Pendalvada Hanuman Temple Timings:
Morning: 6:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Evening: 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM
The actual opening and closing timings may vary
Pendalvada is a small village that is famous for the Veer Hanuman temple and is located in the Talamadugu Mandal of Adilabad district. The village gains its popularity from this Veer Hanuman temple. Lord Anjaneya Swamy is 8 feet in height in Garbhalaya.
This Hanuman temple has a particularly famous and interesting legend associated with it. Its original location was in Saidpur Sanghi, 8 km away from Pendalvada. It is said that a huge flood that occurred around 200 years back washed this temple onto the shores of Pendalvada. The Pendalvada villagers then expressed their devotion and respect by establishing him in the village temple. They considered it to be the divine wish to be with them. Since then, this temple has gained importance from visitors and locals as well.
Pendalwada is easily accessible for most tourists as it is just 28 km away from Adilabad. Reverent followers of Hanuman, the monkey God gather here to offer their prayers and seek his blessings. Devotees are highest on the auspicious occasion of Hanuman Jayanthi, thousands of them being those who are granted the Hanuman Deeksha (instructions on chanting Hanuman prayers and hymns) who come to express their devotion and take an active part in the celebrations. This day is celebrated by decorating the idol of Veer Hanuman with flowers and other finery. Also, special Pujas are organized on this day as a part of the celebrations.
A visit to Adilabad is completed by a visit to this Pendalvada Hanuman temple.
Special Attractions of Pendalvada Hanuman Temple: Major attraction of this historical town is the Hanuman temple.
Where to stay: Pendalvada has very few accommodation options. Hence, tourists can make use of the comfortable stay facilities in Adilabad. Adilabad has popular accommodation places like Haritha Hotel, Sanjay Lodge, Kamadhenu Hotel and Tirumala Lodge.
How to reach Pendalvada Hanuman Temple:
By Road: State buses run between Adilabad and all major cities. From Adilabad, local transport can be availed by tourists to reach Pendalvada.
By Rail: Kosai Railway Station and Talamadugu Halt Railway Station are the nearest stations to Pendalvada. Also, Wardha Railway Station which is located at a distance of 132KM is a major station close to Pendalvada.
Distance to Pendalvada Hanuman Temple:
From Hyderabad is approx. 345 Kms
From Adilabad is 28 Kms
Some Useful Contact Numbers:
Adilabad Tourism Officer: 9440816087
State Tourism Department: 040-23450444
State Tourism Department Toll-free Number: 1800-42-545454
Pendalwada Hanuman Temple Address:
Telangana – 504001.