Tuesday 19 March 2013

Fanaswadi Sri Balaji Temple Timings, Route Map & Contact Telephone Numbers: Mumbai, India

The temple at Fanaswadi, Mumbai is dedicated to the Lord of the Seven Hills Sri Venkateswara Swamy. The main deity of the temple is the replica of the deity at Tirumala Temple. This temple observes all religious programs starting from Suprabhata Seva to Ekanta Seva according to the same tradition following in Tirumala Temple. The temple is populary known as Bombay's(Mumbai's) Little Tirupati.

Temple History:
Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple was consecrated on July 10, 1927(Friday) in the presence of His holiness  the "Jagadguru Prathivadi Bhayamkara Srimad Ananthacharya Swamji Maharaj of Kanchi". The temple was constructed in Dravidian Style strictly according to Silpa Sastra. Some of the idols(images) found in this temple were belong to the Chola Period(1080 to 1130A.D.). These icons had brought from Udaya Rajendrapuram near Vaniyambadi, Tamilnadu are exquisite pieces of art.

The other deities in the temple are Sri Vardaraja Swami, Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy, Sri Rajagopala Swamy with Goddess Rukhmini and Satyabhama and Sri Rama, Lakshmana and Goddess Sita.

Sri Venkateswara Devasthanam Temple Darshan Timings:
I)  Monday to Thursday: 5:40am to 11:30am & 4:00pm to 9:30pm
II) Friday to Sunday: 5:00am to 12:00am & 4:00pm to 9:30pm

Sri Venkatesh Devasthan Temple Address:
Sri Venkateswara Devasthanam,
80-84 Fanaswadi,
Maharashtra, India.
Telephone Numbers: 022-22084628, 22013401 and 22086977

How to Reach:
From Chatrapati Shivaji Terminus(CST), Mumbai, pick up bus route no 103. It takes 15minutes to reach Fanaswadi. The distance from CST to Fanaswadi is 2.5km.

Route Map: