A closeup view of Shri Hanuman Temple, Sarangpur
A closeup view of Shri Hanuman Temple, Sarangpur

Shri Hanuman Temple is located at Sarangpur, Gujarat, which is dedicated to Lord Hanuman. It is said that the idol of Lord Hanuman was installed by Sadguru Gopalanand Swami in this Shri Hanuman Temple. And it is also said that when Sadguru Gopalanand Swami touched the idol of Lord Hanuman with a rod, the image came alive and moved. Shri Hanuman Temple is under the administration of Vadtal Gadi of the Swaminarayan Sampraday, a Hindu sect propagated by Swaminarayan. Shastri Yagnapurushdas, the saint appointed by the Vadtal Gadi of the Swaminarayan Sampraday in 1899 managed the eventuality of the Shri Hanuman Temple and renovated the temple.

Specialty

The presiding deity of this temple is Lord Hanuman in the form of Kastbhanjan, the Crusher of sorrows, with moustache, squashing a female demon under His foot. Shri Hanuman Temple is one of the prominent temples in the Swaminarayan Sampraday, a Hindu sect propagated by Swaminarayan. Shri Hanuman Temple is believed to be so powerful for one who affected by the evil spirits. The people who are affected by the evil spirits are brought and made to touch by the rod which is used by Sadguru Gopalanand Swami. The rod which is used by Sadguru Gopalanand Swami have been covered with silver and have been kept safe till now.

Pooja Timings

  • Morning Arati – 5.30 am
  • Balbhog Pooja – 7:00 am
  • Temple will be closed from 12.00pm to 3.00 pm
  • Evening Arati – 7.00 pm

Festivals

  • Jayanti Mahotsav – March or April
  • Sundar kand – October or November
  • Ram Katha – October
By Road

State transport buses and private luxury coaches connect various major towns and cities of Gujarat.


By Train

The nearest Railway station is Mehsana.


By Air

The international airport is the Sardar Vallabhbhai International Airport in Ahmedabad (102 Kms).

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