My post #SvsnReviewOnGoogleMaps became my all-time most viewed post. Reasons include the content material, description of my experience, devotional category, and, most importantly, the photos taken during the duration of my visit For information, I recall and reproduce 𝑯𝒚𝒅𝒆𝒓𝒂𝒃𝒂𝒅'𝒔 𝑺𝒉𝒓𝒊 𝑽𝒆𝒏𝒌𝒂𝒕𝒆𝒔𝒉𝒗𝒂𝒓𝒂 𝑺𝒘𝒂𝒎𝒊 𝑻𝒆𝒎𝒑𝒍𝒆 𝒊𝒔 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒇𝒐𝒓𝒆𝒎𝒐𝒔𝒕 𝑻𝑻𝑫 𝒔𝒉𝒓𝒊𝒏𝒆.
Although Lord Balaji's hilltop shrine in Tirumala is unequalled as a place of pilgrimage, devotees can save the arduous journey for salvation by making their prayers at a Tirupati replica in the centre of Hyderabad city.
After adding more TTD (Tirumala Tirupathi Devasthanams) ceremonies, the Balaji Bhavan in Hyderabad, the capital of Telangana state, which is only 575 kilometres from the venerated sanctorum, stands out among all TTD sub-shrines in the nation and the world.
In the middle of the 1980s, the temple opened as a TTD prayer hall and information centre.
A duplicate of Lord Balaji's idol was later put in the temple. I've heard that the Balaji Bhavan Liberty Devotees Society, founded in the 1980s, took the initiative to create the shrine for conducting rituals, in contrast to other sub-shrines where TTD makes all decisions.This temple is unique in that it possesses all of the trappings of religious grandeur associated with TTD temples.
Another unique feature of this temple is the presence of a bookshop, Kalyana Mandapam, information centre, and pradikshana corrider (a pedestrian way around the temple).
Although the Hyderabad temple makes an effort to replicate the atmosphere of Tirumala, it lacks a parking place. Vehicles must be parked on the main Himayathnagar route.
This time, like I do each year, I bought a variety of desk and wall calenders as well as a 2023 diary. Sharing these things with my well-wishers makes me feel delighted.