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Shani Dham Temple- Introduction

Jai Siyaram      Shri Hanumate Namah     Om Sh Shanascharaya Namah

Shani is a friend, not an enemy

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Sankatmochan Hanuman Shri Balaji & Shanishakti Peeth

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Shanidham Temple
Meerut, (U.P.)
 

   Full of divine and supernatural powers, Sankatmochan Hanuman Shri Balaji Hanuman Temple was founded in Chaitra sudi purnima Samvat 2040, Wednesday, April 25, 1983 by Param Shradeya Mahant Lala Sumat Prasad ji as a very small architecture. Thereafter, Mahant Shri Mahender Das ji took care of the services of the temple under the guidance of his father and guru Mahant Lala Sumat Prasad ji. Since then, by Mahant Mahender Das ji’s tireless and undefeatable effort the temple has been growing from a small plant into a big strong tree while ensuring the welfare of its followers.

On Chaitra Purnima Hanuman Jayanti Friday, April 2, 1988, Shri Mahant Lala Sumant Prasad ji announced Mahant Shri Mahender Das ji as his successor. Subsequently, Shri Mahant Lala Sumat Prasad ji passed away in 1999. Shri Mahender Das ji continued the ritual act of worshiping and providing the services of the temple to common man. By the efforts of Maharaji,

Shri Ram Darbar and Shri Shiv Parivar were established in the sanctum temple in the presence of many saints on the sacred occasion of Hanuman Jayanti on Friday, April 1, 1992. Since last 19 years, Shri Balaji Maharaj ji’s pure ghee’s seamless flame is illuminating round the clock.

In 2002, Dhakshinmukhi Shri Bhairav Ji Maharaj, Batuk Bhairav and Shri Pretraaj Sarkar were also established in the temple. At the establishment of Bharaiv Ji, Mahant Ji lighted the seamless flame for Bhairav Baba with 2.5 quintals of oil which has been glowing endlessly since last 9 years.

Observing the passion of the people of Meerut Mahant Shri Mahender Das Ji inquired to Mahamandaleshwar Shri Shri 108 Shri Premdas Ji Maharaj about the huge idol of Shani Maharaj in Meerut. Mahant ji took the blessing of Maharaji and then started this task. In the first phase, from February 20, 2010, to March 13, 2010, the land was purified by ferforming 31 Divseeya Shani Mahayagya. In the second phase on June 6, 2010 the Bhoomi Poojan was done by the grace of Paramshradeya Mahamadaleshwar Shri Shri 108 Shri Pemdas Ji. Thereafter, this task was completed by the blessings of Shri Balaji Maharaj and Shri Shani Maharaj. Finally the auspicious day had arrived. On February 6, 2011, the 61 ton heavy 24 feet tall huge idol of Shri Shani Maharaj which is approximately at the height of one floor above the ground was extablished. This idol was unveiled by Mahamandaleshwar Shri Shri 108 Shri Pemdas Ji Maharaj, Akhil Bharatiya Pachjhadiya Nirmohi Akhade’s Shri 108 Mahant Shri Sundardas Ji Maharaj, Sinhpaur Hanuman Mandir, Shri Dham Vrindavan Brajmandal Saadhu Samaj and by other reputed people of Meerut Metropolitan.

On this occasion, Shri Shri 108 Shri Pemdas Ji Maharaj appointed Mahant Shri Mahender Das Ji as the Peethadheeshwar of the Shani Shaktipeeth Shanidham Temple under the guidance of Akhil Bharatiya Pachjhadiya Nirmohi Akhade’s Shri 108 Mahant Shri Sundardas Ji Maharaj and in the presence of Brajmandal Saadhu Samaj and other reputed people.