This sanctuary is situated in New Jersey, USA. The condition of New Jersey has an enormous Indian populace of around 300,000. In the year 1992, a sanctuary committed to Sri Venkateswara appeared that permitted the developing Hindu people group to interface with its social roots. This sanctuary is privately known as Bridgewater sanctuary.
About the Temple
The Utsav moorthis (symbols) are from India. They have a place with the TTD - Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam. The symbol of the directing divinity is made out of stone and is 7 foot in high. The god is seen alongside consorts Sridevi and Bhudevi . Sri Venkatesvara is at the middle and different divine beings and goddesses are all around as per Vastu Sastra. The icons of Sri Devi, Bhu Devi, Siva, Parvati, Ganapati, Subrahmanya and the Navagrahas were etched and dispatched from the shilpalayam in India and are made of stone. There are likewise marble divinities of Sri Rama Parivar, Sri Hanuman, Sri Lakshmi Narayan, Sri Radha Krishna, and Sri Durga. These were from Jaipur.
About the Deity
The Main divinity at this sanctuary is Balaji or Sri Venkateswara. There are around 50 little sanctuaries along a 25 mile span of Bridge water town. These are devoted to Swaminarayan, Shirdi Sai Baba, Durga and Aryasamaj.
Legend and Stories
The plot for this sanctuary was brought under the Hindu Temple and Cultural Society (HTCS), in September 1989. The sanctuary building is in a close-by range and the first plot has the group focus which is additionally called as sannidhi corridor.
The blessing of the Rajagopuram and Dvajasthambam (banner post) was done in July 1999.The sanctuary likewise takes after the conventions to revive the otherworldly powers of sanctuaries like clockwork. As of now a Pushkarostava Maha Kumbhabhiskhakam for all the vimanas (arches) are finished. Amid this occassion, His Holinesses Sri Chinna Jeer Swamiji and Sri Siddheswarananda Bharati Swamiji of Siddheswari Peetham, Courtallam (In Tamil Nadu), were available. It is said sacred water from the Ganga in India was brought for the Kumbhabhiskhakam.
All significant Hindu celebrations New Year's Eve and New Year day are commended here. Ladies make festoons to embellish the divinities. Sameepa (Darsan of the fundamental murti at the sanctuary in closeness) on this day is an uncommon component of celebration days.
Weekends, National Holidays, Festivals
8:30 AM - 8:30 PM
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
(Drapery to Srivari Mukhamandapam is shut amid the Aaradhna time)
Best Time To Visit
The Bridgewater sanctuary conspicuous in the traveler circuit and sees a considerable measure of vacationers particularly in the New Year months.
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Balaji Temple of Bridgewater in New Jersey
1 Balaji Temple Dr
Andhra Pradesh - 08807
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Relief from diseases
- Purchase of vehicles
- Gain Knowledge
Daivi Hyesa Gunamayi Mama Maya Duratyaya Mameva Ye Prapadyante Mayametam Taranti Te
Meaning -According to this sloka, the heavenly maya of God is very complicated, but those who worship God will be able to overcome it.
Balam Balavatam Caham Kamaragavivarjitam Dharmaviruddho Bhutesu Kamo'smi Bharatarsabha
Meaning -According to this sloka, God is the isolated and aloof strength of the controlling and virtuous craving in men.
Ye Caiva Sattvika Bhava Rajasastamasasca Ye Matta Everti Tanviddhi Na Tvaham Tesu Temayi
Meaning -According to this sloka, though the only source of satva, rajas and tamas (good, obsessive and dark) elements is God, they are not present within the God or the deity.
Tribhirgunamayairbhavairebhih Sarvamidam Jagat Mohitam Nabhijanati Mamebhyah Paramavyayam
Meaning -According to this sloka, the entire world doesn't recognize the eternal God beyond them, because they are consumed by the elements of satva, rajas and tamas (good, obssessive and dark).
The temple remains open from morning 08.30 AM to 08.30 PM in the night.