| Prasanna Veeranjaneya Temple
PRASANNA VEERANJANEYA TEMPLE
Sri Prasanna Veeranjaneya Temple is a popular temple located on a small hillock in Mahalakshmi Layout, Bangalore.
Sri Prasanna Veeranjaneya Temple is one of the most beautiful temples and also a must visit temple in Bangalore city. Cool breeze and surrounding greenery, coupled with an aura of mysticism attracts many devotees.
The main attraction of this 40 year old temple is the 22-foot-high deity of Lord Veeranjaneya carved out of a single monolithic rock.
The temple was inaugurated on 07-Jun-1976 by Sri Kengal Hanumanthaiah, the then Chief Minister of Karnataka. On 10-Jun-1985, the 6.5-ft gold plated copper Kalasham was installed on the Vimana of the main temple. The temple complex has occupied around 13 acres of land.
DHAYANAMANDIRA OF TEMPLE:
Dhyanamandira or Meditation hall is another attraction of this temple. The hall is very silent and it is surrounded by lovely greenery. Attractive idols of Lord Sri Rama and his favorite devotee Anjaneya attract the attention of devotees sitting in silence.
Benne Alankara (decorating lord with Butter) of the deity Prasanna Veeranjaneya is done every year in the month of August. Nearly 420 KGs of Butter is used for Benne Alankara. A day after the Benne Alankara is held, the butter will be removed from deity and served as prasada for the devotees.
The anniversary of Prasanna Veeranjaneya Temple is celebrated in June.
The Prasanna Veeranjaneya Temple in Mahalakshmi layout is also well known for its free medical services. The temple has already conducted 1000 cataract operations, more than 700 people has been treated for dental problems. The temple also provides food for the patients and their escorts.
Sri Prasanna Veeranjaneya Temple is becoming one of the important tourist spots of Bangalore.
Sri Prasanna Veeranjaneya Temple
Bangalore - 560 086
Phone: +91-80-2349 2795
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