Panchamugi Hanumanji Temple is an old mandir known for worshipping the idols Panchamugi Hanuman and Durga Mata. It is located on a nice place (hills).
Panchamugi Hanumanji temple
It has been very beautifully and creatively done up and receives many religious visitors frequently. The Panchamugi Hanuman Temple is one of the oldest and well-known temples in Jaipur, rajasthan, India.
This place is always flocked by not only the locals but tourists also. Many devotee visitors visit this mandir to gain the blessings of the idols.
History of the temple
It is said that Panchamugi Anjaneya, Kolhapur Mahalakshmi, Lord Venkateswara and Lord Vishnu as Varaha appeared to Raghavendra Swamy at this location after his meditation.
This famous five-headed Anjaneya Temple is situated on a hillock and is very ancient. The idol of the Hanuman is believed to be self-incarnated on a huge rock.
Myth of the temple
Panchamugi is said to be the place where Raghavendra Swamy has performed meditation for 12 years before settling in Mantralaya. This is an important pilgrimage site for devotees visiting Mantralayam.
This place attracts large crowd during special days and Hanuman Jayanthi. Several devotees visit to the Hanuman temple here during special events for lord Vishnu.
Few shops near the temple sell food & drinks. There is a huge rock formation on eastern side of the temple in the shape of a bed and pillow.
How to reach
By train: Gandhi Nagar Railway Station is just 3 km away from the temple.
By bus: State owned buses of Rajasthan Road Transport Corporation connect Jaipur to all cities in Rajasthan.
By airlines: Jaipur International Airport is just 7.7 km away from the temple.
Time to visit
Temple will open for morning 06.00 AM to night 08.00 PM.
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