Famous Hanuman Temples outside India – Lord Hanuman or the Money God is one of the most popular gods of Hindus. The popularity of Hanuman is not limited only to India but you will find hanuman devotees in almost all parts of the world. Likewise, Hanuman temples are not limited to India but there are various temples, some of them very popular, across the world.
Famous Hanuman temples outside India – Hanuman temple in Malaysia
Sri Anjaneyar Temple, Kuala Lumpur
Located in Port Dickson, Sri Anjaneyar Temple has a very unique story. It is believed that when the idol of Hanuman was installed in the temple, the idol sat straight. However, after some time it changed its position and turned slightly towards the left, facing the sea. People from all over the world visit this temple to seek the blessings of Lord Hanuman.
Trinidad Hanuman Temple, Trinidad
Trinidad is a place that holds the largest Hanuman Temple in the world (outside India). The temple has an 85 meters tall statue of Lord Hanuman. The idol is painted in pink and orange with golden accessories. The temple is right adjacent to a Dravidian-style temple. The statue was designed and constructed by the Chief Architect T. Subramanian Sthapathi from Chennai.
Shri Hanuman Temple, Canada
Shri Hanuman Temple is a famous temple located in Brampton, Canada. This temple is managed by Swami Mohan Dass Sewa Samiti of Canada. The main deity in this temple is Lord Hanuman in a standing posture holding a mace (gada) in the left hand. Many other Hindu gods and goddesses such as Lord Shiva parivar, Radha-Krishna, Ram Darbar, Goddess Durga and Lord Vishnu with Goddess Lakshmi are also worshipped here.
Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple, USA
Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple, USA is a huge temple located in Mount Madonna Center. The temple offers an atmosphere of purity and provides retreats and classes on yoga, and meditation. One must visit this temple at least once!
Shri Hanuman Mandir, New York
Shri Hanuman Mandir is a beautiful temple located in Glen Oaks, New York. The temple holds a 5-faced idol of Lord Hanuman. The five faces of depicted are of Lord Hanuman in the centre, Lord Narasimha, Lord Adivaraha, Lord Garuda and Lord Hayagriva on sides. The idol has 10 hands holding 10 different weapons. The idol is polished in silver and attracts a large crowd from all over the world!
Sree Veera Hanuman Temple, Malaysia
Sree Veera Hanuman temple is located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The temple is built in Malaysian architectural style and has two different idols of Lord Hanuman. One idol is made of white marble, where the Lord is seated in a yogi posture while the other one is painted in green.