Chilkur Balaji Temple, Srinivasudu koluvaina ee gudi ki chala importance. Tirupathi, Dwaraka Tirumala taruvatha lord venkateswara ni ekkuva mandi chudadaniki vacchedi ee temple ke. Chilkur Balaji kakunda ikkada swamy varini VISA Balaji ani antuntaru. VISA Balaji ani enduku antaru….assala Chilkur Balaji temple enduku intha fanmous aindi templegurinchi pracharam lo unnavi and konni teliyani facts ippudu telusukundham padandi ?
1.Lord Balaji at Chilkur is Swayambhu (Self-manifested) & became famous after Lord Balaji devotee identified this holy shrine.
Some years ago there was a devotee who often visited Tirupati every year but he couldn’t make it one year. Later Lord Balaji came into his dream and said not to worry about his miss to Tirupati and I’ll be here near you and built a temple for me to devotee. Thus, how a devotee found out temple place appeared in his dreams and built a temple here.
2.And the same devotee family members have been managing the temple for many years.
The Chilkur temple is managed by the M.S. Soundar Rajan & C.S. Gopala Krishna of priest hereditary is taking care of Chilkur Balaji temple. Even women in the families are allowed to take care of activities at temple and perform pooja rituals of Lord Venkateswara.
3.No Separate Que & No Hundi
Chilkur Balaji temple is unique for the main reason, is the temple doesn’t have and encourage hundi system and also they don’t have separate darshan passes and separate que lines. Every devotee must follow and take a single que to take blessings of lord Balaji.
4.Chilkur Balaji is referred to as Visa Balaji & Visa Balaj – Why ?
Chilkur Balaji Temple Chilkur Balaji is famous as Visa Balaji as it is believed that Lord Venkateshwara blesses everyone who is in need of visas. Devotees have to follow a ritual if they want their wishes to come true. They have to perform 11 parikramas (circumambulations) around the sanctum while making the wish. Later, they have to perform 108 parikramas once their wish is fulfilled.
5.Not to close eyes when you visit temple & offer prayers in front of Lord Balaji
Chilkur Balaji priest and management motive is clear that, one who visits temples to see lord balaji must not close their eyes because you travel distance to see him and simply close eyes when they reach near lord balaji. That’s the reason they put on sign boards clearly mentioning no to close eyes.
6.Many students and employees visit this temple for VISA approvals !
After temple and lord balaji is known and famous for VISA Balaji, most of the students who want to fly to US, UK and other countries offer prayers and pradakshinas for VISA approval.
7.The temple is not under government control !
After ‘Ramanuj Kot’ temple in Rajasthan this is the only temple which is not under the control of state & central government bodies.
8. Ancient temple in Hyderabad
It is one of the oldest temples in Hyderabad built during the time of Madanna and Akkanna, the uncles of Bhakta Ramadas.