The Five Faced Hanuman Temple

Open Time : 6:00 am to 1:00 pm; 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Entry : free

Address : Sri Panchmukhi Hanuman Mandir & Floating Stones, Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, India

Why to visit The Five Faced Hanuman Temple

Panchamukhi Hanuman Temple, also known as the five-faced Hanuman Temple, is located 2 kilometres from Sri Ramanathaswamy Temple. Lord Hanuman is honoured in this temple. The 'floating stones' that have been kept at the temple for the devotees to see are another major attraction of this temple. These floating stones were used to construct the Sethu Bandhanam floating bridge from Rameshwaram to Lanka, allowing Lord Rama, Lord Lakshman, and others to travel to Lanka to rescue Goddess Sita and put an end to the demon Ravana's atrocities.

It Is Well-Known For:

1) The Five-Faced Hanuman Temple is famous for its alluring idol of Lord Hanuman with five faces. Lord Hanuman's face is in the centre, with Lord Narasimha, Lord Adivaraha, Lord Garuda, and Lord Hayagriva's faces on the sides.

2) Ram Navami, Deepawali, Hanuman Jayanti, and other major festivals are celebrated here with zeal.

3) This temple also contains the floating stones used in the construction of the Rama Setu, the bridge that linked Rameswaram to Sri Lanka.

Best Time to Visit:-

When people visit Rameswaram, they make a point of visiting the Five-Faced Hanuman Temple and bowing in front of the son of wind. It is open all year and can be visited in any season.

Getting There:-

The five-faced Hanuman Temple is close to the well-known Sri Ramanathaswamy Temple. Because of its location, it has excellent road and rail connectivity. To get to this amazing pilgrimage site, one can use the services of local buses or taxis.

Rameswaram Railway Station is the nearest railway station.

Coimbatore Airport is the nearest airport.

FAQ on The Five Faced Hanuman Temple

What are Panchmukhi Hanuman's five faces?

These five methods are referred to as naman..smaran..keerthanam..yacham and arpanam.

What are the nearby tourist attractions?

Some nearby attractions include Sri Ramanathaswamy Temple..Pamban Bridge..Dhanushkodi Temple..Dhanushkodi Beach..Agni Teertham and many more.

Special Tip

Visitors are advised to visit the temple early in the morning on weekdays to avoid the crowds.

By Yashica Singh

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