Hanumangarhi Temple, Ayodhya is a major Hindu temple located in Ayodhya in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Ayodhya called the city of Lord Sri Rama. It believed that one has to see Lord Hanuman before seeing Lord Rama in Ayodhya. The main attraction of this temple the astonishingly small idol of Lord Hanuman installed in this temple which is only 6 inches. The main temple houses the idol of Anjani Mata along with Bal Hanuman.
In the sanctum sanctorum, a sitting statue of Shri Hanuman ji installed facing north. Every Tuesday and Saturday, a gold crown worn on the head of Hanuman ji. Red on Sunday, white on Monday, red on Tuesday, green on Wednesday, white on Thursday, and black on Saturday. Four silver rings placed on the seat of Shri Hanuman ji in sequence, which means the protection of the four directions. In the sanctum sanctorum, there is Shri Ram’s court at the back.
Hanuman’s sanctum has four gates, all of which made of silver. Shri Hanuman Ji’s face is red with vermilion and jasmine oil, which is very dear to Shri Hanuman ji. The necklace of big flowers around the neck very beautiful. Aarti performed four times for Shri Hanuman ji. This as follows – Mangal Aarti in the morning, Bhog Aarti in the afternoon, Singar Aarti in the evening, and Shayan Aarti in the night.
Hanumangarhi Temple, Ayodhya located in the heart of the city and reached by about 76 steps to enter the temple complex. This temple can be seen from a distance as it is located on the highest peak of the city. There is no clear evidence of the construction of this temple. But how ancient the temple can be guessed from the fact that symbols brought from Lanka as symbols of victory also kept at the same time which still taken out on special occasions and worshiped at different places. Hanuman seated in the temple believed to be the current king of Ayodhya.