Hanuman Jayanti 2024: Top 10 Wish-Fulfilling Lord Hanuman Temples in India! – News18

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Hanuman Jayanti is being celebrated today on April 23 (Tuesday). (Image: Shutterstock)

Hanuman Jayanti is being celebrated today on April 23 (Tuesday). (Image: Shutterstock)

Hanuman Jayanti 2024: Embark on a spiritual journey to India’s revered Hanuman temples, known for their miraculous wish-granting power.

Hanuman Jayanti is celebrated to mark the birth of Lord Hanuman. It falls on the full moon day in the month of Chaitra. On this special day, devotees offer prayers to the deity and pray for the well-being of their families and loved ones. People also offer – as part of the bhog – boondi and laddoo to Lord Hanuman.

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According to Drik Panchang, Hanuman Jayanti is being celebrated today on April 23 (Tuesday). The Purnima Tithi will commence at 03:25 am on April 23 and conclude at 05:18 am on April 24.

10 Wish Fulfilling Temples Of Lord Hanuman

  1. Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple, Varanasi, Uttar PradeshThis ancient temple’s name translates to “remover of troubles,” and Lord Hanuman is believed to grant wishes and remove obstacles.
  2. Hanuman Garhi, Ayodhya, Uttar PradeshOne of the most important Hanuman temples, situated near the Ram Mandir. It’s believed praying here ensures success in endeavors.
  3. Salasar Balaji Temple, Salasar, RajasthanThis temple enshrines a unique, self-manifested idol of Hanuman in his childhood form. Devotees believe it grants wishes and brings prosperity.
  4. Bala Hanuman Temple, Jamnagar, GujaratDedicated to Hanuman’s childhood, this temple is known for its powerful blessings, particularly for removing negative energies and fulfilling wishes.
  5. Hanuman Mandir, Allahabad, Uttar PradeshSituated on the banks of the Ganges, this temple is known for its giant Hanuman statue and its association with fulfilling wishes related to health and education.
  6. Namakkal Anjaneyar Temple, Tamil NaduThis hilltop temple is one of the most prominent shrines dedicated to Hanuman in South India. It’s associated with granting wishes for strength, courage, and victory.
  7. Jakhoo Temple, Shimla, Himachal PradeshPerched atop Jakhoo Hill, this temple offers panoramic views and is believed to fulfill wishes related to travel and overcoming challenges.
  8. Mahavir Mandir, Patna, BiharThis grand temple is known for its spiritual aura and its association with fulfilling wishes for success and well-being.
  9. Hampi Hanuman Temple, KarnatakaNestled amidst the ruins of Vijayanagara, this historic temple is believed to bless devotees with strength, perseverance, and the fulfillment of their desires.
  10. Mehandipur Balaji Temple, Dausa district, RajasthanThis temple, dedicated to a powerful form of Hanuman, is known for its intense rituals and its ability to help devotees overcome problems and achieve wishes.


  1. Anjana, the mother of Hanuman, was an apsara (supernatural female being) in the court of the god Indra and was condemned to be born on Earth as a vanara. Her curse would only be removed if she gave birth to the incarnation of Lord Shiva, which would result in her becoming a vanara princess and marrying Kesari.
  2. During his mischievous childhood, Hanuman would often trouble sages, and teasing a meditating sage resulted in a curse that made him forget his divine powers. It wasn’t until Jambhavantha reminded Hanuman of his abilities that he remembered them during the search for Sita Mata.
  3. The Hindu scriptures mention eight Chiranjivis (immortals), one of whom is Lord Hanuman. According to legend, he will continue to live on earth till the end of Kaliyuga, chanting Lord Rama’s name and telling stories.
  4. When Goddess Sita offered Hanuman a lovely pearl necklace, he declined, explaining that he couldn’t accept anything without Lord Rama’s name. To demonstrate his love, he ripped out his chest and revealed an image of Lord Rama and Goddess Sita.
  5. Hanuman enquired about the significance of vermilion as he watched Goddess Sita apply it to her forehead. Sita stated that it symbolises Lord Rama’s long life. Hanuman became inspired and covered his entire body in sindoor, demonstrating his intense devotion.
  6. The Brahmachari did have a son. After burning Lanka, a drop of Hanuman’s sweat landed in the mouth of a gigantic fish. Despite Hanuman’s Brahmachari status, this fish gave birth to his son, presenting an unexpected feature.

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