The Mehandipur Balaji Temple is a Hindu shrine located in the Dausa district of Rajasthan. It is dedicated to Lord Hanuman whose another popular name is Balaji. This religious site is visited by many pilgrims from different parts of the country all round the year. In front of the Balaji Mandir there is a temple dedicated to Shree Siyaram Bhagvan which has a beautiful idol of Siyaram built inside it. It is believed that a person suffering from evil spirits or sankatwalas get relieved from their trouble on a visit to this temple. They offer bhog of bundi ke laddu to Lord Balaji and urad pulse and rice to Bhairav baba who help them in getting rid of evil spirits. The temple experiences a lot of crowd during Saturdays and Tuesday which are said to be the days of Lord Balaji and many devotees visit the temple to offer their praying to the deity. Apart from organizing various rituals, the temple also helps the deprived people by distributing food among them and is also engaged in various other charitable works. The temple is also known to cure various physical ailments of people and provides them relief from their body pain. The devotees have immense faith on the supernatural powers of Lord Hanuman and their belief has also been proved correct in many cases.
History of the Attraction
This temple is believed to have a mythological connection which is very much eminent for the Hindu followers. It is said that many years ago, the image of Lord Hanuman and Pret Raja who is the king of evil spirits appeared from the Aravalli Hills. After this incident the people who are suffering from black magic or spell visit this place and make an appeal to Sri Bhairav Ji who relief them from these spirits. It is also said that this temple in Rajasthan is a powerful place because the deity is believed to have divine powers within himself.
The Mehandipur Balaji temple is well connected with both the airways and railways. Frequent bus services are also available which run through the Agra-Jaipur highway. If you are coming via Delhi then you can also hire a car to reach the temple.
Things to Do in and around
The visitors who come to visit the temple must also explore the other adjoin temples here like the Nilkanth Mahadev Temple, Kaila Devi Temple, Pratap Vatika and the famous Mataji ka Mandir.
Opening/Closing Timings and days
The temple gates remain open on all days of the week from 6am to 9pm.
The visitors are not charged any entry fee.
Best Time to Visit
Plan your trip to this holy temple during the festivals of Holi, Dusshera and Hanuman Jayanti when a grand festival is organized in the temple.