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Ragigudda Anjaneya Temple Bangalore (India)

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OVERVIEW

Built in 1972, Ragigudda Sri Prasanna Anjaneya Temple is dedicated to the very celebrated Hindu God- Hanuman for his unconditional divinity and devotion towards Lord Sri Rama. Located on top of a quaint hillock in the 9th block of Jayanagar suburb in Bangalore, the temple houses a Shivaling in addition to a huge gorgeous idol of Hanuman and beautiful shrines of Ram, Sita, and Lakshman. Spread over a vast area of 5 acres, the temple complex boasts of a beauteous water tank called the Pushkarni, an auditorium, a tiny Prasad division, and an amphitheater. It also flaunts an artificially created waterfall that prettifies the already enchanting hill top view. The temple has gained immense popularity in the last few years and has become an important tourist attraction of the IT city. The foot of the shrine also has tiny temples of Lord Ganesha, Rajarajeshwari, Devi, and Navgrahas. Ragigudda Anjaneya Temple also has a charitable front which helps the unprivileged and those in need and care. The most important festival of the region is the Hanuman Jayanti, which is a 12- day long festival and is a grand event, celebrated with a lot of zeal and fervour.

Opening and Closing Time

08:30 AM - 11:30 AM and 05:00 PM - 08:30 PM, Monday - Saturday 08:30 AM - 12:30 PM and 05:00 PM - 09:00 PM, Sundays Suggested duration: 1-2 hrs

General Information

Entry Fee:fee Entry

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Transportation

Distance between Bangalore City Railway Station and Ragi Gudda Anjaneya Temple is 7.5 miles or 6.5 nautical miles

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Interesting facts about Ragi Gudda Anjaneya Temple

Hanuman Jayanti- the birthday of Lord Hanuman, is the biggest festival celebrated in the temple. The 12- day long festivities are carried on with great pomp and show which include decorating the temple lavishly, organizing local fairs, and preparing a grand feast for everyone who visits. Mahaprasada is served to all devotees on all 12 days. The temple premises become live with enthusiasm and vivacity, and people from all across Karnataka come to take part in the grand celebrations. Legend goes to say that the chief deity of the temple was formed with a heap of grains of Ragi millet and hence, it came to be known as Ragigudda- ‘Ragi’ meaning millet and ‘gudda’ meaning hillock. In around the same time, the holy trinity of Hindu religion - Shiva, Vishnu, and Brahma decided to stay near the same hilltop and so they transformed themselves into rocks near the temple premises. The rocks now bear engravings on them and are open for public view.

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