Friday, August 5, 2016

Ramanathaswamy Temple, Rameswaram – Hanuman Temple

Ramanathaswamy Temple, Rameswaram – Hanuman Temple
This shrine is north to the east entrance, the hanuman statue facing the direction of south (Srilanka). The Hanuman statue in the Ramanathaswamy temple is 16 feet height, 8 feet is displayed to the devotees and the other half is lying beneath the ground, submerge in the water. The face and body of the Hanuman is fully covered with saffron color powder called senthooram.
This hanuman is called as “Veera Hanuman” Veera literally meant the word brave. It is believed that on who worship this god will gain the braveness in heart.

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