Considering Saturday as a very auspicious day to visit hanuman temples. The first thing that we all do is to google “Hanuman Temples near me”. Right? So here we are with the 14 famous Hanuman Temples in Bangalore that you must visit at least once. To start off here are the first few lines from Hanuman Chalisa.
Jai Hanuman Gyan gun sagar|| Jai Kapis tihun Lok ujagar|| Ram doot atulit bal dhama| Anjaani-Putra Pavan sut nama||
1. Hanumanthana Gudda
The other popular name for this temple is Ramanjaneya Gudda, which also means the “Hill of Lord Hanuman”. Located in the popular locality Hanumanthanagar, this is one of the oldest Hanuman temples in Bangalore. It is also said that the area got its name through his temple. Further, the temple hosts a huge statue of Hanuman and Rama hugging each other which is 9 meters long.
Also, here is an interesting fact, this temple was built by “Kengal Hanumanthaiah”.
Location – Hanumantha Nagar, Banashankari Stage I, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560019
2. Sri Karanji Anjaneya Swami Temple
The Hanuman statue here is around 18 feet and also one of the tallest in Bengaluru. This temple has a historical significance which is directly related to Ramayana. You can see a “Choodamani” in the hands of Hanuman which depicts a scene from India’s greatest Sanskrit epic.
Furthermore, the temple today stands on the Karanji lake that existed back then, and henceforth the name Karanji Anajaneyaswamy temple.
Location – E Anjaneya Temple St, Gandhi Bazaar, Basavanagudi, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560004
One of the Famous Hanuman Temples in Bangalore
3. Gali Anjaneya Swamy Temple
A popular temple located on Mysuru Road. This Hanuman temple was built roughly around 600 years ago by a famous saint, a guru of Kanaka Dasa, Sri Vyasa Raya. The temple here has a tall tower and the god is facing the west. Also, a popular tourist attraction of the city and a must-visit Hanuman temple in Bangalore.
Here’s an interesting fact that needs to be mentioned, you can see a bell tied to the tail of the lord indicating the style of Sri Vyasa Raya.
Location – A Cross, V.B. Badavane, Mysore Rd, Byatarayanapura, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560026
4. Sri Anjaneya Swamy Temple
This temple is located in the north of Bangalore and is 150 years old. Also, the temple is constructed in a typical Dravidian style. The diety is 4 feet tall and was installed by Guru Sri Vyasa Raya. Henceforth, this temple is one of the oldest Hanuman temples in Bangalore.
Location – Dodda Banaswadi Road, Banaswadi, Bangalore – 560043, Behind BBMP Office
5. Prasanna Veeranjaneya Temple
The spectacular statue of lord hanuman is 22 feet in height and 16 feet in width. The key attraction of this temple is “Benne Alakara” which takes place in August of every year. In fact, the idol is decorated with butter as seen in the image below.
Location – 4th Main Road, Mahalakshmipuram Layout, Mahalakshmi Layout, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560086
6. Sri Karya Siddhi Anjaneya Swamy Temple
This temple is located in the popular locality of Bangalore. The devotees believe that the lord Hanuma here fulfills the wishes. Henceforth, the name Karya Siddhi Anjaneya which also means Karya – work and Siddhi is to be fulfilled, with this mind, the devotees of this temple have experienced miracles in their life.
Location – 3rd C main Rd, 1st phase Girinagar, Kadavanthra, Banashankari, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560085.
7. Ragigudda Anjaneya Temple
To begin with, this temple is dedicated to Lord Hanuman and is on the top of a hill rock. It is believed that the idol was formed from a heap of ragi millet. Henceforth, the temple’s name is “Ragigudda”. Along with Anjaneya, the temple hosts a Shivalinga along with Rama, Sita, Lakshmana.
Location – KSRTC Layout, 9th Block, Jayanagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560069.
8. Horamavu Agra Hanuman Temple
The 102 feet Gigantic statue of Lord Hanuman is standing on a lotus pedestal. The tallest among all the Hanuman temples in Bangalore. Also, you can add this place to your things to do in Bangalore list.
Location – Banjara Residency, Lakeview Residency, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560043.
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9. Sri Sundara Anjaneya Temple
A 12 feet idol of Lord Hanuman. As the name of the temple says; Sundara Anjaneya which means Anjaneya in all his Alankaar looks incredible.
Location – NRI Layout, Kalkere, Horamavu Post, Ramamurthy Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560043.
10. Yelahanka Gate Anjaneya Temple
Kempegowda – the founder of Bangalore built this temple back then. Located in the busiest streets of namma city. The idol is facing the northeast in the ardha shila form. The vigraha of Lord Hanuman is about three feet in height.
Location – Avenue Road near Mysore Bank Circle.
11. Harake Hanuman Temple
A rare Hanuman Temple from the rest of Hanuman Temples in Bangalore. As the name suggests, Harake (A unique prayer to the Almighty God) is the most attractive thing in the Temple here.
Location – NO.10/27, I.T.I Layout, Temple St, Kathreguppe, Banashankari 3rd Stage, Banashankari, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560085.
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12. Shree Panchamuki Anjaneya Temple
The most attractive spot in the sanctuary premises is the 17-19 feet tall Anjaneya statue. It is an artful gem for sure. Panchamukhi Anjaneya here has five heads; Varaha, Garuda, Narasimha, and Hayagreeva.
Location – 6, 8th Main Rd, Nanjamba Agrahara, Chamrajpet, Bengaluru.
13. Arishinkunte Anjaneya Temple
The other name for this temple is Shree Maruti Sai Dham. The idol of Lord Hanuman is 36 feet tall and it weighs 100 tons made out of single granite stone. Further, the temple hosts the idols of Shirdi Sai Baba and Santoshi Maa. The temple is constructed in a very unique design architecture that attracts more people throughout the year.
Location – Adakamarnhalli corner, Service Road Tumkur Road, NH4, Bengaluru, Karnataka 562123.
14. Sri Anjaneya Temple, Domlur
The oldest temple in the area. The temple sanctum has a good vibe.
Location – Domlur Village 14th cross, Behind BDA Complex, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560071
To wind it up, this was our compilation of 14 Hanuman temples in Bangalore. If we have missed any of them feel free to comment down below!!
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