00 am to Evening 9:00 pm

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