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Panchamukha Hanuman Temple

Significance

Significance

Lord Panchamukha Hanuman ensures safety and security to all devotees. He never allows harmful energies to invade your space, showers affluence, blesses you with skill and brings chastity of mind and accomplishment.He protects from all evil forces, enemies and negative thoughts. Because he’s strong and mighty, Lord Anjaneya is worshipped during times of trouble and duress.
 

Each Face Of The Panchamuka Hanuman Bears Great Significance In Our Lives

Anjaneya Facing East - Grants purity of mind, removes sin & grants Ishta Siddhi.
Karala Ugraveera Narasimha Facing South - Grants victory and Abhista Siddhi.
Mahaveera Garuda Facing West - Corrects evil spells, black magic, removes poisonous effects in one’s body and sakala soubhagya.
Lakshmi Varaha facing North - Showers prosperity and wealth or Dhana Prapthi.
Urdhva Mukha or Hayagriva - The sky bestows with Sarva Vidya Jaya Prapthi.

 

Temple Opening Time

Morning: 5.30 AM to 1.00 PM
Evening: 4.00 PM to 8.00 PM

About

About

Sri Hanuman Temple is located in Port Dickson, Colombo. The Presiding deity of the temple is Lord Panchamukha Hanuman is a five-faced idol of Lord Anjaneyar in the temple. The speciality of the temple is When the Lord Hanuman was placed, it was facing straight but later it changed position and turned left, facing the sea. It is the first Anjaneyar Temple in Sri Lanka. Also, it happens to be the only Panchamuga (five faced) Anjaneyar Temple in Sri Lanka. The main deity of this temple is Sri Hanuman. In addition statues of Nandi, Navagraha, Lord Rama, Sita, Jain idol of Lord Parshwanath, and Ganesha statues are found at this temple.
The Lord Anjaneyar had turned his head was due to the slaughter that was occurring in the temple. Meats offering together with intoxicating liquors were being served to other deities in the shrine. Devotees have seen an apparition of Lord Hanuman mediating in this temple. Lord Panchamukha Hanuman refers to the five faces of the Lord. He assumed this form to destroy Mahiravana, brother of Ravana who captured Rama and Lakshmana and took them to the nether world as a sacrifice to Mahamaya, a witch and guru of Mahiravana. The Panchamukha Hanuman is considered a very auspicious god. His five faces that of Hanuman, Hayagriva, Lord Garuda, Varaha, and Lord Narasimha confer special blessings upon devotees.

Do & Don't

Do & Don't

 

Do

  • Do pray your Ishta Devata before pilgrimage to Temple.
  • Do contact Temple Devasthanam information centre for enquiry, temple information and for Pooja details etc.
  • Do reserve your travel and accommodation at Temple well in advance.
  • Do bath and wear clean clothes before you enter the temple.
  • Do concentrate on God and Goddess inside the temple.
  • Do maintain silence and recite Om Namahsivaya or your Istamantram to yourself inside the temple.
  • Do observe ancient custom and traditions while in Temple.
  • Do respect religious sentiments at Temple.
  • Do deposit your offerings in the hundi only.


 

Don't s

  • Do not come to Temple for any purpose other than worshipping of God and Goddess.
  • Do not smoke at Temple.
  • Do not consume alcoholic drinks at Temple.
  • Do not eat non-vegetarian food in the Kshetram.
  • Do not approach mediators for quick Darshanam. It may cause inconvenient to others.
  • Do not carry any weapon inside the temple.
  • Do not wear any head guards like helmets, caps, turbans and hats inside the temple premises.
  • Do not perform Sastanga Pranama inside the Sanctum Sanctorum.
  • Do not take much time while performing Sparsa Darshanam to God in Garbhagriha.
  • Do not buy spurious prasadams from street vendors.
  • Do not encourage beggars at Temple.
  • Do not spit or create nuisance in the premises of the temple.

Do:

  • Do pray your Ishta Devata before pilgrimage to Temple.
  • Do contact Temple Devasthanam information centre for enquiry, temple information and for Pooja details etc.
  • Do reserve your travel and accommodation at Temple well in advance.
  • Do bath and wear clean clothes before you enter the temple.
  • Do concentrate on God and Goddess inside the temple.
  • Do maintain silence and recite Om Namahsivaya or your Istamantram to yourself inside the temple.
  • Do observe ancient custom and traditions while in Temple.
  • Do respect religious sentiments at Temple.
  • Do deposit your offerings in the hundi only.


Don't s:

  • Do not come to Temple for any purpose other than worshipping of God and Goddess.
  • Do not smoke at Temple.
  • Do not consume alcoholic drinks at Temple.
  • Do not eat non-vegetarian food in the Kshetram.
  • Do not approach mediators for quick Darshanam. It may cause inconvenient to others.
  • Do not carry any weapon inside the temple.
  • Do not wear any head guards like helmets, caps, turbans and hats inside the temple premises.
  • Do not perform Sastanga Pranama inside the Sanctum Sanctorum.
  • Do not take much time while performing Sparsa Darshanam to God in Garbhagriha.
  • Do not buy spurious prasadams from street vendors.
  • Do not encourage beggars at Temple.
  • Do not spit or create nuisance in the premises of the temple.

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