Kakrighat Temple

Kakrighat 300x201Kakrighat is situated on the road to Almora from Nainital near about 20 km from Kainchi ashram. A river flows along its eastern boundary. Sombari Baba, Panjabi baba.

Sombari Baba MahaSamadhi Asthan & well preserved remains of this previous Lila place (Old Hut, Raj Asan, Lingam and Holy Trees).

Nowadays the place as an Ashram is under management of Shri Neem Karoli Baba's Kainchi Dham Ashram - Neem Karoli Baba lived and meditated at this place.

Akbarpur - Maharajji's Birthplace

Akbarpur, U. P., Maharajji's BirthplaceAkbarpur is Neem Karoli Baba's birthplace. 

Maharaj-ji was born in this village and lived here as a child and then also at a later time.

Akbarpur is a very small village in an agricultural area of the state of Uttar Pradesh, India.

There are no lodging or other facilities in Akbarpur or at the new temple. Rarely visited by Westerners.....

In January 2001, a three day Inauguration Ceremony was held dedicating 22 murtis at a temple in this village.

Bhumiadar Ashram & Hanuman Mandir

Maharajji's Bhumiadar Ashram, UttarakandMaharajji's Bhumiadar Ashram is small ashram in the Kumaon Hills is near Maharajji's Hanumanghari and Kainchi Ashram.

Hanumanji was inaugurated in 1967, and Maharaj-ji frequently stayed there.

There are several stories about events that happened with Maharaj-ji at this ashram.

Maharaj-ji often stayed at this ashram while westerners were staying at Kainchi.

Delhi Ashram

Maharajji's Delhi Ashram in MehrauliDelhi Ashram has many murtis, including the second biggest Annapoorna Mandir in India with a series of delightful bells to be rung as devotees climb the stairs up and also on the way down. Delhi Ashram is noted for it's spirit of giving. This ashram has created a hospital and two schools. This ashram feeds schoolchildren every day. In January 2001, a large new goshala (dairy) was inaugurated here.

This ashram is the source of many photos and books about Maharaj-ji. Maharaj-ji's Delhi Ashram is about one half hour drive southwest of New Delhi to Mehrauli. Outside of Mehrauli you go to Jonapur on Mandi Road past the farms and the village about 2 km on the left.

North Delhi Hanuman Temple

Maharajji's North Delhi Hanuman TempleNorth Delhi Hanuman temple. This little temple is hidden beneath a flyover of Mahatma Gandhi Marge near the Yamuna River in North New Delhi.

Inaugurated on December 4, 1965, this temple is now almost 'secret'.

It is very difficult to find with a very obscure entrance in an unlikely place just north of the Ladakh Tibetan Market.

This temple along with the small ashram was built by Maharajji and funded by Jugal Kishor Birla, who had no children and left his fortune to various religious trusts.

Hanumanghar

Maharajji's Hanumanghar Ashram, Naini TalInaugurated in 1951, this is reportedly the first temple established by Maharaj-ji.

This extensive ridge top temple has exquisite views on a clear day.

Hanumanghari temple is about 2 km from Nani Tal. It's a nice walk if the skies are clear. If it's raining you can go by car.

Arati is performed daily, morning and evening. On certain days specific devotional practices such as Hanuman Chalisas are done.

Check at the temple for complete schedule.

Kainchi Ashram

Kainchi AshramKainchi is a beautiful secluded mountain ashram located in the Kumoan Hills in Uttarakand. The first temple was inaugurated in June 1964. It is approximately 38 km from Naini Tal. Many hundreds of people visit the temples here every day, in season.

Each year, during the famous June 15th bhandara, reportedly, more than one lakh (100,000) people are fed. Beautiful Gardens.

Rules are strictly enforced and individuals staying at the ashram are required to participate in morning and evening arati. While the temples are open to everyone from 7am to 6pm in Winter, the ashram is closed for 4-5 months, because it becomes very cold.

Panki Hanuman Temple in Kanpur

Maharajji's Kanpur Ashram at PanikiInaugurated in January 1964, Panki Hanuman Temple is a very small temple on the outskirts of the city of Kanpur, near Panki Railway Station.

Within this temple resides the very wonderful and delightful Panki Hanuman-ji.

It was said that during the bhandara feast held at the inauguration of this temple Maharaj-ji was capable of feeding the whole city of Kanpur (current pop. Approx. 50-lakh (5 million).

A Mahasamadhi Bhandara is held here shortly after the mahasamadhi bhandara in Vrindaban.

There are no accommodations here whatsoever at this time.

Lucknow Ashram - Hanuman Sethu Mandir

Maharajji's Lucknow Ashram, Uttar PradeshInaugurated on January 26, 1967, this ashram includes 2 Neem Karoli Baba murtis, 2 Hanuman murtis, and 2 Shiva Linga.

This temple performs a major service in distributing Maharaj-ji's prasad in Lucknow, and seems to be one of the most visited temples in the city.

The ashram is always decorated as for a bhandara, thanks to a devoted staff. Maharaj-ji said that Lucknow Sankat Mochan Hanuman-ji (known as "the wish fulfilling Hanuman") is "the Governor General of all Hanuman's."

Wall murals depict: Ram and Sita, and Ram and Laxshman with Hanuman and the army of monkeys and bears building the bridge to Lanka.

 

Nib Karori Ashram & Maharajji's Cave

nib karori stiple IMG 5585 editedNib Karori Ashram and Maharajji's Cave.

Maharajji is reported to have sat here on the edge of the village of Neeb Karori, in Uttar Pradesh, as a sadhu for approximately 20 years until 1938.

The Hanuman temple here is the mandir of Hanumanji murti as made by Maharajji with His own hands.

The ashram/cave area is less than half kilometer from Lakshmandas Puri railway station where Maharajji performed the very famous lila with the train.

The best known of Maharajji's names as Neem Karoli Baba, Baba Nib Karori (Baba Neeb Karori) is derived from this place.

It was a very remote place then and even now it is off the beaten path.

Rishikesh Ashram

Neem Karoli Baba Rishikesh AshramNeem Karoli Baba Rishikesh Ashram, just south of Rishikesh, on the west side of the road you will be greeted by one of the two Hanuman murtis at Neem Karoli Baba’s (Baba Neeb Karori's) Rishikesh Ashram. This Hanuman rises forty feet above the passing motorists so that everyone who enter Rishikesh from Haridwar can have the darshan of Sri Hanuman-ji.

Morning and evening arati practice. Beautiful Gardens. Westerners have not been permitted to stay at this very small ashram with very large temples, located about 7 km south of Rishikesh.

A beautiful new library of spiritual knowledge has been established at this ashram. Head Librarian is Vidhu Bhushan Pant-ji.

Shimla - Sankatamocana Hanuman Temple

Maharajji's Shimla Ashram, UttarakandThis remote mountain temple was begun many years ago by Maharaj-ji .

This temple is now undergoing a major renovation.

A new Neem Karoli Baba murti was made in Jaipur. The mandir this this Maharaj-ji murti has a wonderful, high view of all the surrounding area.

At the entrance to this very special temple grounds is a very good Ganesh Temple with wonderful carvings on the outer walls.

Inauguration of the new Maharaj-ji murti was done at Hanuman Jayanti, 1999.

Taos Hanuman Temple

Taos Hanuman TempleTaos Hanuman Temple is within the Sri Neem Karoli Baba Ashram in Taos, New Mexico USA. The Taos Hanuman Temple is operated by western devotees of Neem Karoli Baba. Of the many gathering places of Neem Karoli Baba satsang in America, Neem Karoli Baba Ashram in Taos is the home of Sri Taos Hanuman-ji, a most unique and loveable murti.

Maharaj-ji's Taos Hanuman Temple is located at 7000-ft. elevation in the Sangre de Christo (Blood of Christ) Range of the Rocky Mountains. Taos is a small town noted as a "spiritual center". Thousands of Hindus from all over the world make pilgrimages to have the darshan of Sri Taos Hanuman-ji.

Vavania Ashram & Hanuman Temple

vavania3cropped web 300x235More than 100 years ago, after leaving His home when He was quite young, Maharajji went to the village of Vavania where there was a Vaishnav saint and stayed there for 6-7 years.

Maharajji practiced austerities, sadhana, and yoga here. This ashram has a pond where Maharajji sat and where He kept away from the world. Because of this, Maharajji was known as ‘Talaiya Baba’ then.

There was a tree where the herders who came to graze cattle and goats hung there food. When they went to eat the food, it was gone. They threw stones in the pond while demanding their food. Maharajji, sitting in the lake, then tossed various foods, including sweets, to them on the shore.

Vrindavan Ashram

vrindavan3 IMG 4357Located a short drive south of Delhi in north central India, Maharajji's beautiful Vrindavan ashram is the likely the most propitious of the ashrams and temples of Maharajji Neem Karoli Baba. The temple at the cremation place of Maharajji's last known body is called Samadhi Stahl. A yatra to this very holy place is always of great benefit to all devotees.

It was in Vrindaban that Maharajji chose to leave His body in 1973. The Neeb Karori Baba Vrindavan Ashram is located in Krishna’s holy city of Vrindaban on the plains of Uttar Pradesh. The first temple was inaugurated in 1967. This ashram is on Parikrama Marg a short ways from Mathura Road.

Within this ashram is the Mahasamadhi Mandir of Neem Karoli Baba / Neeb Karori Baba. This is the site of Maharaj-ji's Mahasamadhi Bhandara in September each year. In this ashram are Hanumanji Temple, Durga Devi Temple, Sita Ram Temple, Shivaji Yugshala Temple, and Maharajji's Mahasamadhi Temple.