Before setting up a Hanuman temple at Hanumangarh, about one and a half k.m. from Nainital, Babaji had established Hanuman temples at Babania in Gujarat and at Neebkarori. But the temple built at Bajranga Garh was the first in Uttarakhand.
Babaji selected a gravel hill at a place named Ghati for this temple at Nainital. The hill was so weak that there was always a land slide and was a danger to the nearby places and the road down below.
Besides, the children and adults who died of small-pox were buried in the adjacent Manora hill. After sunset none dared to go there alone. The phosphorus emitted by the bones lying there sparked off here and there at night and made the place look more frightening.
Babaji very well knew that the local people might not suddenly be inspired to build a temple there. He, therefore, sat on the road-side parapets one by one in the evening everyday after Kisanpur, a place about 1 km. from Nainital.
The devotees also gathered there, tea was made by the road-side, and bhandara was arranged with the prasad brought. Maharajji often spent the night there with a few devotees. This system continued for many days.