The Maruti Mandir is also known as Hanuman Mandir and is enclosed by a circular railing. The temple has idols of Lord Hanuman on both its sides. The Maruti Mandir is one of the oldest temples in Shirdi and is one of the few temples facing south.
The Maruti Mandir is situated between Chavadi Mandir and Dwarkamai Mandir and has an idol of Lord Hanuman at its entrance. The Maruti Mandir is one of three places in the world which has the idol of Lord Hanuman in his reclining posture. The palki of Sai Baba which is taken out on special occasions also stops at the Maruti Mandir and the worshippers praise Sai Baba and Lord Hanuman.
The temple is flooded with worshippers during the occasions of Ramanavami and Hanuman Jayanti. People from nearby areas gather to offer their prayers during the festive season. Saturday, also known as Shravan in Marathi, is a spectator to maximum people coming around from Aurangabad and nearby localities to offer their prayers. The Maruti Mandir is situated at a distance of 6 kms from the famous Ellora Caves and has an eye catching view in itself.
Open: Every day
Visiting Timings: 0700 Hours to 2200 Hours