Temple in Jaipur - Hanuman Ji
Location: Near Chandpole Gate
God Worshipped: Shri Hanuman ji
Road Distance from Jaipur: 1 Kms
Built in the year: 1727 A.D. By Maharaja
The famous temple of Lord Hanuman, situated
in heart of the city on a busy road. This is
the pair of two temples facing each other on
both sides on road, this is the main one.
The temple is crowded day long with peole
and meant that every wish come true said
Maharaja had strong leanings towards the
spread of Bhakti cult specially that of
HanumanJi, the God of power, wisdom and help
in pain. Here the devotees can have the
God's darshan and offer their prayers.
The idol of Hanuman Ji is very rare. It is 5
1/2' high and 3 1/4' wide. The idol is
washed with Vermillion paste making it
vermillion colored. This is called "Chola"
or covering. The deity is South facing.
Important Architectural Characteristics:
Shikhar (pinnacle) of the temple is raised
spiracle to a height of 25 feet. A gold
polished copper Kalash is at the pinnacle.
On the walls of the Shikhar , there are
sixteen engraved pictures with themes from
the Ramacharita Manasa. On the ceiling is
Rama Panchayat i.e. Ram and Sita seated on
the Royal throne with three brothers
attending on them and Hanuman at service.
Locationwise the temple draws huge crowds of
devotees. Specially on Tuesday and Saturdays
devotees visit the temple in large numbers.
Material of Construction:
stone, ordinary building stone, marble and
The idol of Shri Hanuman is wonderfully
miraculous and is famous all over the
country. The Jagmohan or worship hall of the
temple has artistic mirror work depicting
Chitrakuta where Tulsidas was making Sandal
paste and Raghubir (Rama) was applying a
tilak on Tulsi's forehead with his hand.
Another picture is that of Shabari who is
offering Berry fruits after having tasted
each one. One more picture is that of infant
Rama. Seeing these pictures gives
delight.The devotees can be seen offering
prayers,reading and reciting devotional text
of the Ramayan,Sunderkanda,Hnuman
Chalisa,Bajarang Baan etc.
Timings: Morning Time: 4.30 am |
Evening Time: 10.00 pm