Mahavir Temple is a holy shrine located in the capital city Patna in Bihar. The temple is offered to Lord Hanuman Ji and also famous as Manokamna Temple” Manokamna is standing for wishes fulfillers. The Mahavir temple was built by Swami Balanand during 1730 AD. Mahavir temple is situated right outside the Patna Railway Station. It is a second largest Hindu pilgrimage place in Northern India. The holy temple has many statues and idols based of Ramayana. There is a floating shila named Ram-setu kept on the 1st floor which is never drowned even it is around 15kg. The temple has its own trust with name Mahavir Temple trust established during 1987, which is look after the temple management. The trust organizes many camps to give free medicines and treatment services to poor and cancer patients. The secretary of the Mahavir temple trust is Acharya Kishore kunal. Lord hanuman ji fulfills every devotees wishes and desire who visit the temple faithfully. Mahavir temple has been visited by thousands of devotees every day. The temple gets more than one lakh rupees donation every day.
Facts about the Mahavir Temple Patna
Address: New Market, Patna Station, Station Rd
Phone Number: +91 61222 23789
Pin code: 800001
Built In: 1730 AD and rebuilt in 1947
Built by: Swami Balanand
Dedicated To: Lord Hanuman Ji
Significant: The temple is believed to fulfill devotee’s wishes and desire
Main Attractions: The floating Ram-setu shila, the temple architecture style
Famous As: Mahavir Temple
Also known as: Manokamna Temple
Architecture Style: Nagri Architecture Style
Celebrated festivals or Events: Shri Ram Navami, Janaki Navami, Hanuman Jayanti, Vivah Panchami, Durga Pooja
How to reach By Air: The nearest airport is Jay Prakash Narayan International Airport which is up to 5 kilometers far from Patna. Mahavir Temple is up to 6 km far from the airport. Tourist can reach to Mahavir Temple by hiring private Vehicle or Public transport from Airport.
How to reach By Rail: Nearest Railway station is Patna Junction. Mahavir Temple is very close to Patna junction. Patna is well connected with all major cities of India by Rail. Many Other various trains are also available for Patna from all over India.
How to reach By Bus or Road: Nearest Bus stand is Mithapur which is up to 3 km far from The Mahavir Temple. A large number of transport, owned and private buses, regular buses, and Air-conditioned and deluxe luxury coaches are available from all cities of India to Patna. Tourists can also reach Patna by their own vehicles.
Mahavir temple is giving blessings to its devotees from 1948 according to Patna high court. Is it trusted by the Mahavir temple was originally built by Swami Balanand. Till 1948 A.D, The temple was owned by the Gosain Sanyasis but later Patna government publicizes after 1948 and rebuilt again at the same place. It is one of the grand temples of India today. The temple is located near the north side gate of Railway station. It is like an open ground with good facilities for devotees and tourists. The temple has idols of lord Hanumanji one is for the safety of vital people and other is for the elimination of the bad people. Thousands of Devotees visit this temple and get blessings from Lord Hanuman ji every day. The temple remains always crowded and so devotees have to wait in queue for their turn for Darshan. It is the perfect place for having relaxation and meditation to get some piece of mind. The temple remains full of devotees all the days and on some special occasion like Ramnavmi the number of devotee’s increases.
Darshan and Aarti Timing for the Mahavir Temple
Open days: Open for all day of the year
Visit Duration: up to 1 hour
Photography: Not Allowed
Aarti Timing: 5.00 am Daily
Darshan Timing: 5.00 am to 10.30 pm Daily
Best time to visit: Tourists can Visit the Mahavir Temple anytime during the Year but the winter is the most favorable time
Entry Fee: Free Entry
Along with Hanuman ji, Sabari and Lord Buddha are also worshiped by the devotees in the Mahavir temple. The Mahavir temple has played significant role during the partition of India when a large number of refugees came to Patna in 1947. The temple gains much popularity during Indian partition period. This is the major reason to build the temple as a strong concrete house and later again rebuilt in 1987 with bright marble. Mahavir temple celebrates many holy festivals such as Shri Ram Navami, Janaki Navami, Hanuman Jayanti, Vivah Panchami and Durga Pooja which are related to Lord Rama and Lord Hamuman ji. Patna has many temples like this which are such a historic and truly worth visit once. The temple is very famous a Hindu pilgrimage place in Patna. Make sure to visit this temple and get your desire fulfilled by Lord Hanuman’s Blessings. Tourist can visit the temple with their friends and family. Tourist can get facility such as hotels and foods around the temple very easily and at affordable cost.