Karmanghat Hanuman Temple | History, Timings & Festivals

The Karmanghat Hanuman temple is the oldest and most famous Hindu Temple of Hanuman in Hyderabad, Telangana. The main deity is Lord Hanuman, and the Karmanghat temple timings are from 6 am to 12:30 pm and 4 pm to 8:30 pm on all days except Tuesdays and Saturdays, where it is open from 5.30 am to 1 pm and 4:30 pm to 9 pm.

karmanghat hanuman temple

The temple is in Karmanghat, near Nagarjuna Sagar Ring Road. The Karmanghat temple is famous in Hyderabad; all the devotees come from different regions on Tuesdays and Saturdays. Annadanam is provided for the poor and needy on all days of the week. On Tuesdays and Saturdays, annadanam is offered to all the devotees.

History of Karmanghat Hanuman Temple:

The temple was built in the 12th Century A.D.; a Kakatiya King hunted in a forest, felt tired, and rested under a tree. While he was sleeping, he heard the chanting of Lord Rama. The King went into the forest to find where the voice was coming from. After walking deep into the forest, he finds an idol of Lord Hanuman in a sitting posture, and the voice is coming from the Stone idol.

That night, Raja Pratap Rudra dreamt about Lord Rama instructing him to construct the Hanuman temple, and the very next day, he laid the foundation stone for the temple. Thus, the Dhyana Anjaneya Swamy temple was built in the 12th century, and the stone idol of Lord Hanuman meditating on Lord Sri Rama was enshrined.

Karmanghat Temple Deities:

  • Lord Rama
  • Lord Shiva
  • Goddess Saraswathi
  • Goddess Durga
  • Goddess Santoshimata
  • Lord Venugopala Swamy
  • Lord Jagannath

Karmanghat Temple Timings:

  • Karmanghat Hanuman Temple timings are from 6:00 am to 12:30 pm and 4:00 pm to 8:30 pm on all days except Tuesdays and Saturdays.
  • On Tuesdays and Saturdays, the temple opens from 5:30 am to 1:00 pm and 4:30 pm to 9:00 pm.
  • Daily the devotees perform Archana, Harathis, and Abhishekams for Lord Hanuman.
Monday 6 am to 12 noon and 4:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Tuesday 5.30 am to 1 pm and 4:30 pm to 9 pm.
Wednesday 6 am to 12 noon and 4:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Thursday 6 am to 12 noon and 4:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Friday 6 am to 12 noon and 4:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Saturday 5.30 am to 1 pm and 4:30 pm to 9 pm.
Sunday 6 am to 12 noon and 4:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Festivals Celebrated at Temple:

The main Festivals at Karmanghat Hanuman temple:

  • Sree Rama Navami
  • Hanuman Jayanthi
  • Krishna Janmashtami
  • Dussera
  • Deepavali
  • Karthika Pournima
  • Ugadi
  • Maha Shivarathri


The temple is in Hyderabad city, so the devotees can accommodate themselves in Hyderabad. There are several lodges, restaurants, and hotels available for accommodation.

  • Hotel Shubham Prestige – Karmanghat
  • Hotel Swagath Grand – Jillelaguda
  • Hotel Shubham Palace – Karmanghat
  • Millenium guest house
  • White Ridge
  • Hotel N7 Elite

Karmanghat Hanuman Temple Address:

 8-2-61, Inner Ring Road, Padma Nagar Colony, Champapet, near Santoshnagar and closer to the Nagarjuna Sagar Ring Road, Hyderabad, Telangana 500079.

Website: https://karmanghattemple.telangana.gov.in/fservices/index.php

How to Reach Karmanghat Hanuman Temple:

By Rail:

The nearest metro station to Karmanghat is Dilsukhnagar station.

By Air:

The nearest Airport is Hyderabad International Airport.

By Road:

We can take a bus from Karmanghat Bus Stand.


Who built Karmanghat Hanuman Temple?

King Pratap Rudra II of

How old is Karmanghat Hanuman Temple?

History. It was built in the 12th century A.D. (approximately 1143).

Where is the biggest temple of Hanuman ji?

The Limca Book of Records has also awarded it. The temple is located in the village of Paritala on NH-65, approximately 30 km from the city of Vijayawada, in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.

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