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Japali Hanuman Temple Tirumala

Japali Hanuman Temple Tirumala

The Japali Hanuman temple is one of the most visited temple by all the pilgrims who visit Tirumala for Balaji Darshan. It is also one of the oldest temples in Tirumala. The Japali Hanuman is considered as most powerful god and one can enojoy the trek to the place and also can really feel a powerful presence at the Japali Hanuman temple.

Japali Hanuman Temple History

Japali Hanuman temple is one of the oldest temple in Tirumala. And it is said that when Lord Rama and Sita are in Aranya vasa, they have lived here for a period of time along with Lord Hanuman. the Japali theertham which is located here was used to drink water for them when staying here. Later on, a Sage named Jabali has mediated here for the Lord Hanuman and it is said Lord Hanuman appeared here before him on which the sage has attained penance.

Japali Hanuman Theertham

The Japali Hanuman theertham is considered as of the the theerthams in Tirumala. And also, one bath in this Japali theertham will help the pilgrims to get rid of all negative vibrations tormenting them. The Japali Hanuman temple is surrounded by many other theerthams like Ram Kund, Dhruva Maharshi Theertham, Papavinasanam, Akasa Ganga and many more. The source of the water for the Jabali theertham is unknown to everyone till now.

Japali Hanuman Temple Timings

The Japali Hanuman temple is opened from morning 06.00 AM to evening 06.00 PM. It is suggested to visit this temple during day time as the route to the temple is through dense forests. Also, the temple will be opened for extra hours during thee festivals and special occasions.

How to Reach Japali Hanuman Temple

The Japali Hanuman temple is located 7 kilometers from Tirumala on the way to Akasa Ganga and Papavinasanam. One can take APSRTC bus services which runs serviices covering Akasaganga, Papavinasanam and Venugopala swamy temple. Or else pilgrims can hire Taxi which can drop near the entrance point for Jabali. From here, the pilgrims has to walk 2 kilometers in the forest to reach Jabali.

The route will steps constructed by TTD and will have drinking water facilities. It is highly suggested o avoid travelling during sunny day as the route will not have any shades. It take 1-2 hours to reach Jabali from the entrance point. Pilgrims can get buses and taxi from any bus stop in Tirumala. it take 15-20 minutes to reach the entrance point from Tirumala.

Its highly suggested not to wander in to the forest or else in to uncharted routes as the forest is the nest of many wild animals and the forest in a reserved forest.

Festivals in Japali Hanuman Temple

Many festivals are celebrated in the Hanuman temple every year. Most of the festivals occurs during the full moon day. The most celebrated festival in the temple is the Hanuman Jayanti festival which occurs in the month of May.

Rahu Pooja in Japali Hanuman Temple

The Japali Hanuman temple is famous for the Rahu Pooja which can be performed in the temple premises.



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