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There are some famous temples in Hyderabad too. Some of them are Sai brundavan at Deshmukhi, Iskon temple, Birla Mandir and Chilkoor Balaji. Chilkur Balaji Temple is one of the most famous and visited temples in Hyderabad which attracts lakhs of devotees because of belief in Lord Venkateshwara or Lord Sri Balaji. It’s also popularly known by other names like Chilkoor Balaji or Visa Balaji Temple or Visa Temple since it’s believed that many students have wished to get visas to other countries and they have got it. Chilkur Balaji is located in a place called Chilkur nearby Mehedipatnam and so it’s called Chilkur Balaji Temple. It’s located 25 km from the center of Hyderabad.
Chilkur Balaji Temple
Chilkur Balaji Temple is one of the oldest temples which was constructed in the 14th century during the time of Akkanna and Madanna, the uncles of Bhakta Ramdas. More than lac devotees visit this temple and on Fridays and Saturdays, their visitors get double than the daily visitors.
Another specialty of this temple is that they don’t accept any money and have no hundi for donations. However, they have started donations through online funds transfer to their account. Another good thing is that all the persons are treated in some respect, so there are no privileges for VVIP persons.
Call it rituals or prayers, people do 11 meanders of the inner shrine to make a wish and when it’s fulfilled they have to carry out it 108 times around the sanctum sanctorum. The 11 meander represents the secret of creation, 1 for the soul and 1 for the body, and 108 meanders represent 1 for Existence, Almighty or God, 0 for Creation and 8 for Human Body. The majority of wishes people come here are for visa-related and thus the name is ‘Visa Balaji Temple’.
Chilkur Balaji Temple Timing:
One can visit this temple at this time –
6 AM to 1 PM and 4 PM to 6 PM
Open All Days
Distance from Hyderabad:
- Secunderabad Railway Station: 30.1 km
- JBS Bus Stand: 31.1 km
- MGBS Bus Stand: 26.5 km
- Mehdipatnam: 21.4 km
Chilkoor Balaji Tourism Attraction:
To the back of the temple, we have the beautiful Osman Sagar Lake with green trees. If one to reach this temple he should reach out to Chilkur located in Moinabad Mandal which is located outskirts of Hyderabad through Mehendipatnam.
Chilkoor Balaji Bus Route:
One can avail of TSRTC buses bearing 288D as the service number for every 15 minutes or better hire a taxi and you know Ola and Uber are always there for you. You need to pay extra to them as this is out of the city vicinity for them.
Chilkur Balaji Temple Contact Details:
Phone Number: 084172 35933
Address: Chilkur Balaji Temple Rd, Himayatnagar, Telangana 500075, India
So that’s all about the Balaji Chilkur mandir.
Note: Please note that Covid-19 restrictions might apply.