Lord Hanuman is a popular deity of the Hindu’s and it is believed that he is very generous to his followers and grants them their wishes if you call him with a pure heart. At time of trouble it Hanuman who stood beside the one who bows down to the god and hence he is also known as sankata mochan.
Mahavir Hanuman temple atPatnawhich is near the main railway station of the city is one of the most ancient and sacred places of worship for the Hindus. The original date of establishment of the temple is not known to anybody but it became popular during 1947 after the partition of the country.
The Benevolent God, Sankat Mochan Hanuman :
Millions of people who were ravaged due to the aftermath of the partition ofIndiamoved toPatna. Many people took to
praying Lord Hanuman to forget the pain and scars of the nightmare and get the blessings of the god in time of despair. Hence a concrete temple was built for the daily visitors and their prayers.
The temple was then redesigned and a marble structure took its place by the grace of the Lord and the regular donation provided to the temple trust by the devotees who had their wish fulfilled. It is said that everyone’s wishes are answered here and Hanuman is so compassionate and generous that no one goes empty hand form his abode.
But in recent times the number of devotees has increased and long spiraling queues can be seen during the time of morning and evening prayers. On the other hand many people want to worship the idol of the Lord during Tuesday and Saturday but due to the long queues it is not possible especially on the special two days.
Eyeing the popularity of the temple and to make Hanuman accessible for darshan to all his followers the temple trust has started live darshan from Mahavir Mandir in Patna. So one can offer puja’s and at the same time watch the evening aarti and be blessed through this online darshan.
A person interested in offering a special puja can donate towards the temple trust and get his puja done online. The temple priest however prefers it in person but with the live darshan from Mahavir Mandir Patna facility many can reach directly to sankat mochan Hanuman to offer their prayers.
This facility also make it available for the NRI’s to get the darshan of one of the deity and pray to him for a prosperous and thriving future. There are people who have various other duties and cannot afford to stand in the queue to offer their prayers as it is very time consuming, hence for them online darshan is the best option. Read the full article »