Wednesday, 17 April 2013

Hanuman Garhi - Ayodhya

Ayodhya is a divine place for every Hindu and it is famous worldwide due it is the birthplace of Lord Shri Ram. There are lots of Hindu God, Goddess temples. One of the very famous temples of Ayodhya is Hanuman Garhi. Hanuman Garhi is the temple of Lord Hanuman. Every devotee or tourist who comes to Ayodhya must visit the Hanuman Garhi.

Ayodhya- The Ram Janam Bhoomi
Hanuman Garhi-Ayodhya
Temple features

It is a very old temple and due to it situated at height there are 76 stairs to reach Lord Hanuman temple. There is a huge Lord Hanuman statue with a nice golden umbrella adjacent to the temple. Hanuman Garhi temple is nearest to the main road so easy to reach there. Temple has also a statue of Baal Hanuman with his mother Anjani.


Lord Hanuman is the extreme devotee of Lord Shri Ram. So he lives with Lord Shri Ram in Ayodhya. According to legends, Lord Shri Ram provide this place to Lord Hanuman for watching and protecting the Ram birthplace (or Ramkot).

History

This temple was constructed near to the 10th century and peoples believe it was constructed by the King Vikramaditya. As per information, this temple reconstruction is done by Nawab of Awadh (Lucknow) and Sant Abhyaramdas.

How to reach Hanuman Garhi

Ayodhya is well connected by railway and bus services to other cities. Hanuman Garhi is only one km far away from the Ayodhya railway station. You can reach there within 3 to 4 hour from Lucknow by train or Bus. It is only 135 km from the Lucknow. There is no airport in Ayodhya, the nearest airport is in Lucknow.

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