Nanganallur Anjaneyar Temple
Among the famous temple in Chennai, the Nanganallur Anjaneyar temple is very famous because of the greatness of the temple and the Gigantic look of the Lord Hanuman in Nanganallur Anjaneyar temple. In the recent years the Nanganallur Hanuman temple is gaining great popularity because of the devotees. It is true that the people get a great peace of mind by visiting the Temples in Chennai.
History of Nanganallur Anjaneyar temple
There lies a very big history for the Nanganallur Anjaneyar temple. The view and the look of the idol of Lord Hanuman in the gigantic posture will be very excellent to have a look. There are many Hanuman temples present all over Tamilnadu but this particular Nanganallur Hanuman temple stands to be unique among the other temples. There are many specialties for the Nanganallur Anchaneyar temple and this is the reason why there are many devotees who come from many places of the world to visit the Nanganallur Hanuman Kovil. There are also many special poojas performed in the Nanganallur Anchaneyar temple in all the occasions.
The Baktha Anjaneya temple in Nanganallur, Chennai, is best known for providing a healthy life to all its devotees. This temple is a result of the efforts taken up by Sri Maruthi Baktha Samajan trust, who are led by people of high spiritual belief. With the supervision and blessed guidance of Sri Ragavendra Swami and Sri Kanchi Paramachariyar entrenched the 32 foot idol of Sri Anjaneyar in the year 1989 and the Kumbabishekam was held in the year 1995. The awesome fact is that the 32 foot idol was mold out of a single rock. The idol is believed to have special powers and a healer. Along with the main Hanuman idol in Baktha Anjaneyar Temple in Nanganallur there are also many other idols representing other gods.
Location of the Baktha Anjaneyar Temple
The Baktha Anjaneyar Kovil is located in Nanganallur, Chennai. The locality Nanganallur was given its name from the famous Rajarajeswari temple in Tillai Ganga nagar. The name Nangai_Nallur was given by the Kanchi Kamakoti Peetathipathi Sri Chandrasekarendhra Saraswathi. The 32 foot idol is the center of attraction of the temple. Sri Rama, Sri Lakshmana, Seetha along with Anjaneyar is the lords of the temple. The 32 foot Viswaroopa Adhivyadihira Sri Bakthi Anjaneyar Swamy of the Baktha Anjaneyar temple is housed here in Nanganallur. It has become a landmark of this suburban Nanganallur. Nowadays the Nanganallur is recognized with the help of the Anchaneyar temple present. In the recent years there are also various changes that were made to the Nanganallur Anchaneyar temple and it is made very beautiful and perfect for the devotees to have a peaceful look at the god and get the blessings. The location of Nanganallur Anjaneyar temple is very advantageous as all the devotees find it more convenient to reach the temple with the help of their own transport or even with the public transport.
Adjacent temples of Nanganallur Anjaneyar Kovil
There are many temples that are very famous in Nanganallur. The list below gives the adjacent temples of Nanganallur Anchaneyar temple. People who wish to go to the have a look at the adjacent temples can go and visit all the temples in Nanganallur. The temples adjacent to the Baktha Anjaneyar temple are,
• Dharmalingeswarar temple
• Sri Lakshmi Narasimhar_ Navaneetha temple
• Hayavadana Perumal koil
• Sri Siddhivinayakar temple
• Guruvayurappan temple
• Sri Ardhanareeswara temple
• Sri Ragavendra mutt
• Sri Rajarajeswari temple
Nanganallur is the place where there are lots of Hindus and Especially Brahmins and this is the reason why the temples are very famous in the Nanganallur area. Thus due to this topography Nanganallur residents are majorly Hindus mostly Tamil Brahmins.
Timings of Nanganallur Anjaneyar Temple
There are many trust who provide financial support to the Nanganallur Anjaneyar Temple. Along with the special pooja the devotees are also given Prasadham. Several sevas are undertaken as per the Vaishnava Sambradaya. The core is to promote actions that would enhance the sanctity and spiritual impression of the temple. The temple door are open from five in the morning to twelve in the noon, and then opens for evening service by four thirty in the evening to nine P.M at night. The temple's sevas starts with GhoPooja and immediately fresh milk is offered to the lord for neivaidyam there after several rituals and sevas are performed in Gods tribute.
Contact Details of Nanganallur Hanuman temple
#1, 8th street Ram Nagar,
Email ID: seva_viswaroopa.org.
Contact Number: 22671410 and 22671420.
Special sevas on special occasions in Anjaneyar temple in Nanganallur
It is necessary that Gods should be kept happy and satisfied according to the Hindu religion. In this criteria there are also many special pooja performed in the Nanganallur Anjaneyar Kovil so that the devotees are blessed in the great way. There are also many people and trust who offer service the the temple with the help of the external trust or external organizations. Some of the special sevas offered to god on special occasions are mentioned below,
• Pushpavrishti seva_ on Hanumanth Jayanthi
• Kalyana utsavam for Lord Rama every day
• Udhayadhi- Asthamana where daily expenses are met by a devotee
• Ghoparipalana seva_ buying of cow and calf to the temple along with maintenance charges
• Thulabaram for lord Krishna
• Sandhanakappu for Anjaneya, Sri Krishna and Lord Rama on special occasions such as Hanumanth Jayanthi, Gokulashtami and Ramanavami.