Mahavir Mandir, Patna is one of the leading Hanuman temples in the country. Daily thousands of devotees throng the temple and get solace from the worship of Hanumanji. It is a ‘manokamana’ mandir where devotees’ every wish is fulfilled and this is the reason for ever-increasing number of devotees in the temple
Upon arriving Patna by train one happens to see the famous temple of Lord Hanuman. Just yards away from the northern entrance of the Railway Station, the famous temple is situated and Lord Ganesha in association with Lord Buddha bless the onlookers. Also, the holy words, “prabisi nagar keejai sab kaaja, hriday rakhi koshalpur raaja”(प्रबिसि नगर कीजै सब काजा हृदय राखि कोसलपुर राजा), are inscribed thereon, as if Lord hanuman himself, is blessing people and welcoming them for their success
The entire reconstruction of the temple was carried out on war footing without asking for any subscription. Donations came voluntarily because people had faith in the persons associated with the ‘Kaya-Kalpa’ of the temple.Thousands of devotees participated in the kãr-sewa conducted during the reconstruction of the temple.
The entrance of the temple is situated further north. At the entrance there is the facility for shoe keeping and inside the premises, towards right is the facility of fresh water for cleaning purposes and ablutions.
It is one of the first trusts in North India where temple funds have been mostly utilized for philanthropic projects such as establishment of charitable hospitals and monetary assistance to the poorest and needy persons.
Bihar and Jharkhand make a major chunk of the Hindi heartland of India. With a population of about 14 crores, the two states have a major burden of neonatal and mother patients. The existing few small neonatal and mother care treatment units are highly inadequate to cater increasing number of such patients.