Shamanur Anjaneya Swamy Temple or Gali Anjaneya Swamy Devastana is an ancient and famous temple located on the Banks of River Vrushabhavati in Shamanur Village, Davanagere District, Karnataka State. This Anjaneya Swamy Temple is dedicated to Sri Hanuman, which is said to have been created around 800 years ago and was installed by Shri Vyasaraja Swamy.
The temple was renovated in 2000. A new temple in Dravidian style was erected in place of the old temple with the overwhelming cooperation of the villagers and residents of Davangere. The temple was inaugurated by Dr. Shivamurthy Shivacharya Mahaswamiji of Taralabalu Jagadguru Brihanmath, Sirigere on March 11, 2000. The temple is home to Lord Hanuman, the deity of the Shamanur people. The Sanctum Sanctorum is home to the main idol Hanuman, which stands approximately 6 feet tall and is the center of worship. The temple also serves the people of Davangere for worship and is crowded especially on Saturdays.
Every year Rathothsav is held for 3 days starting from the tenth day after Mahashivratri.
How to Reach Anjaneya Swamy Temple
Nearest Airport: Hubli Airport is 156 km
Nearest International Airport: Kempegowda International Airport at Bengaluru is 273 km
Davangere Railway Station is 4.6 km and Hubbali Junction is 147 km.
Dhavanagere 4.2 km, Ballari 197 km, Hosapeta 184 km and Ananthapur is 220 km.
Shamanur Hanuman Temple Timings:
Morning: 6:30 AM to 12:00 Noon
Evening: 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Sri Anjaneya Swamy Temple Address:
Karnataka – 577004.