Venketashwar Temple (Tirupati Balaji) is located in Sujangarh, Churu district at Rajasthan. This temple is dedicated to lord Vishnu. The temple was constructed in the year 1994.
About The Deity
The principal deity of the temple is of Lord Venkateshwar. By his side is the statue of Shri Vishnu and on either side are Bhudevi and Laxmi. These deities are worshiped in the South Indian tradition. At one side of the temple is Padmawati while on the other side is Godadevi. In this temple, the priest, the other servers and various post holders are all South Indian Brahmins. In the sacred inner temple, the idol of Lord Venkateshwar is seen in black stone.
About the Temple
In North India, there is no Venkateshwar temple except here in Sujangarh. Lord Venkateshwar is worshiped in South India by all. Shri Tirupati Balaji is known by the name of Venkateshwar. People from throughout the country visit the temple of Tirupati Balaji hence Shri Venkateshwar Foundation Trust decided to build this temple in North India. Hindus following the Sanatan dharma worship the deity here.
The temple is built in South Indian style of Architecture. The Shikhar of the inner temple has on it statuettes of Gods and Goddesses. The hall of the inner temple is made of marble. There is a Sabha mandap and also a beautiful Gopuram and elevated Shikhar which is flat at the top. Worship is performed in the tradition of South India and all rules and rituals of South India are observed. From time to time preachers and Katha narrators also come.
As has been told the style of the temple is South Indian and its worship is also in keeping with the South Indian customs. Even the Pujaries are also South Indian Brahmins. The bhoga of the deity is prepared everyday and rice is the staple food. On every Saturday there is a ritual wash. By way of Prasad Seera(porridge) is distributed
Brahmamahotsav and Basant Panchmi.
Custom & Traditions of Temple
In the temple every morning a thousand names of Lord Vishnu are recited.
How To Reach Venketashwar Temple
Nearest airport is Jaipur airport.
Nearest railway station is Sujangarh railway station.
Nearest Bus stop is Sujangarh bus stop.
Venketashwar Temple (Tirupati Balaji),
Sankhla Bass, Sujangarh,
Rajasthan - 331507.
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 in Morning from 5.00 a.m. to 9.00 p.m.