Lord Hanuman – Balaji – Manokamna Mandir – Kaushambi – Ghaziabad

Lord Hanuman (Balaji) at Manokamna Mandir

There is an important temple of Lord Balaji (Lord Hanuman) in Kaushambi, Ghaziabad. This temple was established in 1981 and currently attracts lot of Bhaktas here.

Manokamna Siddha Balaji Mandir

This temple is dedicated to Lord Hanumana, but houses other Devi Devtas as well. Lord Vishnu, Devi Lakshmi, Rama and Lakshman, Lord Shiva, Navgrah and Sai Baba, all are present here.

Shringar of Bhagwan Hanuman

On the auspicious day of Tuesday or Saturday, Shringar of Lord Hanuman is performed. This is done in following stages:

Paste of Vermilion and Jasmine oil is prepared

This paste is applied on the body of Lord Hanumana. This has a significance that Once Lord has applied the vermilion to his whole body after seeing that Devi Sita was applying vermilion to protect her husband, Lord Rama.

Lord’s feet and hand are covered with silver foil

Old clothes are changed with new ones

The new clothes are offered to Lord Hanumana. After that Aarti is performed.

Pandit Jee Shri Sanjay Pandey normally perform this ritual on Tuesday and Saturday.

Pandit Jee Sanjay Pandey along with Bhakta doing Shringar of Lord

Lord Radha Krishna and Lord Shiva are also in this Temple. There is a huge gathering of bhaktas happen in this temple on auspicious occasions.

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