Hanuman Temple, Rameswaram

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Hanuman Temple is dedicated to the Hindu deity known as the Monkey God. Most tourists come here to see the "floating stones," supposedly used for the construction of the floating bridge that Lord Rama allegedly crossed to rescue Goddess Sita and put an end to the demon Ravana's reign of terror. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Rameswaram holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Hanuman Temple and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Located on the main road, while entering Rameswaram. No special parking; need to find a place on the main road. There are also displays of floating stones, which were supposedly used to construct... 
    Located on the main road, while entering Rameswaram. No special parking; need to find a place on the main road. There are also displays of floating stones, which were supposedly used to construct...  more »
  • The site is next to laxman theertham. The priest there stated that the main idol of Hanuman was found floating on the waters of Agneethertham. I was blessed to see the floating stone there in the... 
    The site is next to laxman theertham. The priest there stated that the main idol of Hanuman was found floating on the waters of Agneethertham. I was blessed to see the floating stone there in the...  more »
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  • This shrine is located in Gandha Madhana Parvatham (on the way to Ramar Padham) where Hanuman is said to have delivered the good news of Sita’s well-being to Rama with a proof of Sita’s choodamanai (Jewel). The word Sakshi can be translated as evidence or proof in English. As Hanuman evident Sita’s being in the Srilanka to Rama , Hanuman statue in this place referred as sakshi Hanuman.
  • Hanuman ji informed all Banar Sena about Sita maa being at Srilanka at Ravana’s place here when they were searching For Sita maa..

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