Mehandipur Balaji Temple is a famous Hindu temple of Hanuman Ji located in the Karauli district of Rajasthan, This temple is situated in a town named Mehandipur, on the border of the Karauli district and Dausa district. Which is known as Mehdipur Balaji. Here Hanuman Ji is worshiped in the form of a child.
This temple is famous all over the world for the removal of ghosts and upper obstacles. This place is situated between two hills, due to which it looks very attractive. The pure climate and the pure environment here give great pleasure to the mind.
Mehandipur Balaji Temple
Here three gods predominate – Shri Balaji Maharaj, Shri Pretraj Sarkar, and Shri Kotwal (Bhairava). These three gods appeared here about 1000 years ago today. Pretraj Sarkar is sitting in the post of magistrate here, while “Bhairav Ji” is seated in this temple-like Kotwal.
Mehandipur Balaji Story
According to a legend, a great devotee of Hanuman Ji lived in a village in Rajasthan. Every day he would take out cow’s milk with his hands and offer it to Hanuman Ji. As the days passed, he got old and his health started deteriorating.
Due to ill health, the devotee was not able to offer milk to Hanuman Ji for several days. After that Hanuman Ji, himself used to come to the house of his devotee and drink the milk of his cow. For long days, the devotee was upset because his cow was not giving milk.
One day he kept an eye on the cow secretly for the whole day and when Hanuman Ji came to drink cow’s milk, taking the form of a child, the devotee mistook him as a devil child and attacked him with a stick. After this Hanuman Ji pardoned his devotee and gave his darshan. It is believed that there are still marks of injury on the idol.
During the British rule, in 1910, Balaji automatically abandoned the hundreds of years old Chola. This Chola was to be flown in the Ganges. The devotees reached the nearby Mandavar railway station. The British station master stopped the Chola from being taken free of cost and started carrying its luggage.
But the miraculous Chola sometimes becomes heavy and sometimes light. The confused railway station master eventually had to let Chola go without luggage and he also saluted Balaji’s miracle. After this, a new Chola was offered to Balaji.
There is such a belief about this temple that every day a large number of people reach here to get relief from obstacles like ghosts. Science does not believe in ghosts and spirits, but here everyday people troubled by phantom obstacles from far and wide come for salvation.
Every day at 2 o’clock Kirtan is held in the court of Pretraj Sarkar, in which the upper shadows on the people are removed. There are some rules of this temple that are important to remember while visiting.
You cannot eat or give any kind of Prasad of Mehandipur Balaji Temple to anyone. Even you cannot take it here to at home. Even you cannot take any food and drink or aromatic thing home from here. It is believed that on doing this, upper obstacles come on you, so the devotees definitely remember these rules while having darshan.
There is no looking back while performing aarti here. It is believed that by doing this a spirit follows you.
Just in front of the idol of Mehandipur Balaji is the idol of Lord Ram-Sita, which he always visits. There is a rule for all the travelers coming here that they have to stop consuming onion, garlic, egg, meat, alcohol before coming here.
Mehandipur Balaji aarti time
Morning 6:15 AM to 6:45 AM(Summer) 6:25 AM to 6:55 AM(Winter)
Evening 7:15 PM to 7:45 PM(Summer) 6:35 PM to 7:05 PM(Winter)
Mehandipur Balaji temple timings
Every Day: Morning 06.00 to 11:30, Evening 12.00to 09.00
Mehdipur Balaji Darshan Timings
Morning 7:30 AM to 11:30 AM Evening 12:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Delhi to Mehandipur Balaji distance
Approx 300 KM
Jaipur to Mehandipur Balaji distance
Approx 110 Km
Mehandipur Balaji Near Railway Station
Bandikui Railway Station
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