Namakkal Hanuman temple timings
Namakkal Hanuman Swamy temple is located in Namakkal district in Tamil Nadu, India. This temple is constructed in the Tamil style of architecture. The legend of the temple is mixed with lord Narasimha, one of the avatars of Vishnu appearing for Hanuman and Lakshmi. The idol of Hanuman is 18 feet tall and it is one of the biggest idols of Lord Hanuman in India. This temple has a pillared hall and four daily rituals and many yearly festivals are held at the temple, of which fifteen-day Panguni Uthiram festival is celebrated during the Tamil month of Panguni. The Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Department of the Government of Tamil Nadu are maintaining and developing this temple. Let’s discuss about Namakkal Hanuman Temple Timings:
Temple Timings and poojas:
- The temple opens at 6:30 AM
- Kalasandhi at 8:00 AM
- Uchikala pooja at 12:00 PM
- Sayarakshai at 6:00 PM
- Arthajama Pooja at 8:45 PM
- Temple closes at 9:00 PM
During festive occasions when it has extended timings according to the amount of pilgrims coming to the temple. The major festival celebrated in this temple is the fifteen-day Panguni Uthiram festival during the Tamil month of Panguni.
ARCHITECTURE OF NAMAKKAL HANUMAN TEMPLE:
The image of Anjaneya is made of a single stone and believed to be from the 5th century. There is no roof over the idol of Lord Hanuman and Anjaneya has a unique style, having a sword in his waist and holding a garland made of Saligram. .Hanuman (locally called Anjaneya) was carrying an image prepared with Saligrama and Lakshmi Devi requested him to get her a view of Vishnu in the form of Narasimha. The Narasimha Swamy temple, located right at the foothills is associated with Lord Narasimha and Hanuman is believed to have worshiped him in standing posture form a distance axial to the temple.