Balaram Mahadev Temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. It is located at Chitrasani, a Village in Palanpur Taluk, Banas Kantha District,Gujarat. About 10-15 KM from Palanpur city, Abu Road toward the right-hand turn is suited and this location is only 1-2 km There is removed. Here located Shivmandir beautiful place. Today, it has become a popular picnic spot, frequented by devotees and tourists alike.
About The Temple
The Shiva temple is said to be 5000 years old Mahabharata times. It is said that the Pandavas visited this place and stayed here for some time. There is a small check dams near the Mahadev temple and a river. There is also a temple of goddess, dudhdhara known as Temple. The temple is a sacred cow at a constant water flow in the mouth here, said that the river Ganges water.
The ancient Shivlinga temple is situated between the dense jungles. This Balaram River and eventually flows into the lake, forming a natural Gangasar said. Many natural springs, which are also found in the Aravalli Range initiator. The Act also near the mother and Hanuman temples is located.
There is also a temple of Lord Shiva, known as the lake shore at Koteshwar Mahadev. There are a few unidentified location, which is running a year is all that and a very good Mahadev temple Abhishek there are small there is a waterfall. The atmosphere of spiritual energy and peace that is surely a must for all travelers to the city life away from all the hassles can be satisfied in full.
Legend and Stories
Legend has it that a long time ago during drought, tribes unawares when he moved behind the child left the place. A year later, when they returned, the child was still alive, and so, if they are in this place, 'Balaram' named.
Prasad and Offering
Shiva devotees flock to pray and to a large number of Balaram Shiva Billipatra to offer. They are found in large numbers, especially on Mondays and the month of Shravan.
How To Reach Balaram Mahadev Temple, Chitrasani
Instead of Chitrasani one can take a flight to Ahmedabad Airport on regular basis
It is also accessible by train - nearest Balaram Chitrasani from the railway station is 2 km.
There are many buses and rickshaws away from palanpur to Balaram.
Balaram Mahadev Temple,
Chitrasani, Banas Kantha District,
Gujarat, Pincode - 385010.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Relief from diseases
- Purchase of vehicles
- Gain Knowledge
Achutham Keyshavam Rama Narayanam Krishna Damodaram Vasudevam Harim Shridharam Madhavam Gopika Vallabham Janaki Nayakam Ramachandram Bhajey
Meaning -Oh Lord who cannot be perished, who also has names like Keshava, Rama, Damodara, Narayana, Sridhara, Madhava, Krishna, Ramachandra the beloved of Janaki, let me say your name regularly.
Vasudeva Sutham Devam Kamsa Chanoora Mardhanam Devaki Paramanandham Krishnam Vande Jagathgurum
Meaning -I bow to you O Krishna, the ultimate guru, Devaki and Vasudeva's son, and the destroyer of Kamsa and Chanur.
Adharam Madhuram Vadanam Madhuram Nayanam Madhuram Hasitam Madhuram Hridayam Madhuram Gamanam Madhuram Mathuraa Dhipate Rakhilam Madhuram
Meaning -Meaning - Sweet are Your lips, sweet is Your face, sweet are Your eyes, sweet is Your smile, sweet is Your heart, sweet is Your gait, O Lord of Mathura, everything about You is sweet.
Alokya Mathur Mukha Madarena Sthanyam Pibantham Saraseeruhaksham Sachinmayam Devam Anantha Roopam Balam Mukundam Manasa Smarami
Meaning -I think of this Balamukundan as the one who looks lovingly at his mother's face while taking milk from her, who has eyes similar to the red lotus, who is the embodiment of truth and intelligence and other forms.
The temple is open from 6 A.M to 9 P.M