Sarangpur Hanuman Mandir: Shri Hanuman Temple in Sarangpur is a famous Hindu Temple in India. It is located in Sarangpur village of Ahmedabad district of Gujarat. The closest town to this village in Bhavnagar in Gujarat. The name Sarangpur means “where peacocks live”.
Shri Hanuman Temple in Sarangpur is a Swaminarayan Temple built by Gopalanand Swami who was a saint of the Swaminarayan Sampraday and who was one of the Swaminarayan’s Paramhansa. As mentioned it is the only Swaminarayan Temple to have Shri Hanuman as its primary deity. It is a famous temple of Shri Hanuman, especially among the Swaminarayan Sampraday. This temple comes under the Vadtal Gadi of the Swaminarayan Sampraday.
Sarangpur Hanuman Temple is easily reached by car or bus, from Bhavnagar it is only 82km. Sometimes mainly on Saturdays, there can be a long wait at the temple gate. In Sarangpur mandir, the statue of Lord Hanuman is really impressive, the temple is big and spacious. Assure that the holy water is collected from the well.
There are counters you can pay your donations. You will get prasad in the form of Sukhdis, a Gujarati Sweet. At the Sarangpur Hanuman Mandir’s dining room, food is served free to all visitors. The Food is served by the Sarangpur Hanuman temple’s trust and the Swaminarayan temple located in the same complex. Daily, around 5,000 people take prasad and this figure will be double on Saturdays. Hanuman Chalisa books are available in all languages at very nominal rates. There is a Dharamshala located near the gate of the Sarangpur Hanuman Mandir. Buses are available from all of Gujarat’s major cities.