Hanuman Mandir, Amritsar

The temple is dedicated to the monkey god Lord Hanuman, which depicts the main deity in a sitting posture. The place has a major significance to the Hindus as according to the mythological texts, this was the exact place where Lord Rama performed his Ashwamedha Ceremony. It is also said that visiting this temple fulfils every wish of the devotees.

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The chants from the Hindu epic Ramayana can be heard constantly from the temple premises. The temple is also known to bless the visiting couple who have a male child with the langoor sena (monkey army) which are always present in the temple premises. A popular sight to see is the langoor dance performed by the devotees as they pay respect to the mighty monkey God. The temple is frequented by people from all walks of life and nationalities, and the crowd is at its peak during the Navratra season.

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