Hanuman Temple, located in Jhandewalan in New Delhi has the biggest idol of Lord Hanumana. Renowned in the world for the largest shrine in India has a picture of Lord Rama and Goddess Sita in his Chest. This huge idol is nestled very near to Karol Bagh metro station as well; however the closest metro station is Jhandewalan. People throng a big crowd, especially on Tuesdays and Saturdays are also quite crowded. Hanuman Jayanti is most popular annual festival of this temple. The temple remains open each day and has a fixed Aarti session conducted by the local priest. Being the popular Hindu temple because of the Hanuman idol size, the shrine is counted as one of the biggest and the largest shrine in the world.
Architecture: The temple has 108ft statue of Lord Hanuman which is visible from either side. The entrance gate of the temple is very magnificent and holds an attraction as it is constructed in a shape of the mouth of the deity-Hanumana. After reaching the entrance, the main hall of the shrine has a passageway to enter. It is quite famous as- Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple.
Specialty: During the evening Aarti; the arms of Hanuman’s big idol move to and fro and the chest slides open with an exquisite pictures of Lord Rama & Goddess Sita to give blessings to the devotees.
How to reach:
By Road: Basically, there are many public and private vehicles available to reach this Temple situated near Pragati Maidan New Delhi.
By Rail: The Nearest Railway station is Delhi Railway station.
Air: The Nearest Airport
is Indira Gandhi International Airport Delhi.