Shri Sankat Mochan Hanuman Ji Varanasi

Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple is a Hindu temple in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India and is dedicated to the Hindu God Hanuman. The temple was established by famous Hindu preacher and poet saint Sri Goswami Tulsidas in the early 1500s and is situated on the banks of the Assi river. The deity was named "Sankat Mochan" meaning the "reliever from troubles". In the temple, offerings to Lord Hanuman (called Prasad) are sold like the special sweet "besan ke ladoo", which the devotees relish; the idol is also decked with a pleasant marigold flower garland as well. This temple has the unique distinction of having Lord Hanuman facing his Lord, Rama, whom he worshiped with steadfast and selfless devotion.

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Tour Itinerary

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    On arrival Varanasi Airport/Railway Station meet our representative. He will breif about your tour in short and will hand over the tour related documents.

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    Sankat Mochan Darshan

    Early Morning boat ride on the Ganges along Assi Ghat and other famous ghats. Each ghat is famous for a particular activity. You can click pictures of the process if desired from the boat.

    Visit Shri Sankat Mochan Temple, Durgakund temples and others. Lunch will be serveden-route. Temples have rules regarding the dress code, use of camera and others. Please obey to rules to avoid being blocked from entering into the temple.

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    Shri Sankat Mochan Temple Entry Fee/Cost ?

    There is no entrance fee to enter the temple. If you are planning to perform rituals under your name, you don't need to buy tickets for the same. Buying flowers for the deity from the shops near the temple is a common act. It is not compulsory to buy flowers.

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    After, you would be dropped back at your hotel or taken to airport/railway station as per your request.

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    Varanasi Railway station to Sankat Mochan Temple distance ?

    The temple is located 6 km away from the Cantt railway station. Maduadih railway station is just 6 km away from the temple. You can reach the temple by taxi or auto rickshaw.

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    How to Reach Sankat Mochan Temple ?

    You can reach to the Temple by hiring, Auto, Tuk-Tuk, Cab and Rickshaw from any corner of the Varanasi city.