Lord Hanuman

Temple History

Shri Bala Hanuman Sankirtan Mandir is the oldest temple situated in Jamnagar city beside Lakhota lake. This temple is established by Shri Prembhikshuji Maharaj in 1963-64. This temple is dedicated to Lord Bala Hanumanji. It has been builded on South-Eastern portion of Ranmal Lake also known as Lakhota Lake and makes the temple overwelming. Every devotee in the temple is drenched in the hymn of Shri Rama and Shri Bala Hanumanji.

The temple has become very popular as it has been recorded in Guinness Book of world record. Since last 48 years day and night holy chanting is continuous. This continous chanting of Rama Naam for 24 Hours has established not only in Jamnagar, but at 7 different cities including Jamnagar. Various centers like Jamnagar, Dwarka, Rajkot, Porbandar, Mahuva, Junagadh and Muzaffarpur in Bhihar the Rama Naam is chanted and has been started in the name of Shri Prembhikshuji Maharaj. In the year 1964 on 1st of August, at Jamnagar 24 hours referred as "Akhand Rama Naam" was started. Then after in 1967 on 12th May at Dwarka, in the same year i.e 1967 on 20th May at Porbandar, in 1984 on 22nd April at Rajkot, in 1997 on 20th April at Mahuva and in 1996 on 15th August at Junagadh Ankhand Rama Nam was started. Also in cities like Khambhaliya, Bhatiya and more than 40 different centers daily for some period of time the Rama Nam is chanted.

Shri Prembhikshuji Maharaj:
Shri Prembhikshuji was born in 1812 in Chhatauni, a small village in Bihar in a farmer family. They had a religious mind which led the young man to devotion. After becoming sannyasin, he started continious chanting of Rama Naam at various 7 centers namely Jamnagar, Dwarka, Porbandar, Junagadh, Rajkot, Mahuva, Muzaffarpur in Bhihar. He was the great devotee of Shri Rama. He followed the guidance of his guruji Shri Kashimiribaba who was also the great saint. He started his journey of Rama Nam from Bihar and went to Dwarka. His devotional life started and ended at Dwarka.

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Additional Information

Best accommodation and transport facilities are available in Jamnagar city for the devotees.

Jamnagar is the well developed city in Gujarat state. It is city is well connected to all parts of the Gujarat by road and railways.

GSRTC Jamnagar bus stand is just 1.9 kms and Jamnagar railway station is 4.6 kms from the temple. Jamnagar Airport is about 8 kms from the Bala Hanuman temple.
  • 6:00 am to 10:00 pm
  • Contact Person: Temple Office
  • Contact Number: (+91) 0288 - 2558196