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Mehandipur Balaji Temple Timings, How to Reach, Best time to Visit

Mehandipur Balaji Temple
Mehandipur Balaji Temple

Mehandipur Balaji Temple (Mandir) is popular Hindu pilgrimage temple in Dausa district of Rajasthan. This temple is dedicated to Lord Hanuman who is also known as Balaji. The name Balaji is given to the child avatar (Form) of Lord Hanuman. Mehandipur Balaji Temple is famous for exorcism of evil spirits.

Mehandipur Balaji Temple Table of Contents

    1. Mehandipur Balaji Temple Darshan Timings and Address
    2. Mehandipur Balaji Temple History
    3. Mehandipur Balaji Temple Architecture
    4. Importance/Significance of Mehandipur Balaji Temple
    5. Mehandipur Balaji Temple Dos & Don’ts
    6. Mehandipur Balaji Temple Prasad & Bhog
    7. Treatment at Mehandipur Balaji Temple
    8. Best Time to Visit Mehandipur Balaji Temple
    9. How to Reach Mehandipur Balaji Temple
    10.Mehandipur Balaji Temple distance from various places
Darshan Timings Summer Timings 6 AM to 9.00 PM Winter Timings 6 AM to 8 PM”

Mehandipur Balaji Temple Address :

Agra Dausa Road, Mehandipur,
Rajasthan 303303

Mehandipur Balaji Contact/Phone Number – 088751-99900

Usually darshan timings for all Hanuman temples are same, however, Salasar Balaji Temple timings starts as early as 4 am.

Mehandipur Balaji Temple History

The history of Mehandipur Balaji Temple is a 1000-year-old. As per the legends, a renowned Mahant (Populary known as Ghante wale Baba) saw three deities in his dreams. These deities were Lord Hanuman, Lord Bhairav, and Pret Raj. When he opened his eyes, he saw Lord Hanuman in front of him. Lord Hanuman then ordered the Mahant to serve Him. This was the first sign which led to the construction of this temple.

As per the other folklore, long ago the image of Lord Hanuman and Pret Raja appeared from the Aravalli Hills. These images appeared at the place where the temple is currently situated.

Mehandipur Balaji Temple Architecture

The temple architecture is inspired by traditional Rajput architecture. The temple is divided into 4 section, first two sections have idols of Lord Hanuman and Lord Bhairav. It is believed that Lord Hanuman can ward off any black magic force on earth. The third and fourth section form the court of Pret Raj (King of Ghosts) where people possessed by evil spirits are made to stay and treated by pundits. Such people are chained and beaten as part of the treatment. This practice is followed to ward off evil spirits from the bodies of affected people.

Importance/Significance of Mehandipur Balaji Temple

There are many temples of Lord Hanuman in India but the temple of Mehandipur Balaji holds an important place in hearts of the Hanuman Devotees. You will find many people who come here are possessed by evil spirits or have been affected by black magic. Such people are usually chained and sometimes tied upside down with ropes.

In the evening, during the aarti many people who are possessed by evil spirits are found struggling and in a distressed state. It is a scary sight for the spectators since the victims shout on top of their voices and tell about the evil powers that control them.

This temple is set to be the only temple in India famous for curing such issues. The pundits here suggest remedy to people who suffer from evil spirit / black magic. Lakhs of devotees’ flock here especially on Tuesday and Saturday. It is said that people are treated here without any medicine. Methods like Arzi, Swamini and Darkhast are used to cure the distress people who are possessed by evil spirits. The possessed people are called “Sankatwalas” by the local people.

Dos & Don’ts Mehandipur Balaji Temple (Mehandipur Balaji ke Niyam) –

1. Do not eat or drink anything once you entered the village
2. Do not talk to touch anyone inside the temple
3. Do not carry any Prasad while going back home from the temple
4. Throw any food/water that you may be carrying while leaving the village.
5. Do not turn or look back at the temple while leaving.

Mehandipur Balaji Temple Prasad / Bhog

Boondi Laddus are offered as Prasad to Lord Hanuman, Urad Dal is offered to Shri Bhairav and Rice is offered to Pret Raj Sarkar.

There is a hole on the left side of the chest of Balaji idol. From this hole, a very thin stream of water flows. This water is collected in a tank and is distributed amongst the devotees as Prasad.

Treatment at Mehandipur Balaji Temple

The treatment for exorcism from evil spirits ranges from mild to intense.
1. Mild version, person is treated by reading holy text and feeding him strictly vegetarian food. This food excludes onion, garlic and any tamasik food.
2. Intense version, patients who are wild and violent are chained and beaten during the exorcism process.

Best Time to Visit Mehandipur Balaji Temple

Important festivals celebrated at Mehandipur Balaji Temple are as follows –
1. Shri Hanuman Jayanti
2. Krishna Janamashtami
3. Jal Jhoolan Ekadashi
4. Holi
5. Shukal and Ashad Navratras
6. Vijay Dashmi
7. Sharad Purnima
8. Diwali
9. AnnaKoot
10. Makar Sakranti
11. Shiv Ratri
12. Ram Navami

Holi, Hanuman Jayanti, Dusseshra are the most auspicious time to visit Mehandipur Balaji Temple.

Some of the famous spots worth seeing are as follows –
1. Shrine of Balaji
2. Court of Pret Raj Sarkar
3. Pooja Griha
4. BhairavJi Temple

How to Reach Mehandipur Balaji Temple

How to reach Mehandipur Balaji by Road – 3.5 Kms from Dausa, 66 Km from Jaipur, 44 Km from Hinduan city, 3 KM from Jaipur-Agra National Highway from Balaji Morh.

How to reach Mehandipur Balaji by Train/RailNearest Railway station is Bandikuin which is 40 KM away,

How to reach Mehandipur Balaji by Air – Nearest airport is at Jaipur which is 160 Kms away.

Mehandipur Balaji Temple Distance

For Devotee’s convenience, at Darshanbooking we have compiled a list that shows Mehandipur Balaji Temple Distance from various cities and pilgrimage places in India

Distance from Major Cities Kms
Distance Between Delhi to Mehandipur Balaji 265 KM
Distance Between Jaipur to Mehandipur Balaji 110 KM
Distance Between Dausa to Mehandipur Balaji 49 KM
Distance Between Bandikui to Mehandipur Balaji 36 KM
Distance Between Agra to Mehandipur Balaji 136 KM
Distance Between Alwar to Mehandipur Balaji 99 KM
Distance Between Ajmer to Mehandipur Balaji 245 KM
Distance Between Bharatpur to Mehandipur Balaji 83 KM
Distance Between Gangapur City to Mehandipur Balaji 76 KM
Distance Between Gurgaon to Mehandipur Balaji 225 KM
Distance Between Gwalior to Mehandipur Balaji 241 KM
Distance Between Indore to Mehandipur Balaji 630 KM
Distance Between Rewadi to Mehandipur Balaji 185 KM
Distance Between Meerut to Mehandipur Balaji 315 KM
Distance Between Hindaun City to Mehandipur Balaji 56 KM
Distance Between Sri MahaveerJi to Mehandipur Balaji 37 KM
Distance Between Mahwa to Mehandipur Balaji 20 KM
Distance Between Chandigarh to Mehandipur Balaji 521 KM
Distance Between Deoband to Mehandipur Balaji 407 KM
Distance Between Haridwar to Mehandipur Balaji 461 KM
Distance Between Dehradun to Mehandipur Balaji 504 KM

 
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    • Dear Msrao,

      There is no direct train from Hyderabad to Mehandipur Balaji Temple. You can take train from Secunderabad Jn To Agra Cantt .The approx travel time is between 22 Hrs to 25 Hrs depending upon the train you choose. The Rajdhani Express (22691) takes the least time 19h 38m. And from Agra Cantt you can take Marudhar Expres (14863) or Kurj Udz Exp(19665) to Mehandipur. The travel time is approx 2hrs.

      Thanks
      Amitabh