Shri Mehandipur Balaji
Sri mehandipur balaji temple is situated in dausa,rajasthan. Basically shri mehendipur balaji temple is lord hanuman ji's temple. Long ago the image of lord balaji and that of pret raja (the king of spirits) appeared from the arawali hills. Now people suffering from malignant spirits and black magic or spell get their relief when they make an appeal for relief to shri bhairav ji and shri pret raj sarkar who holds his court and awards punishment to the malignant spirits, ghosts, goblins, ghouls, evil eyed witches etc. Shrine of balaji, court of pret raja, pooja griha, bhairav ji temple and ram darbar are some of the spots worth seeing here. religious ritualistic performances, charity, feeding the poor, homeless and incapacitated people, water supply for all and fodder for cows and stray animals are the activities of this temple. balaji temple at mehandipur in rajasthan is very powerful place. It is believed that the deity in this temple has divine power to cure a person possessed with evil spirit. Hundreds of 'sankatwalas', as the possessed people are referred to in local lingo, throng to the temple everyday to offer prayers and have 'darshan'. The temple has also become a home and the last respite for the victims. The 'mahant' of the temple, shri kishor puri ji, prescribes the treatment. It can include reading holy texts, following a strict vegetarian and simple diet, and even afflicts physical pain to one's body. one can witness people going through various physical therapies like keeping heavy stones on their body , on arms, legs and chest , to ease their pain. There are others who inhale the smoke that fumes out of the sweet patasa's kept on smoldering cowpats. The ones with serious case of spirit possession, who tend to get violent, are even shackled in chains within the temple premises.
Salasar balaji is a religious place for the devotees of lord hanuman. It is situated in churu district of rajasthan on the jaipur- bikaner highway. Salasar-dham attracts innumerable indian worshipers throughout the year. On chaitra poornima and ashvin purnima large fairs take place in the area when more than 6 to 7 lacs of people assemble here to pay their homage to the deity. Hanuman sewa samiti looks after the management of the temple and the fair. There are many top class dharamshalas to stay and indian restaurants to eat. Salasar dham is situated in salasar town.the idol of hanuman in the salasar temple is considered as ‘swayambhu’ (self creation) & is a major ‘shakti sthal’ (place of power). Salasar balaji is in the religious circuit of ranisati dadiji mandir (jhunjhunu), khatu shyamji (khatu) & salasar balaji. These three important pilgrim centers are close to each other & attract millions of people every year. Connected by the national highway the 165 km drive from jaipur takes approximately two & a half hours, with plenty of refreshment stops in route. It is also in close proximity to sikar (57 km), lakshmangarh (31 km) ,sujangarh (27 km). Mandava & the simode fort resort are two luxury tourist attractions, which are just an hour & ahalf’s drive from salasar.
there was a small village called asota in the district do nagaur (rajasthan). The say sas saturday in samvat 1811, & it was the auspicious day of shravan shukla-navami. A jat farmer was ploughing his field, when all of a sudden the plough hit some thing & the sound – “thlikk” was heard. He dug that place & sound an idol covered with sand. When his wife reached there with his lunch packet, he showed her the idol. She cleaned the idol with heir sari & saw that the idol is of lord hanuman. They towed their heads with devotion & worshipped lord hanuman as balaji.
the news of the appearance of lord balaji spread in the village of asota immediately. The thakur of asota also heard the news. In his dream the “thakur” was ordered by balaji to send the idol to salasar. The same night, at salasar, a devotee of lord hanuman by the name of mohandas saw lord hanuman or balaji in his dream. Balaji told him about the idol found at asota. Mohandas immediately sent a message to the “thakur” of asota who was surprised as to how mohandasji knew minor details of the idol of lord hanuman without coming to asota. Certainly it was a kindness of lord balaji.
Salasar Balaji is a religious place for the devotees of Lord Hanuman. It is situated in Churu district of Rajasthan on the Jaipur- Bikaner Highway. Salasar-Dham attracts innumerable Indian worshipers throughout the year. On Chaitra Poornima and Ashvin Purnima large fairs take place in the area when more than 6 to 7 lacs of people assemble here to pay their homage to the deity. Hanuman Sewa Samiti looks after the management of the Temple and the fair. There are many top class Dharamshalas to stay and Indian restaurants to eat. Salasar Dham is situated in Salasar town. The idol of Hanuman in the Salasar Temple is considered as ?Swayambhu? (Self Creation) & is a major ?SHAKTI STHAL? (Place Of Power). Salasar Balaji is in the religious circuit of Ranisati Dadiji Mandir (Jhunjhunu), Khatu ShyamJi (Khatu) & Salasar Balaji. These three important pilgrim centers are close to each other & attract millions of people every year. Connected by the national highway the 165 km drive from Jaipur takes approximately two & a half hours, with plenty of refreshment stops in route. It is also in close proximity to Sikar (57 Km), Lakshmangarh (31 Km) ,Sujangarh (27 Km). Mandava & The Simode Fort resort are two luxury tourist attractions, which are just an hour & ahalf?s drive from Salasar. There was a small village called Asota in the district do Nagaur (Rajasthan). The say sas saturday in samvat 1811, & it was the auspicious day of Shravan Shukla-Navami. A Jat farmer was ploughing his field, when all of a sudden the plough hit some thing & the sound ? ?Thlikk? was heard. He dug that place & sound an idol covered with sand. When his wife reached there with his lunch packet, he showed her the idol. She cleaned the idol with heir sari & saw that the idol is of Lord Hanuman. They towed their heads with devotion & worshipped Lord Hanuman as Balaji.
To,Shri Ram Dutt Balaji Seva Mandal