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Bangalore Hanuman Temple – Yelahanka Hanuman - Bagilu Anjaneya Temple

Yelahanka Bagilu Anjaneya temple is a very popular Hanuman Temple in Bangalore and is located in the Yelahanka locality. It is believed that Hanuman appeared as a Brahmachari or celibate in the dream of Shri Kempegowda the founder of Bangalore and blessed him in his conquests and pointed towards his presence under a Banyan Tree at Yelahanka. The Hanuman temple is situated in the Mysore Bank circle of Bangalore city. It is believed that Bangalore city was formed with the blessings of Yelahanka Bagilu Anjaneya. Apart from the murti of Hanuman, the temple also has murtis of Sindhur Anjaneya Swamy, Shri Lakshmi Narayana Swamy, Goddess Lakshmi and Garuda with Amrita Kalasha. Bangalore Hanuman Temple is located at the center of the city, next to Mysore Bank (SBM) which is located at a distance of about one km from Kempegowda (KSRTC) Main Bus Stand. The most important festival in the temple is observed on Magh Shukla Paksha Saptami day or the seventh day during the waxing

Sant Rohidas Punyatithi 2022 Date

Sant Rohidas was an ardent devotee of Lord Vitthal and his Punyatithi or death anniversary is annually observed in Margashirsh month. Sant Rohidas Punyatithi 2022 date is November 30. Sant Rohidas was a cobbler (charmakar) by profession. He used to constantly meditate on Lord Vitthal, a manifestation of Bhagwan Sri Krishna. He used to chant bhajans dedicated to the deity. Legend has it that once Bhagwan Vitthal appeared before Sant Rohidas to help in making 1000 shoes. He had to prepare 1000 shoes on a short notice from the king of the region. He had looked all around for help but got none. It is said that Vitthal then appeared as a young boy and asked Sant Rohidas to keep singing bhajans while he made the shoes. Sant Rohidas was surprised to see the speed of the young boy. He continued singing bhajans and all shoes were prepared in one night. Next morning the young boy told that he will return after taking bath. Sant Rohidas took the shoes to the king who was pl

Varanasi Annapurna Temple Darshan Timing – Opening and Closing Time at Annapurna Devi Temple at Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh

Dedicated to Goddess Annapurna Dev, Varanasi Annapurna Temple is located adjacent to the world famous Kashi Vishwanath Temple in Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh. The darshan time at the temple is given in detail below. The opening and closing time of temple is extended on Dhanteras and Annakut day. The temple will be closed for long period when there is eclipse or grahan. Varanasi Annapurna Temple Darshan Timing The shrine is open from 4:00 AM to 10:00 PM without break Aarti Tings are 12:00 PM, 8:30 PM and 10:00 PM Devotees are offered free food in the afternoon as part of the Annadanam rituals in the temple. Related Read more about Varanasi Annapurna Temple

Managudi Mass Temple Festival Conducted by Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams

Managudi Mass Temple Festival is organized by the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) in temples across the four southern states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.  Deccan Chronicle reports   “The primary motto of this programme is to restore the prime position of temples which have been the centres of socio-cultural life since ages in our country with the participation of the public. So far, we have successfully organized five programmes and we are set to celebrate the sixth one on the auspicious occasion of Karthika Pournami on November 6, 2014. This year, we will be also distributing “Holy Flags” to all the temples as a part of this mass programme”, the JEO added.  The arrangements for the sixth phase ‘Managudi’ got off to a ceremonious start with the preparation of the sacred Akshathas (holy rice) in Tirupati on Sunday. TTD JEO Pola Bhaskar formally launched the programme at the Hindu Dharma Prachara Parishad office located at Old Huzur Office after a sp