Lord Balaji Temple Tour Maharashtra
Venkateshwara also known aas (Venkateshwer or Venkatachalapathi,Srinivasa,) is another form of Lord Vishnu who is also very popular as a Hindu deity. He is also known as Balaji . The Richest temple and the most visited temple of Lord Balaji is Tirupati, in Maharashtra there are three temple exact replica of Tirupati Temple , two are in Mumbai - Fanaswadi Sri Balaji Temeple This temple observes all religious programs starting from Suprabhata Seva to Ekanta Seva according to the same tradition following in Tirumala Temple. Then Balaji Temple at Nerul is built on the lines of Venkateshvara temple at Tirupati, the temple is surrounded by hills like the Tirupati Temple and thenyou have Prati Balaji Temple- Replica of the Tirupati Balaji is at Ketkawle village near pune. It is around 45 km from Pune.
Daywise itineray for Tour Itinerary :
Day 1 : Morning start to visit Fanaswadi Sri Balaji Temple - The temple at Fanaswadi, Mumbai is dedicated to the Lord of the Seven Hills Sri Venkateswara Swamy. The main deity of the temple is the replica of the deity at Tirumala Temple. The temple is populary known as Bombay's(Mumbai's) Little Tirupati. Then proceed to visit Nerul Balaji Temple - This is one of the famous temples located in Nerul. This temple is a replica of Lord Balaji Tirumala. Here One can have darshan of VarahaSwamy, Laxmi Narasimha Swamy, Vidya Ganapathi, padmavati ammavaru, DhyanAnjaneya, Vishwaksena and RaamanujAcharya in addition to Sri Balaji & move to Pune for overnight stay.
Day 2 : Morning visit Prati Balaji Temple near Pune- It is around 45 km from Pune on Bangalore Highway. The design of the temple is the perfect replica of the Tirupati Balaji temple. Inside the temple there is Idol of the Lord Venkateshwara. evening return to Mumbai. Tour Ends.