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Other names  Hanuman Mandir
Country  India
Location  Patna
Primary deity  Hanuman
Proper name  Mahavir Mandir
State  Bihar
Phone  0612 222 3789
Mahavir Mandir
Devanagari  महावीर मंदिर या हनुमान मंदिर
Address  Near Patna Junction, Station Road, Patna, Bihar 800001
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Mahavir Mandir (Hindi: महावीर मंदिर or हनुमान मंदिर) is one of the holiest Hindu temples dedicated to Lord Hanuman, located in Patna, Bihar, India. Million of pilgrims visit the temple every year and is the second most visited religious shrine in North India. Acharya Kishore Kunal is the secretary of the Mahavir Mandir Temple Trust, Patna.

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The Mahavir Mandir Trusts have the second highest budget in North India after the famous Maa Vaishno Devi shrine. The earning of Mahavir Mandir has gone now up to an average of 1 lakh per day.

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History

The first establishment date of temple is unknown. This temple gained popularity in 1947 with large number of Hindu refugees coming to Patna after the partition of India. Subsequently, temple was rebuilt as a concrete house at same time. Even this was broken down in 1987 to make a huge marble temple. The idol of Sankat-Mochan stands in it.

Visits

Long winding queues can be seen at the temple on Saturdays and Tuesdays, the traditional worshiping days of Lord Hanuman.

Thousands of people visit Mahavir Mandir on every Ram Navami and New Year celebration. On every Ram Navami waiting queues grow up to some kilometer long.

Shri Mahavir Sthan Nyas Samiti

Mahavir Mandir Trusts is named Shri Mahavir Sthan Nyas Samiti(श्री महावीरस्थान न्यास समीती) and monitors working and development of temple. The Trusts also runs human welfare organization like Mahavir Cancer Institute & Research Centre, Mahavir Vaatsalya Hospital and Mahavir Arogya Hospital and several hospitals and orphanage in the agricultural and rural state of Bihar. The trust has submitted its 2008-09 budget, which is of 35.13 crore. Floating stone has been brought in from famous ramsetu which never sinks in water. It is there for public exhibition.

References

Mahavir Mandir Wikipedia


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