Chilkur Balaji Temple, HyderabadCurrently Open [Closes at 08:00 pm]
- Address: Chilkur Balaji Temple Rd, Himayat Nagar, Hyderabad, Telangana 500075, India
- Timings: 05:00 am - 08:00 pm Details
- Phone: +91-8417235933
- Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
- Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Family And Kids
About Chilkur Balaji Temple, Hyderabad
Located on the banks of Osman Sagar Lake, the Chilkur (Chilkoor) Balaji Temple is a flocked by devotees who believe that their visit here will fast track their application for Visa! On a serious note, visa or not, you are sure to feel the sheer history and spiritual pulse of the place as you walk in to the temple. The place dates back to the 14th century and is one of the few temples in India that does not have a quick line for VIPs- treating every devotee equally.
Legends tell a story of how a devotee who visited Tirupati temple once a year could not do so and dreamed of Lord Venkateshwara who advised him to go to the nearby forest. On doing so, the devotee found a molehill and dug out at idol of Lord Balaji. But the axe he used to dig struck the statue and in no time the whole hill was covered in blood. The man flooded the molehill with milk and a ‘swayambhoo’ (self-made idol) of Lord Balaji with Goddesses Sridevi and Bhoodevi were formed here. The same site is where the temple Chilkoor Balaji Temple was built and even today, thousands of people come here to make a wish.
You will often find devotees taking 11 circumambulations of the inner shrine and coming back here to take another 108 circumambulations after their wish is fulfilled!
Chilkur Balaji Temple Information
- Do wear modest clothes and make sure you remove your footwear before entering the temple.
How To reach Chilkur Balaji Temple by Public Transport
- By Bus: Chilkur Balaji Temple bus stop
- By Taxi
- By renting a motorcycle
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Chilkur Balaji Temple, Hyderabad Reviews
One of d best place to visit which is popularly known in Hyderabad. The temple is not so grand but it is peaceful.. There is bus facility and car parking is also available..Apart from that it's a nice temple to visit. Simple and clean. There is no hundi here in this temple. it is not like other temple.
Chilkur Balaji Temple, popularly known as "Visa Balaji Temple''. Chilkur Balaji temple has a pleasing architecture too, boasting of being one of the oldest temples in Telangana. It is said that this temple was built more than half a millennium ago. If you are having trouble in getting US Visa, Chilkur Balaji Temple is your place. Famous for clearing US Visa.
Auspicious place. I visit frequently to this place. There are many small shop to buy handicrafts, bangles etc. Visit this early morning. Moreover there is belive that whatever you wish for here comes true.
Every body will love this place, if they visit. Admiring temple.. ambiance.. devotees crowd.
an age old traditional, pilgrimage destination. Chilkur Balaji Temple, Popularly known as Visa Balaj is a must visit place for who aspiring to flying abroad. Sacred, Superb atmosphere to feel the difference from concrete jungle. Go, take the blessings from our most powerful Balaji gaaru..!
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