Thursday, September 11, 2008
Introduction of Tirupati Balaji Temple,
Introduction of Tirupati Balaji Temple
India is famous for its culture and religion. There are many temples in this country. But in these temples, Tirupati Balaji Temple is a name not unknown to the people, not only in Chittoor district of state Andhra Pradesh but other parts of India also. Tirupati Balaji Temple forms the main part of the pilgrimage sites of the Hindus. Therefore, Tirupati Balaji Temple is the richest temple of the world. Tirumala Tirupati Temple is attributed for being the most visited temple of India and second most visited shrine in the world.
Tirupati Balaji Temple dedicated to Shri Venketeshwara. Shree Venkateswara is also known as the “Lord of the Seven Hills”. The term 'Venkateswara' is more popular word in southern part of India. So, the Lord is called as “Lord Balaji” too. The name Tirupati-Balaji means the “Lord of goddess Lakshmi”. Balaji is regarded as the form of Lord Vishnu, who is considered as the preserver of this universe.
Tirupati Balaji Temple is obtainable from anywhere in Andhra Pradesh. Anyone can easily reach Tirupati Balaji Temple by taking local buses or by hiring taxis from any district of Andhra Pradesh.