Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Satchi Hanuman Temple, Rameshwaram, Ramanathapuram

Satchi Hanuman Temple, Rameshwaram, Ramanathapuram
Satchi Hanuman Temple is located at a distance of 3 kms from the main temple, on the way to the Gandamadana Parvatham. This temple is the place where hanuman delivered the good news of finding Sita to Rama with Satchi (evidence) the Choodamani a jewel that belonged to Sita. Hence this temple is called by this name.

Satchi Hanuman Temple in Rameswaram is an important small shrine dedicated to Lord Hanuman who has offered incomparable services to Lord Rama for the search of his consort. Devotees are known to visit this peaceful temple, especially on Tuesdays, which is considered to be the most auspicious day for worshiping Lord Hanuman.

The statues here are carved out of wood and they practically appear as if they are puppets revealing the various unique incidences of Ramayana. The temple is a fine example of wonderful manual art piece where pictorial representation on how Hanuman played a very crucial role during the time of Ramayana.

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